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Parliamentary Standards Act 2009

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  1. Introductory TextNext Match

  2. IntroductoryPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. 1.Bill of RightsPrevious MatchNext Match

    2. 2.House of LordsPrevious MatchNext Match

  3. Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority etcPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. 3.Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority etcPrevious MatchNext Match

  4. Salaries and allowances for MPsPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. 4.MPs' salariesPrevious MatchNext Match

    2. 5.MPs' allowances schemePrevious MatchNext Match

    3. 6.Dealing with claims under the schemePrevious MatchNext Match

    4. 7.Information and guidance about taxationPrevious MatchNext Match

  5. MPs' code of conduct relating to financial interestsPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. 8.MPs' code of conduct relating to financial interestsPrevious MatchNext Match

  6. Investigation and enforcementPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. 9.InvestigationsPrevious MatchNext Match

    2. 10.Offence of providing false or misleading information for allowances claimsPrevious MatchNext Match

  7. Final provisionsPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. 11.Further functions of the IPSA and CommissionerPrevious MatchNext Match

    2. 12.InterpretationPrevious MatchNext Match

    3. 13.Power to make transitional etc provisionPrevious MatchNext Match

    4. 14.Short title and commencementPrevious MatchNext Match

    5. 15.Expiry of provisions of the ActPrevious MatchNext Match

  8. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1Previous MatchNext Match

      Independent Parliamentary Standards AuthorityPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. Part 1 Members of the IPSAPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. MembershipPrevious MatchNext Match

          1. 1.(1) The IPSA is to consist of the following members—...Previous MatchNext Match

        2. Appointment of chair and ordinary membersPrevious MatchNext Match

          1. 2.(1) The chair of the IPSA is to be appointed...Previous MatchNext Match

        3. Terms and conditions: generalPrevious MatchNext Match

          1. 3.(1) Subject to the provisions of this Schedule, the chair...Previous MatchNext Match

        4. Term of officePrevious MatchNext Match

          1. 4.(1) The chair of the IPSA is to be appointed...Previous MatchNext Match

        5. Resignation and removal from officePrevious MatchNext Match

          1. 5.(1) The chair of the IPSA may resign from office...Previous MatchNext Match

        6. RemunerationPrevious MatchNext Match

          1. 6.(1) The terms and conditions on which a person is...Previous MatchNext Match

        7. Code of conductPrevious MatchNext Match

          1. 7.(1) The IPSA must issue, and may from time to...Previous MatchNext Match

        8. DisqualificationPrevious MatchNext Match

          1. 8.(1) In Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the House...Previous MatchNext Match

      2. Part 2 The IPSAPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. StatusPrevious MatchNext Match

          1. 9.(1) The IPSA, its members and its staff are not...Previous MatchNext Match

        2. EfficiencyPrevious MatchNext Match

          1. 10.The IPSA must aim to do things efficiently and cost-effectively....Previous MatchNext Match

        3. PowersPrevious MatchNext Match

          1. 11.The IPSA may do anything (except borrow money) which is...Previous MatchNext Match

        4. CommitteesPrevious MatchNext Match

          1. 12.(1) The IPSA may establish any committees which it considers...Previous MatchNext Match

        5. Procedure and proceedingsPrevious MatchNext Match

          1. 13.(1) The IPSA is to regulate its own procedure, and...Previous MatchNext Match

        6. StaffPrevious MatchNext Match

          1. 14.(1) The IPSA must appoint a chief executive (see paragraph...Previous MatchNext Match

          2. 15.(1) The Speaker may appoint a person (“the interim chief...Previous MatchNext Match

        7. Staff pensionsPrevious MatchNext Match

          1. 16.(1) Employment by the IPSA is included among the kinds...Previous MatchNext Match

        8. Separation of administration functions and regulation functionsPrevious MatchNext Match

          1. 17.(1) The IPSA's administration functions are to be carried out...Previous MatchNext Match

        9. Meaning of “administration functions” and “regulation functions”Previous MatchNext Match

          1. 18.(1) The IPSA's administration functions are its functions under— Previous MatchNext Match

        10. DelegationPrevious MatchNext Match

          1. 19.(1) The IPSA may delegate functions to— Previous MatchNext Match

        11. Contracting-out of payment functionsPrevious MatchNext Match

          1. 20.(1) The IPSA's payment functions may be carried out by—...Previous MatchNext Match

        12. Delegation and contracting out of pension functionsPrevious MatchNext Match

          1. 21.(1) Section 1(2) of the Superannuation Act 1972 (c. 11)...Previous MatchNext Match

        13. FundingPrevious MatchNext Match

          1. 22.(1) The IPSA's expenditure is to be paid out of...Previous MatchNext Match

        14. AccountsPrevious MatchNext Match

          1. 23.(1) The IPSA must keep proper accounting records. Previous MatchNext Match

        15. AuditPrevious MatchNext Match

          1. 24.(1) The IPSA must, as soon as practicable after the...Previous MatchNext Match

        16. Annual reportPrevious MatchNext Match

          1. 25.(1) As soon as practicable after the end of each...Previous MatchNext Match

        17. Documentary evidence

          1. 26.(1) The application of the seal of the IPSA is...

        18. Freedom of informationPrevious MatchNext Match

          1. 27.(1) In Part 6 of Schedule 1 to the Freedom...Previous MatchNext Match

        19. Public recordsPrevious MatchNext Match

          1. 28.In Schedule 1 to the Public Records Act 1958 (c....Previous MatchNext Match

        20. InterpretationPrevious MatchNext Match

          1. 29.(1) In this Schedule “financial year” means— Previous MatchNext Match

    2. SCHEDULE 2Previous MatchNext Match

      Commissioner for Parliamentary InvestigationsPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. Appointment of CommissionerPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 1.(1) The Commissioner is to be appointed by Her Majesty...Previous MatchNext Match

      2. Terms and conditions: generalPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 2.(1) Subject to the provisions of this Schedule, the Commissioner...Previous MatchNext Match

      3. Term of officePrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 3.(1) The Commissioner is to be appointed for a fixed...Previous MatchNext Match

      4. Resignation and removal from officePrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 4.(1) The Commissioner may resign from office by giving written...Previous MatchNext Match

      5. RemunerationPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 5.(1) The terms and conditions on which a person is...Previous MatchNext Match

      6. StatusPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 6.(1) The Commissioner is not to be regarded— Previous MatchNext Match

      7. FundingPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 7.(1) The IPSA must provide the Commissioner with adequate resources...Previous MatchNext Match

      8. Annual reportPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 8.(1) As soon as practicable after the end of each...Previous MatchNext Match

      9. DisqualificationPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 9.(1) In Part 3 of Schedule 1 to the House...Previous MatchNext Match

      10. Freedom of informationPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 10.In Part 6 of Schedule 1 to the Freedom of...Previous MatchNext Match

      11. Public recordsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 11.In Schedule 1 to the Public Records Act 1958 (c....Previous MatchNext Match

      12. InterpretationPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 12.In this Schedule “the Speaker” means the Speaker of the...Previous MatchNext Match

    3. SCHEDULE 3Previous MatchNext Match

      Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards AuthorityPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. MembershipPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 1.The members of the Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary...Previous MatchNext Match

      2. Term of officePrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 2.(1) A person appointed under paragraph 1(d) (“an appointed member”)...Previous MatchNext Match

      3. Committee proceedingsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 3.(1) The Committee may determine its own procedure (including quorum)....Previous MatchNext Match

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