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Constitutional Reform and Governance Act 2010

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part 1 The civil service

    1. CHAPTER 1 Statutory basis for management of the civil service

      1. Application

        1. 1.Application of Chapter

      2. Civil Service Commission

        1. 2.Establishment of the Civil Service Commission

      3. Power to manage the civil service

        1. 3.Management of the civil service

      4. 4.Other statutory management powers

      5. Codes of conduct

        1. 5.Civil service code

        2. 6.Diplomatic service code

        3. 7.Minimum requirements for civil service and diplomatic service codes

        4. 8.Special advisers code

        5. 9.Conduct that conflicts with a code of conduct: complaints by civil servants

      6. Appointment

        1. 10.Selections for appointments to the civil service

        2. 11.Recruitment principles

        3. 12.Approvals for selections and exceptions

        4. 13.Complaints about competitions

        5. 14.Monitoring by the Commission

      7. Special advisers

        1. 15.Definition of “special adviser”

        2. 16.Annual reports about special advisers

      8. Additional functions of the Commission

        1. 17.Agreements for the Commission to carry out additional functions

      9. Final provisions

        1. 18.Definitions etc

    2. CHAPTER 2 Consequential and transitional provision

      1. 19.Consequential amendments and transitional provision

  3. Part 2 Ratification of treaties

    1. 20.Treaties to be laid before Parliament before ratification

    2. 21.Extension of 21 sitting day period

    3. 22.Section 20 not to apply in exceptional cases

    4. 23.Section 20 not to apply to certain descriptions of treaties

    5. 24.Explanatory memoranda

    6. 25.Meaning of “treaty” and “ratification”

  4. Part 3 Parliamentary standards etc

    1. Amendments of the Parliamentary Standards Act 2009

      1. 26.Compliance Officer

      2. 27.Membership of Speaker’s Committee

      3. 28.Transparency etc

      4. 29.MPs’ salaries

      5. 30.MPs’ allowances scheme

      6. 31.Allowances claims

      7. 32.MPs’ code of conduct relating to financial interests

      8. 33.Investigations

      9. 34.Enforcement

      10. 35.Relationships with other bodies etc

      11. 36.Further functions of the IPSA and Commissioner

      12. 37.Expiry of provisions of the Parliamentary Standards Act 2009

      13. 38.Consequential amendments

    2. Other provision

      1. 39.Resettlement grants for MEPs

      2. 40.Parliamentary and other pensions

  5. Part 4 Tax status of MPs and members of the House of Lords

    1. 41.Tax status of MPs and members of the House of Lords

    2. 42.Tax status of members of the House of Lords: transitional provision

  6. Part 5 Transparency of government financial reporting to Parliament

    1. 43.Inclusion in departmental estimates of resources used by designated bodies

    2. 44.Corresponding provision in relation to Wales

  7. Part 6 Public records and freedom of information

    1. 45.Transfer of records to Public Record Office

    2. 46.Freedom of information

  8. Part 7 Miscellaneous and final provisions

    1. 47.Section 3 of the Act of Settlement

    2. 48.Parliamentary elections: counting of votes

    3. 49.Meaning of “Minister of the Crown”

    4. 50.Financial provision

    5. 51.Power to make consequential provision

    6. 52.Extent, commencement, transitional provision and short title

    1. Schedule 1

      The Civil Service Commission

      1. Part 1 The Commissioners

      2. Part 2 The Commission

    2. Schedule 2

      Consequential amendments and transitional provision relating to Part 1

      1. Part 1 Consequential amendments to Acts of Parliament

      2. Part 2 Consequential amendments to other legislation

      3. Part 3 Transitional provision relating to the Civil Service Commission

      4. Part 4 Other transitional provision

    3. Schedule 3

      Parliamentary Standards Act 2009: substituted Schedule 2

    4. Schedule 4

      Parliamentary Standards Act 2009: new Schedule 4

    5. Schedule 5

      Parliamentary standards: consequential amendments

      1. Part 1 Amendments of the Parliamentary Standards Act 2009

      2. Part 2 Amendments of other Acts

    6. Schedule 6

      Parliamentary and other pensions

      1. Part 1 Parliamentary and other pensions

      2. Part 2 Provision which may be included in schemes

      3. Part 3 Amendments, transitional provision etc

    7. Schedule 7

      Amendments of Freedom of Information Act 2000

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