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Constitutional Reform and Governance Act 2010

Section 34: Enforcement

195.This section inserts new section 9B into the 2009 Act and gives effect to Schedule 4, which inserts a new Schedule 4 into the 2009 Act. New section 9B(1) introduces new Schedule 4 to the 2009 Act which sets out the enforcement powers of the Compliance Officer. In addition to those enforcement powers, new section 9B(2) provides that the Compliance Officer may also provide information to the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards. For example, if the Compliance Officer discovered information about an MP which was relevant to the work of that Commissioner, the Compliance Officer would be able to provide that information to him or her.

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