States' Assembly & Constitution Committee - P.2022/40
The States are asked to decide:-
Whether, after consideration of the policy letter entitled 'Commissioner for Standards' dated 6th May 2022, they are of the opinion:-
1. To rescind:-
a. resolution 1b, and
b. that part of resolution 3, insofar as it requires the Committee to return to the States with an Ordinance amending the Reform (Guernsey) Law, 1948
made by the States of Deliberation on 19th August 2020, following consideration of the policy letter entitled "Review of the Code of Conduct for Members of the States of Deliberation" (Billet d'État XVI of 2020, Article 10).
2. To agree that the position of Commissioner for Standards should be established by way of a Projet de Loi amending the Reform (Guernsey) Law, 1948 and providing for the matters referred to in the un-rescinded resolutions made by the States of Deliberation on 19th August 2020 and the matters set out in section 4 of the Policy Letter and to direct the preparation of legislation as may be necessary to give effect to this decision.
3. To insert the following sentence into section 41 of the 'Code for Members of the States of Deliberation' at the beginning of the second paragraph:
"An appeal must be submitted within 10 working days of being provided with the Panel's report, with the reasons for the appeal being set out in writing".