887. Code of Conduct for members of the House of Commons.

The purpose of the Code of Conduct for members of the House of Commons1 is to assist all members in the discharge of their obligations to the House, their constituents and the public at large by:


    (1)     establishing the standards and principles of conduct expected of all members in undertaking their duties;


    (2)     setting the rules of conduct which underpin those standards and principles and to which all members must adhere; and in so doing


    (3)     ensuring public confidence in the standards expected of all members and in the commitment of the House to upholding those rules2.

The obligations in the Code are complementary to those which apply to all members by virtue of the procedural and other rules of the House and the rulings of the chair, and

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