Adoption Act 2010

114.

Codes of conduct.

114.— (1) For the purposes of section 113 (1) , the Authority shall issue codes of conduct for the guidance of persons who are—

( a) members of a committee of the Authority but are not members of the Authority,

( b) employees of the Authority other than employees to whom a code of conduct under section 10(3) of the Standards in Public Office Act 2001 applies,

( c) engaged under section 124 by the Authority as advisers, or

( d) employees of persons referred to in paragraph (c) .

(2) A code of conduct issued under this section for the guidance of persons referred to in subsection (1) shall indicate the standards of integrity and conduct to be maintained by them in performing their functions under this or any other enactment.

(3) A person to whom the code of conduct relates is required to have regard to and be guided by the code in performing functions under this or any other enactment.

(4) The terms and conditions on which a person is employed by the Authority or by a person referred to in subsection (1) (c) or on which a person is engaged by the Authority as an adviser are deemed to include the requirements that apply to that person under subsection (3) .