Health Service Executive (Governance) Act 2013

9.

Amendment of section 25 of Act of 2004.

9.— Section 25 of the Act of 2004 is amended—

( a) by substituting the following for subsection (1):

“(1) In performing functions under this Act or any other enactment as—

( a) an appointed director or a member of a committee of the Directorate (including the audit committee),

( b) Director General,

( c) an employee of the Executive,

( d) a person engaged by the Executive as an adviser, or

( e) a person employed by a person referred to in paragraph ( d),

a person shall maintain proper standards of integrity, conduct and concern for the public interest.”,

( b) in subsection (2), by substituting “paragraph ( d)” for “paragraph ( c)”,

( c) by substituting the following for subsection (3):

“(3) For the purposes of subsection (1), the Directorate shall issue codes of conduct for the guidance of persons referred to in that subsection and may issue different codes in respect of different classes of such persons.”,

and

( d) in subsection (6), by substituting “subsection (1)( d)” for “subsection (1)( c)”.