Statement of Ministerial Standards

GovernmentPolicies and Guidelines
Thursday, 15 February 2018
Publication author(s):
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
Publication abstract:

Ministers and Parliamentary Secretaries are entrusted with the conduct of public business and must act in a manner that is consistent with the highest standards of integrity and propriety.  

They are required to act in accordance with the law, their oath of office and their obligations to the Parliament. 

In addition to those requirements, it is vital that Ministers and Parliamentary Secretaries conduct themselves in a manner that will ensure public confidence in them and in the government.

This document sets out the expected standards for that conduct.

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