Ethics Committees - Bodies to Regulate and Monitor Ethical Standards in Public Life

01-05-2000

This paper examines those bodies at national level in EU Member States, Canada and the USA which correspond to 'committees on standards in public life'. Where no such body exists, it seeks to indicate what organs exercise comparable functions or what constraints are imposed on the behaviour of elected representatives and non-elected officials.

This paper examines those bodies at national level in EU Member States, Canada and the USA which correspond to 'committees on standards in public life'. Where no such body exists, it seeks to indicate what organs exercise comparable functions or what constraints are imposed on the behaviour of elected representatives and non-elected officials.