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08 Mar 2019

Persons of trust became subject to a new code of ethics on 1 March 2019. The Standards in Public Life Act obliges persons of trust – meaning persons who are engaged in the private secretariats of ministers and parliamentary secretaries, and who serve in an advisory, consultative or executive capacity – to abide by the…

24 Jan 2019

Parliament’s Standing Committee for Standards in Public Life held its first meeting on 22 January 2019. Dr George Hyzler, Commissioner for Standards in Public Life, was present at the meeting together with Charles Polidano, Director General in the Commissioner’s office. In his opening remarks the Hon. Anġlu Farrugia, Speaker of the House of Representatives and…

18 Jan 2019

On 14 and 15 January 2019 Dr George Hyzler, Commissioner for Standards in Public Life, held meetings with counterpart officials in the United Kingdom to find out how they functioned and to learn from their experiences. Dr Hyzler was accompanied by Charles Polidano, Director General in his office. On 14 January 2019 Dr Hyzler and…