– Code of Conduct and Ethics Administrative Guidelines –

Review of a Decision

Intent of the Review Process

This is an internal review of a management decision and is intended to take place before an adverse action is taken so as to avoid hardship.

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Appeal to the Ethics Commissioner

The appeal to the Ethics Commissioner is intended to occur after the Deputy Head or Executive Council has reviewed the conflict situation and made a determination.

After this ruling is received, an employee may write to the Ethics Commissioner requesting a review.

The Ethics Commissioner will be asked to review the matter as quickly as possible and will provide a recommendation to the Minister of the department or to Executive Council as appropriate.

In the event that the Ethics Commissioner is unable to conduct a review, the Minister will establish an alternate process for review in consultation with the Public Service Commissioner.

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About this Guideline

Authority:   Code of Conduct and Ethics Regulation
Application:   Organizations Under the Public Service Act
Effective Date:   March 18, 1998
Contact:   Labour Relations

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