This section provides information and annual reports regarding Special Adviser appointments prior to January 2020.

When were the Code of Conduct and Code of Practice laid?

The Code of Conduct and the Code of Practice were laid before the Northern Ireland Assembly on 20 August 2013. 

These Codes were updated in January 2020.

The annual report to the assembly was laid on 11 June 2014.  

All the documents were laid in accordance with the provisions of the civil service (Special Advisers) Act (Northern Ireland) 2013.

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