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Scottish Ministerial Code: 2018 edition

Scottish Ministerial Code: 2018 edition

Thursday, February 8, 2018

ISBN: 9781788515757

A code of conduct and guidance on procedures for members of the Scottish Government (the First Minister, Cabinet Secretaries and Law Officers) ) and junior Scottish Ministers

Executive Summary

The Scottish Ministerial Code provides the First Minister's code of conduct and guidance on procedures for members of the Scottish Government (the First Minister, Cabinet Secretaries and Law Officers) and junior Scottish Ministers.

All Scottish Ministers are expected to behave in a way that upholds the highest standards of propriety. They are expected to observe the Seven Principles of Public Life and the principles of Ministerial conduct set out in the Code.