The Civil Service Code of Standards and Behaviour sets out a framework for civil servants to work within. You must behave according to the code’s principles and live by its values. The Commission can investigate possible breaches of the code.

Who does the code apply to?

The code applies to civil servants of the Government and of the State.

What does the code cover?

Under the code, civil servants must deliver services to a high standard, behave appropriately at work and maintain the highest standards of probity.

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