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Publication of guidelines for political staff wishing to run for federal or municipal elections

October 5th 2021 - The Ethics Commissioner (the “Commissioner”) issues guidelines for staff members of a deputy, ministerial cabinet or cabinet of the National Assembly who are considering to stand as a candidate in a federal or municipal election. The document identifies the ethical principles and rules of conduct to which they should pay attention before and during the election campaign. Examples are also provided to fuel the reflection of those concerned.

Members of the political staff are invited to contact the Commissioner for any questions relating to their situation.

Consult the guidelines (French only)