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Codes of best practice for the council of Acas

This Code sets out the general responsibilities of Members of the Council of the Acas and the standards of conduct which they should observe in directing the Service.

It draws on the model Code of Conduct for Board Members of Public Bodies published in June 2011.

The Chair and Members of the Council are appointed by the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) according to the procedures set out in s248 and s249 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 and the Code of Practice issued by the Commissioner for Public Appointments. This section also defines those circumstances in which the Chair and Members may be removed from office.