Ethics Panel – Terms of Reference
The ACAT Ethics Panel consists of a group of senior ACAT members and lay persons who oversee the operation of the ACAT Concerns and Complaints Procedure and advise on the ACAT Codes of Ethics.
The Panel is appointed by the Chair of the Ethics Panel on advice from the Chair of ACAT and Board of Trustees.
The Chair of the Ethics Panel, who is a lay member of the Panel, is appointed by the ACAT Board of Trustees.
The ACAT Ethics Panel consists of at least six members of ACAT and three or more lay members. Further members of the Panel may be co-opted by the Chair of the Ethics Panel on advice from the Chair of ACAT and Board of Trustees as needed.
The Panel meets annually to review the operation of the Concerns and Complaints Procedure and the Codes of Ethics and to advise the Board of Trustees on revisions.
Chair of the Ethics Panel – Role Description
In consultation with the Chair or ACAT and with the help of ACAT administration to administer and co-ordinate the ACAT Code of Ethics and Concerns and Complaints Procedure including:
Approved at ACAT’s AGM 11 July 2014
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