C-23.1, r. 2 - Regulation respecting the rules of conduct applicable to the office staff of ministers

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32. An act or omission by an office staff member is deemed not to be a breach of this regulation if he or she had previously requested an advisory opinion from the Ethics Commissioner and the advisory opinion concluded that the act or omission did not contravene this regulation, so long as the facts relevant to the request were fully and accurately presented to the Ethics Commissioner.
Decision 2013-03-15, s. 32.