Governance in Brief February 2017
Revised Code of Practice for the Governance of State Bodies
Governance in Brief is a summary of the latest corporate governance developments, incorporating details of the source, relevant dates and links to further information.
Revised Code of Practice for the Governance of State Bodies.
On the 17th August 2016 the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform launched the revised Code of Practice for the Governance of State Bodies 2016 (the ‘Code’). The Code applies to financial reporting periods beginning on or after 1 September 2016.
The revised Code is split into a suite of documents comprising the main Code, as well as detailed guidance set out in four separate documents: Business and Financial Reporting requirements; Audit and Risk Committee guidance; Remuneration and Superannuation; and Board self-assessment Evaluation Questionnaire.