Resources and Legislation


The rules guiding people who work as staff in ministers’ offices can be found in the Public Service of Ontario Act, 2006, as well as in the Conflict of Interest Rules of Public Servants (Ministers’ Offices) and Former Public Servants (Ministers’ Offices), Reg. 382/07.

Ministers' staff are welcome to call us with any questions about how the Act and the rules apply to their situations. Phone us at 416-314-8983 or email us at


Learn more about the rules for minister’s staff and how to submit the gift form.

Sample Inquiries

Read some sample inquiries received by the Office from ministers’ staff.

Financial Declaration

Ministers' staff who routinely work on matters involving the private sector may be required to submit a financial declaration. The form can be found here.


Find out more about the Integrity Commissioner’s role in helping ministers’ staff by reading our FAQs.

Report into The Role of Ministers' Staff at Queen's Park

In 2015, Integrity Commissioner Morrison released a consultation report into the role of ministers' staff at Queen's Park. The Commissioner made five recommendations, including extending the in-service rules to all employees who work in the office of an MPP. Read the report here.

Ministers' Staff

Sample Inquiries

Read examples of inquiries received by the Integrity Commissioner from ministers’ staff and the advice or direction provided in response.