(1) The committee has the functions given to it under this Act.
(2) The committee's functions include--
(a) advising the chief executive on matters relating to the content and operation of the code of conduct; and
(b) if asked by the chief executive--advising the chief executive in relation to any matter arising under this Act or the Industrial Relations Act 1999, chapter 11A.2
(3) In performing its functions, the committee--
(a) may consult with anyone the committee considers appropriate; and
(b) may ask the chief executive to give the committee any information, including copies of departmental records, about a matter; and
(c) may do all things necessary or convenient to be done for, or in connection with, the performance of its functions.