Tynwald Standing Orders
1. There shall be a Standing Committee of the Court on Management of the Clerk of Tynwald's Office.
2. The Committee shall be chaired by the Speaker of the House of Keys, the Vice-Chairman shall be the President of Tynwald and shall further be composed of two Members of the House of Keys and a Member of the Legislative Council.
3. The Committee shall -
(i) oversee the management of the secretariat of the Office of the Clerk of Tynwald;
(ii) ensure that necessary services are provided for Members of Tynwald, that appropriate resources are made available to allow for such services and that such resources are properly used;
(iii) oversee the efficient and effective use of resources by the Clerk of Tynwald, who shall be the Accounting Officer for the Tynwald budget;
(iv) provide authority for setting staffing levels and overall terms and conditions of service of the staff of the Office of the Clerk of Tynwald;
(v) for the purposes of the Public Records Act 1999 be the Committee authorized to make decisions in relation to Tynwald papers.
(vi) be the Tynwald Management Committee referred to in section 3 of the Tynwald Auditor General Act 2011, with the relevant powers and responsibilities in relation to the Tynwald Auditor General; and
(vii) be the Tynwald Management Committee referred to in section 3 of the Tynwald Commissioner for Administration Act 2011, with the relevant powers and responsibilities in relation to the Tynwald Commissioner for Administration.
4. The Committee shall consider nominations of deceased persons for inclusion in the Manx Patriots‘ Roll of Honour and may recommend to Tynwald the award of honours by the Court to living persons; and in relation to these duties -
(i) The Committee shall report to Tynwald at least once during the life of each House of Keys, but not necessarily to make a recommendation.
(ii) Any recommendation made by the Committee shall be subject to the approval of a majority of the whole of Tynwald sitting in public and voting as one body.
(iii) The Committee shall be responsible for the erection and ongoing maintenance of the Manx Patriots‘ Roll of Honour, which shall be maintained in a prominent position in the public part of the Precincts of Tynwald.
(iv) A plaque shall be placed in a prominent position at a site in the Island appropriate to the person admitted to the Roll and the Committee may consider presenting a suitable memento to the family of the person concerned.