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CodeofConduct - Policy Manual QANTAS CODE OF CONDUCT ETHICS...

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Policy Manual Section No.: 1 - Corporate Governance Authorised: Qantas Board Policy No.: 2 - Qantas Code of Conduct & Ethics Date: 16 April 2008 Page No.: 1 - 10 QANTAS CODE OF CONDUCT & ETHICS Overview Introduction 1.1 The Qantas Code of Conduct & Ethics (Code) is the Qantas Group’s principal corporate governance Policy. The Code governs the conduct of the Qantas Group and its Directors, employees, consultants and all other people when they represent the Qantas Group. In this Code 1.2 This Code deals with: General Principles Statement of Compliance Compliance with Laws and Regulations Political Contributions Unacceptable Payments Giving or Receiving Gifts Protection of Qantas Assets Proper Accounting Dealing with Auditors Unauthorised Public Statements Conflict of Interest Use of Inside Information Qantas Employee Share Trading Policy General Principles Compliance with Laws and Ethical Standards 2.1 Qantas, its subsidiaries and associated entities (Qantas Group), Directors, employees, consultants and all other people when they directly or indirectly represent the Qantas Group must comply, at all times, with all laws governing its Australian and international operations. They must also conduct the Qantas Group’s operations in keeping with the highest legal, moral and ethical standards. Performance of Duties by Qantas Employees 2.2 All Directors and employees of Qantas, its subsidiaries and associated entities (Qantas Employees) must conduct the business of the Qantas Group with the highest level of ethics and integrity. This obligation applies particularly to dealings with shareholders, customers, suppliers, competitors, governments, regulators, other Qantas Employees and all others stakeholders. 2.3 Qantas Employees must, at all times, act: i. ethically, honestly, responsibly and diligently; ii. in full compliance with the letter and spirit of the law and this Code; and iii. in the best interest of the Qantas Group.
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Policy Manual Section No.: 1 - Corporate Governance Authorised: Qantas Board Policy No.: 2 - Qantas Code of Conduct & Ethics Date: 16 April 2008 Page No.: 2 - 10 Breach of the Code 2.4 Any breach of applicable laws, prevailing business ethics or other aspects of this Code will result in disciplinary action. Such disciplinary action may include (depending on the severity of the breach) reprimand, formal warning, demotion or termination of employment. 2.5 Similar disciplinary action will be taken against any supervisor or manager who directly approves (and/or condones) such breach or has knowledge of the breach and does not immediately take appropriate remedial action. 2.6 Breach of applicable laws or regulations may also result in prosecution by appropriate authorities. Qantas will not pay, directly or indirectly, any penalties imposed on a Qantas Employee as a result of a breach of law or regulation. Qantas will also not pay the legal costs of a Qantas Employee convicted of breaching such law or regulation.
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