• the Public Service Act, 1994, so as to insert and delete definitions; to provide for the duty to report to the Commission when an executive authority or head of department acts on a direction of the Commission; to provide that special service benefits to heads of departments are not permissible on dismissal of a head of department; to provide for clarity in respect of directions and recommendations made by the Commission; to provide for the limitation of political rights under certain circumstances; to remove the Commission from the ambit of the Public Service Act, 1994 (Proclamation No. 103 of 1994);
• the Public Service Commission Act, 1997, so as to insert and amend definitions; to elucidate the power of the Commission to give directions related to recruitment, transfers, promotions and dismissals; to grant the Commission the power to take remedial action; to provide for the Office of the Commission, its human resources, administration and management; to provide for delegations by the executive authority; and
• the Public Administration Management Act, 2014, so as to require the Minister to obtain the concurrence of the executive authority of the Public Service Commission in respect of a directive to be applicable to the Office of the Public Service Commission, and to provide for matters connected therewith.
National Council of Provinces
Sent for Assent
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