Public Service Act 2020

If you need more information about this Act, please contact the administering agency: Public Service Commission
45 Duty to act independently when making decisions about public service chief executives


When making decisions about individual chief executives, the Commissioner is not responsible to the Minister and must act independently.


The independence required by subsection (1) does not apply to clauses 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8 of Schedule 7 (relating to appointment, reappointment, transfer, conditions of employment, and removal from office of chief executives).

Compare: 1988 No 20 s 5