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Civilian Secretariat for Police Service Act, 2011 (Act No. 2 of 2011)

Chapter 3 : Secretary for Police Service

12. Vacancy


(1) When the Secretary is unable to perform the functions of office, or during a vacancy in the office of Secretary, the Minister may designate another person to act as Secretary until the Secretary returns to perform the functions of office or the vacancy is filled.


(2) The provisions of section 7(1), (3) and (4) apply to the designation or filling of a vacancy in terms of subsection (1).


(3) In the case of a vacancy, the Minister must fill the vacancy within a reasonable period of time, which period must not exceed one year.