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Housing Development Agency Act, 2008 (Act No. 23 of 2008)

24. Staff of Agency


1) The Board must determine the staff establishment necessary to enable the Agency to perform its functions.


2) An employee is appointed subject to the terms and conditions determined by the chief executive officer in accordance with the policy and within the financial limits determined in accordance with a human resource policy approved by the Minister of Finance and the Minister for the Public Service and Administration, which may make provision for non-pensionable allowances for employees.


3) The chief executive officer must determine and supply each employee with a copy of the code of conduct, applicable to all members of staff of the Agency and justiciable for purposes of disciplinary proceedings, to ensure-
a) compliance with applicable law;
b) the effective, efficient and economical use of the Agency's resources; and
c) the promotion and maintenance of a high standard of professional ethics.


4) A person in the employ of the Agency becomes a member of the Government Employees' Pension Fund contemplated in section 2 of the Government Employees Pension Law, 1996 (Proclamation No. 21 of 1996), and is entitled to pension and retirement benefits as if that person were in service in a post classified in a division of the public service.


5) Staff from public entities reporting to the Minister may be employed by the Agency subject to the provisions of the Labour Relations Act, 1995 (Act No. 66 of 1995), and the human resource policy referred to in subsection (2).


6) Staff may also be transferred or seconded to the Agency from the public service subject to the provisions of the Public Service Act, 1994 (Proclamation No. 103 of 1994), and the human resource policy referred to in subsection (2).