Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (Act No. 108 of 1996)
Chapter 10 : Public Administration
197. Public Service
|(1)||Within public administration there is a public service for the Republic, which must function, and be structured, in terms of national legislation, and which must loyally execute the lawful policies of the government of the day.|
|(2)||The terms and conditions of employment in the public service must be regulated by national legislation. Employees are entitled to a fair pension as regulated by national legislation.|
|(3)||No employee of the public service may be favoured or prejudiced only because that person supports a particular political party or cause.|
|(4)||Provincial governments are responsible for the recruitment, appointment, promotion, transfer and dismissal of members of the public service in their administrations within a framework of uniform norms and standards applying to the public service.|
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