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Public Service Act, 1994 (Act No. 103 of 1994)

Chapter IV : Employment in Public Service

11. Appointments and filling of posts


(1) In the making of appointments and the filling of posts in the public service due regard shall be had to equality and the other democratic values and principles enshrined in the Constitution.


(2) In the making of any appointment in terms of section 9 in the public service—
(a) all persons who applied and qualify for the appointment concerned shall be considered; and
(b) the evaluation of persons shall be based on training, skills, competence, knowledge and the need to redress, in accordance with the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No. 55 of 1998), the imbalances of the past to achieve a public service broadly representative of the South African people, including representation according to race, gender and disability.

[Section 11(2) substituted by section 16(a) of Act No. 30 of 2007]


(3) [Section 11(3) deleted by section 16(b) of Act No. 30 of 2007]


[Section 11 substituted by section 8 of Act No. 47 of 1997]