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

Chapter IV : Employment in Public Service

13. Appointment on probation


(1) If so required by regulation, an executive authority shall appoint an employee on probation for such period as may be prescribed for the relevant category of employees.


(2) After the completion of a probationary period contemplated in subsection (1) an executive authority shall confirm the probationary appointment if the employee concerned has—
(a) performed at least satisfactorily during the period; and
(b) complied with all the conditions to which his or her appointment was subject.


(3) if the probationary appointment is not confirmed in terms of subsection (2), the executive authority may extend the period of probation or dismiss the employee in accordance with the Labour Relations Act.


[Section 13 substituted by section 19 of Act No. 30 of 2007]