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

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Public Service Regulations, 2016

Chapter 4 : Employment Matters

Part 4 : Appointments and other employment matters

60. Re-appointment of former employees

 

(1) An executive authority shall not re-appoint a former employee if that employee left the public service—
(a) earlier on the condition that he or she would not accept or seek reappointment; or
(b) due to ill health and cannot provide sufficient evidence of recovery.

 

(2) Notwithstanding subregulation (1)(a) and subject to regulation 61, an executive authority may appoint such former employee in a post if—
(a) no other suitable candidate could be recruited in terms of these Regulations;
(b) the appointment is made for a fixed term not exceeding three years; and that term may be extended only once for a further term not exceeding three years; and
(c) the employee has not been previously appointed in terms of this regulation.

 

(3) Notwithstanding subregulation (1)(a) and subject to regulation 61, an executive authority may appoint such former employee additional to the establishment if—
(a) the appointment is made for a period not exceeding the period contemplated in regulation 57(4); and
(b) the employee may not be appointed more than twice in terms of this regulation.