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

Regulations

Public Service Regulations, 2016

Chapter 4 : Employment Matters

Part 4 : Appointments and other employment matters

62. Secondments

 

(1) A secondment in terms of section 15(2) or (3) of the Act may only take place if—
(a) the employee or person being seconded has the necessary competency;
(b) the period of secondment does not exceed 12 calendar months, unless due to operational reasons determined otherwise by the Minister; and
(c) an agreement has been concluded between the receiving and seconding department, organ of state, other government or any other body.

 

(2) The recipient department, organ of state, other government or any other body in terms of section 15(2) or (3) of the Act shall bear the inclusive costs of secondment, unless the seconding department, organ of state, other government or any other body agree otherwise.

 

(3) If an employee is seconded upon his or her request in terms of section 15(3)(b)(i) of the Act, the relevant executive authority may bind him or her to continued employment in the relevant department or another department immediately after the secondment for a period not exceeding the period of the secondment.