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


Public Service Regulations, 2016

Chapter 4 : Employment Matters

Part 4 : Appointments and other employment matters

64. Determination of requirements for employment


(1) An executive authority shall determine and record composite requirements for employment in any post on the basis of the main objectives, core functions and the inherent requirements of the job.


(2) An executive authority shall—
(a) ensure that the requirements for employment do not unfairly discriminate against any person; and
(b) comply with any statutory requirement for the appointment of employees.


(3) An executive authority shall not employ a foreign national, unless—
(a) in the case of a permanent appointment, he or she is a permanent resident; or
(b) in the case of a temporary appointment, he or she is a permanent resident or he or she has been issued with an appropriate permit in terms of the Immigration Act, 2002 (Act No. 13 of 2002).