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


Public Service Regulations, 2016

Chapter 4 : Employment Matters

Part 5 : Performance Management

73. Rewarding performance


(1) Each executive authority shall establish a performance incentive scheme to reward employees or any category of employees within the limits determined by the Minister as contemplated in subregulation (3).


(2) A head of department shall establish a written departmental performance incentive scheme—
(a) determining the nature, rules and control measures of the scheme;
(b) communicating the nature and rules of the performance incentive scheme to all employees;
(c) ensuring that employees who implement the quality and quantity control measures of the scheme are not entrusted with the implementation of that scheme in relation to themselves; and
(d) including provisions for the introduction of non-financial incentives, if deemed appropriate.


(3) The Minister shall from time to time determine a percentage of a department's remuneration budget that shall not be exceeded for the purpose of granting performance rewards.


(4) The Minister shall from time to time determine the maximum percentage performance reward to be granted to an employee or categories of employees.