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


Public Service Regulations, 2016

Chapter 5 : Senior Management Service

91. Ethics and conduct


Members of the SMS shall—

(a) display the highest possible standards of ethical conduct;
(b) set an example to those employees reporting to them and maintain high levels of professionalism and integrity in their interaction with political office-bearers and the public;
(c) ensure that they minimise conflicts of interest and that they put the public interest first in the performance of their functions; and
(d) avoid any conflict of interest that may arise in representing the interests of his or her department and being a member of a trade union, as defined in section 213 of the Labour Relations Act.