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Appendix 2: Proposed fifth principle to be added to the Civil Service Code

Commitment to public service

You must:

You must not:


157 This injunction is to last for whatever period is determined by your employing department, or, in the case of officials at SCS 3, by the Advisory Committee on Business Appointments. For a specified period, [currently] two years, after leaving the public service you may not take any employment without the specific prior approval of your department or the Advisory Committee. These requirements form part of your conditions of employment as a public servant, as set out in the Civil service Management Code.




21 April 2017