(1) For the purposes of subsection 22(4) of the Act, this regulation sets out the circumstances in which a person may be engaged as an SES employee for a specified term.
(2) The person may be engaged for a specified term if the term does not exceed 5 years.
(3) For the purposes of subsection 22(5) of the Act, if the person has been engaged for a specified term of less than 5 years:
(a) the engagement may be extended once or more than once; but
(b) the engagement may be extended only to the extent that the total term does not exceed 5 years.
Note: Paragraph 10A(1)(b) of the Act provides that the usual basis for engagement of an APS employee is as an ongoing APS employee.