(1) An affected employee may apply in writing to the relevant Agency Head for primary review of a reviewable action.
(2) However, the application must be made to the Merit Protection Commissioner if the application is for review of:
(a) a determination that the affected employee has breached the Code of Conduct; or
(b) a sanction imposed for breach of the Code of Conduct.
(3) Also, the employee may apply in writing to the Merit Protection Commissioner for review of the action if:
(a) the Agency Head was directly involved in the action; or
(b) it is not appropriate, because of the seriousness or sensitivity of the action, for the Agency Head to deal with the application; or
(c) the action is claimed to be victimisation or harassment of the employee for having made a previous application for review of action.
(4) The application must state briefly:
(a) why the review is sought; and
(b) if a particular outcome is sought--the outcome sought.
Examples of outcomes:
1 Reconsideration of the action.
2 Re-assignment of duties.