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VICTORIA POLICE ACT 2013 - SECT 41

Probation for promotion

    (1)     A promotion is subject to an initial period of probation of one year.

    (2)     At the end of the initial period of probation, the promotion is confirmed unless, before that time, the Chief Commissioner

        (a)     disallows the probation under subsection (4); or

        (b)     extends the probation for a period not exceeding one year.

    (3)     At the end of a further period of probation under subsection (2)(b), the promotion is confirmed unless, before that time, the Chief Commissioner disallows the promotion under subsection (4).

    (4)     The Chief Commissioner may disallow a promotion at any time during an initial or further period of probation.

    (5)     If a promotion is disallowed, from the time of the disallowance, the protective services officer's rank is the rank he or she held immediately before the promotion.

    (6)     In determining whether or not a period of probation has ended, any of the following periods of absence from duty must be disregarded—

        (a)     suspension;

        (b)     leave without pay;

        (c)     personal leave of one month or more continuously;

S. 41(6)(d) substituted by No. 3/2019 s. 89(1).

        (d)     parental leave of one month or more continuously;

        (e)     long service leave.



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