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61 .         Staff, appointment of etc.

        (1)         The Governor may, on the recommendation of the Commissioner, appoint such staff as are necessary for the performance of the Commissioner’s functions.

        (2)         Subject to this Act the terms and conditions of service of a person appointed under subsection (1) are those determined by the Governor.

        (3)         Part 3 of the Public Sector Management Act 1994 does not apply to a person appointed under subsection (1).

        (4)         The Commissioner may by arrangement with the Minister concerned and, if appropriate, the employing authority, within the meaning of the Public Sector Management Act 1994 , of the officer or employee, make use, either full-time or part-time, of the services of any officer or employee employed in the Public Service or in a State instrumentality or otherwise in the service of the Crown in right of the State.

        (5)         Before commencing to carry out his or her duties under this Act a person who is appointed under subsection (1), or whose services are used under subsection (4), has to take an oath or make an affirmation that he or she will faithfully and impartially perform those duties, and that he or she will not, except in accordance with this Act, divulge any information received under this Act.

        (6)         The oath or affirmation has to be administered by the Commissioner.

        [Section 61 amended: No. 32 of 1994 s. 19.]

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