Public Service Management (Recruitment and Appointments) Act 2004
Staff of Office of Commission.
F15[32.— (1) With effect from the commencement of the Ombudsman (Amendment) Act 2012, in so far as it relates to the Office of the Commission:
(a) the members of the staff of the Office of the Commission upon such commencement shall become members of the staff of the Office of the Ombudsman,
(b) subject to paragraph (c), such and so many officers and staff of the Ombudsman as may be designated from time to time by the Director for the purposes of staffing the Office of the Commission and any such designation may be revoked at any time,
(c) the person who immediately before such commencement had been the Director shall cease to be the Director upon such commencement and—
(i) shall be deemed to be an officer of the Office of the Ombudsman designated to the Office of the Commission, and
(ii) such deemed designation shall not be revoked without his or her consent.]
(2) The grades of the staff of the Office of the Commission and the members of staff in each grade shall be determined by the Minister.
(3) The members of the staff of the Office of the Commission, including the Director, are civil servants of the State.
Substituted (31.10.2012) by Ombudsman (Amendment) Act 2012, s. 20, commenced as per s. 1(3).