Civil Service Regulation (Amendment) Act 2005

Appointment of civil servants beyond normal retirement age.

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8.—The Principal Act is amended by the insertion after section 8 of the following section:

“Appointment of civil servants beyond normal retirement age.

8A.—(1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), nothing in section 8 shall prevent the appointment of a person who has attained the age of 65 years to an established or unestablished position in the Civil Service.

(2) A person who has attained the age of 65 years shall not be appointed to either an established or unestablished position in the Civil Service unless that person is a new entrant.

(3) This section shall not apply as respects the appointment of a person to a position as an officer to whom the Act of 1919 applies.

(4) In this section ‘new entrant’ has the same meaning as is assigned to it by section 2 of the Public Service Superannuation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2004 .”.