Public Service Management (Recruitment and Appointments) Act 2004

Fees.

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10.—(1) The Commission and the Public Appointments Service may each charge fees, if any, to public service bodies in respect of any service carried out under this Act by the Commission or the Service, respectively.

(2) A licence holder may charge fees, if any, to candidates for a competition to which this Act applies.

(3) Any fees collected and taken under this section—

( a) by the Commission or the Public Appointments Service shall be paid into or disposed of for the benefit of the Exchequer in accordance with the directions of the Minister, and

( b) by any other licence holder shall be paid into or disposed of for the benefit of the Exchequer in accordance with the directions of the relevant Minister, issued with the consent of the Minister.

(4) The Public Offices Fees Act 1879 does not apply to any fees charged under this Act.