Public Service Management (Recruitment and Appointments) Act 2004
Recruitment under Act and other competitions, etc.
47.—(1) Recruitment in respect of posts to which this Act applies may only be undertaken—
( a) by the Public Appointments Service or other licence holder concerned,
( b) with the duly given authority of the office holder concerned, and
( c) within the terms and conditions of the recruitment licence concerned.
(2) The Service or other licence holder concerned, as the case may be, shall hold all competitions, examinations, interviews and tests which are for the time being duly required by law to be held by the Service or licence holder concerned.