Public Service Management (Recruitment and Appointments) Act 2004
( a) appointments to positions in the Civil Service, including, except where otherwise provided, unestablished positions,
( b) appointments to positions in the Garda Síochána,
( c) appointments to positions to which the Local Authorities (Officers and Employees) Act 1926 applies,
( d) appointments to such positions, or class of position, in the local authorities, the health boards and the F5 [ education and training boards ], or any of them, as are designated by order of the Minister under section 6 ,
( e) appointments to positions in any other public service body as may be prescribed by order of the Minister under section 6 .