Public Service Management (Recruitment and Appointments) Act 2004



54.—In respect of a competition for a position within the public service, a person shall not—

( a) knowingly or recklessly make an application that is false or misleading in a material respect for the position,

( b) in purported compliance with a requirement for the position, knowingly or recklessly provide any information or documentation that is false or misleading in a material respect,

( c) canvass any person, with or without inducements, on his or her own behalf or on behalf of a candidate for the position,

( d) personate a candidate at any stage of the recruitment and selection process concerned,

( e) knowingly or maliciously obstruct a person engaged in the conduct of the competition or otherwise interfere with the general conduct of that competition,

( f) knowingly and without lawful authority take any action that could result in the compromising of any test material or of any evaluation of it,

( g) interfere improperly with the competition process or competition records so as to confer an advantage or a disadvantage on any candidate.