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.