Public Service Management (Recruitment and Appointments) Act 2004

Supplemental provision to section 55 .

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56.—(1) Where in respect of a competition a person has been found guilty of an offence under section 55 and was or is a candidate at the competition then—

( a) where he or she has not been appointed to a position as a result of that competition, he or she shall stand disqualified as a candidate,

( b) where he or she has been appointed to a position as a result of that competition, he or she shall forfeit that appointment.

(2) Notification of forfeiture under subsection (1)(b) shall be given in writing to the person concerned by the office holder concerned.

(3) Nothing in this section shall be read as restricting the imposition of any appropriate sanction including, as a consequence of the application of the procedures referred to in section 13(1)(g), disqualification or forfeiture.