Public Service Management (Recruitment and Appointments) Act 2004

Saver for certain regulations and rules.

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62.—(1) Where immediately before the establishment day there are in force any regulations made under section 16 or 29 of the Civil Service Commissioners Act 1956 or section 8 of the Local Authorities (Officers and Employees) Act 1926, then the following shall apply in respect of those regulations—

( a) where the regulations relate to one or more particular competitions for appointment or to one or more particular examinations, then references (express or implied) to either of the dissolved bodies shall, for the purposes of section 60(6)(a), be construed as references to the Public Appointments Service, and

( b) in every other case—

(i) references (express or implied) to either of the dissolved bodies shall be construed as references to the Commission, and

(ii) the regulations shall be deemed to be codes of practice to which section 23 relates.

(2) Where immediately before the establishment day there are in force any rules made under section 30 of the Civil Service Commissioners Act 1956 then the following shall apply in respect of those rules—

( a) references (express or implied) to the Civil Service Commissioners shall be construed as references to the Commission, and

( b) the rules shall be deemed to be codes of practice to which section 23 relates.

(3) Where immediately before the establishment day there is in force any order under section 2 of the Local Authorities (Officers and Employees) Act 1926 declaring an office to be an office to which that Act applies, then every such order—

( a) shall continue and be deemed to comply with the requirements of that section as amended by this Act, and

( b) may be amended or revoked under that section as so amended.