Public Service (Limitation of Appeals) Regulations

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Published: 1971-06-11

Public Service (Limitation of Appeals) Regulations
THE CONSTITUTION 31


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[Original Service 2001] STATUTE LAW OF THE BAHAMAS

1PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD OF APPEAL
(APPROPRIATE REPRESENTATIVE BODY) ORDER

(ARTICLE 114)
[Commencement 7th November, 1979]

1. This Order may be cited as the Public Service
Board of Appeal (Appropriate Representative) Body Order.

2. The Bahamas Public Services Union is hereby
designated as the appropriate representative body for the
purposes of Article 114 of the Constitution.

2PUBLIC SERVICE (LIMITATION OF APPEALS)
REGULATIONS

(ARTICLE 115)
[Commencement 17th June, 1971]

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Public
Service (Limitation of Appeals) Regulations.

2. In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise
requires —

“appeal” means an appeal to the Board against a
recommendation of the Public Service Commis-
ion;

“Board” means the Public Service Board of Appeal
constituted by Article 114 of the Constitution;

“emoluments” means gross salary but does not
include any non-pensionable allowance.


1 Originally made under section 100(10) of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of

the Bahamas Islands contained in the Schedule to the Bahama Islands (Constitution)
Order, 1969 (1969 No. 950).

2 Original made under section 101 of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of the
Bahamas Islands contained in the Schedule to the Bahama Islands (Constitution) Order,
1969, No. 950).

S.I. 55/1969

Citation.

Designation of
appropriate
representative
body.

S.I. 57/1971

Title.

Interpretation.

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STATUTE LAW OF THE BAHAMAS [Original Service 2001]

3. (1) No appeal shall lie to the Board at the
instance of any public officer, who, at the date of the
recommendation in respect of which it is sought to appeal,
is the substantive holder of an office in the approved salary
scales the emoluments of which do not exceed the
following amounts —


office in Scale C 3,900 dollars;
office in Scale S or S1 4,100 dollars;
office in Scale N or N2 65,000 dollars;
any other office 5,000 dollars.


(2) For the purposes of this regulation any officer
appointed upon monthly, weekly or hourly rates of pay
shall be deemed to be the holder of an office the
emoluments of which are equal to the annual value of his
appointment.

4. No appeal shall lie to the Board against any
recommendation for the imposition upon any officer of any
of the following penalties —

(a) deferment of increment;
(b) withholding of increment;
(c) reprimand.

PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD OF APPEAL
REGULATIONS, 1991

(ARTICLE 115)
[Commencement 1st November, 1991]

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Public
Service Board of Appeal Regulations, 1991.

2. In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise
requires —

“Article” means Article of the Constitution;
“authority” means —

(a) any officer to whom power has been
delegated in accordance with the provisions
of Article 110; or

Appeals by
certain classes of
officer excluded.

Appeals against
certain penalties
excluded.

S.I. 90/1991

Citation.

Interpretation.
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