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PUBLIC SERVICE ACT 2008 - SECT 162
Engaging police officer or registered teacher who is not public service employee before exemption issued
162 Engaging police officer or registered teacher who is not
public service employee before exemption issued
(1) This section applies if—
(a) the chief executive of a department engages
a person who is a police officer or a registered teacher to perform
child-related duties on the basis the person has made an application mentioned
in section 158 (1) (b) ; and
(b) when the chief executive engages the person,
the person is not a public service employee.
(2) The chief executive—
may only appoint the person on probation under section 126 for a period that
does not end before a working with children exemption is issued to the person;
(b) may confirm the person’s appointment under section 126 only if the
person is issued a working with children exemption; and
(c) must not confirm
the person’s appointment under section 126 if either of the following
(i) the person’s application is withdrawn under the Working with
Children Act ;
(ii) the person is issued a negative notice.
(2) does not limit the power under section 126 to have a longer probationary
period or to terminate the person’s employment.
(4) In this section—
"working with children exemption" means a working with children exemption
under the Working with Children Act .
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