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PUBLIC SERVICE ACT 2008 - SECT 88O
Minister may ask for administrative inquiry
(1) The Minister may, by signed notice, ask the special commissioner,
commission chief executive or another appropriately qualified person to
conduct an inquiry (an
"administrative inquiry" ) into—
(a) the functions or activities of 1 or
more public service offices, including in relation to—
administration of a particular scheme or program; or
(ii) the effectiveness
and efficiency of public service office interactions; or
(b) an area of
existing or proposed government policy; or
(c) another other area of public
administration relating to a main purpose of this Act.
(2) However, the
Minister can not ask for an administrative inquiry about an individual
(3) Before making the request, the Minister must—
(a) inform the
departmental Minister and the chief executive or the head of the
public service office about the proposed administrative inquiry; and
the chief executive or the head of the public service office an opportunity to
nominate a stated number of employees of the public service office to take
part in the administrative inquiry.
(4) The notice under subsection (1) must
state the terms of reference for the administrative inquiry.
(5) In this
"public service office" see section 35 .
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