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Appointment of Consultants (Special Agencies) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998

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6.—(1) Subject to paragraphs (2) and (5), where a special agency proposes to make an appointment to which these Regulations apply, it shall arrange for an advertisement in one or more publications circulating throughout the United Kingdom which are commonly used for similar advertisements relating to the profession concerned.

(2) Where, in the opinion of the special agency, compliance with the foregoing provisions of this regulation is not reasonably practicable the special agency shall arrange for such advertisement to appear in such other publication as it deems appropriate.

(3) The advertisement shall set out the general duties of the post and the closing date for the receipt of applications.

(4) Where the advertisement is in respect of a whole-time post, the advertisement shall include a statement to the effect that applicants for appointment to a part-time post will be considered.

(5) The Department may, if it thinks fit, authorise a special agency to dispense with the requirements of paragraph (1) in relation to an appointment to any class of post.

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