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Constitutional Reform and Governance Act 2010

Section 11: Recruitment principles

102.Section 11 requires the Commission to publish principles on the application of the requirement in section 10 of selection on merit on the basis of fair and open competition. These are referred to as “the recruitment principles”. The Commission must consult the Minister for the Civil Service before publishing the recruitment principles.

103.Subsection (4) requires civil service management authorities to comply with the recruitment principles. Civil service management authorities are any body or person involved in the management of the Civil Service.

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