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Constitutional Reform and Governance Act 2010

Section 13: Complaints about competitions

107.Section 13 allows people to complain to the Commission about selections to the civil service if that person has reason to believe the selection was made in breach of the requirement in section 10(2) (selection on merit on the basis of fair and open competition).

108.Subsection (3) requires the Civil Service Commission to establish procedures for complaints under subsection (1). It requires the Civil Service Commission to consider complaints in accordance with the procedures established by the Commission and allows for the Commission to make recommendations to resolve the complaint. The Commission can require information from civil service management authorities and the complainant where that information is reasonably required for the purpose of considering the complaint.

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