14Monitoring by the CommissionE+W+S+N.I.
(1)The Commission must carry out whatever reviews of recruitment policies and practices it thinks are necessary to establish—
(a)that the principle of selection on merit on the basis of fair and open competition is being upheld in accordance with the requirement in section 10(2) and the recruitment principles, and
(b)that the requirement in section 10(2) and the recruitment principles are not being undermined in any way (apart from non-compliance).
(2)For this purpose, civil service management authorities must provide the Commission with any information it reasonably requires.