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RIGHT TO APPEAL

.MINISTERS v. COMMISSIONER. AMENDED LEGISLATION FORESHADOWED. [Pin United Pass- Association.j WELLINGTON. November IC. T! io following; statement in reference to tin; right of appeal under tho Public Service Act, HI 1.2, has been issued from tho Prime* Minister’s Office : Interpretation of that part of the I’uhlic Service Act, 1912, which provides for appeals, especially in tho matter of promotion, has been recently adopted by the Public. Service Commissioner, and to a certain extent by the Suprem** Court. That interpretation has an effect widely different from what was intended by the Government when tho Act was passed. He,tii the Prime Minister and tin* Attorney-General stated while tin- measure was before Parliament that full right of appeal was granted in case,- of promotion, as in other cases, ami to that position the Government have* always adhered.

The Government propose' next session to insist that the Act must he ■so amended as that it, .shall bo clear beyond question that every publicservant, whether or not ho has applied for appointment to a now- or vacant office, and whether or not ho has applied for promotion, shall have tho full right of appeal in case of all appointments to any office in the Service. It is clear " from tho Act, as it now reads, that tho intention was that the discretion of the Commissioner should he exercised, subject always to review by tbo several appeal boards, and that intention must be expressed in plain terms iu the amending Act.

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RIGHT TO APPEAL, Issue 15651, 16 November 1914

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RIGHT TO APPEAL Issue 15651, 16 November 1914

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