Civil service commission

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A civil service commission is a government agency that is constituted by legislature to regulate the employment and working conditions of civil servants, oversee hiring and promotions, and promote the values of the public service. Its role is roughly analogous to that of the human resources department in corporations. Civil service commissions are often independent from elected politicians

In Fiji for example, the PSC reviews government statutory powers to ensure efficiency and effectiveness in meeting public sector management objectives. It also acts as the human relations department, or central personnel authority, for the citizens interaction with the government.

The origin of the Public Service Commission in many jurisdictions was the White Paper Colonial 197 issued in 1950, which set out measures which were proposed to improve the quality and efficiency of the Colonial Service of the British Administration. The setting up of Public Service Commission was proposed in its paragraph 21(xi) which mentioned that[1]

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  1. ^ http://www.psc.gov.hk/english/ann_rep/files/10rep.pdf
  2. ^ Australian Public Service Commission Official website
  3. ^ Bangladesh Public Service Commission Official website
  4. ^ Brunei Public Service Commission Official website
  5. ^ Public Service Commission of Canada Official website
  6. ^ Fiji Public Service Commission Official website
  7. ^ Hong Kong Public Service Commission Official website
  8. ^ Kenya Public Service Commission Official website
  9. ^ Karnataka Public Service Commission Official website
  10. ^ Bihar Public Service Commission Official website
  11. ^ Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Official website
  12. ^ Malaysia Public Service Commission Official website
  13. ^ Mauritius Public Service Commission Official website
  14. ^ Philippines Civil Service Commission Official website
  15. ^ Samoa Public Service Commission Official website
  16. ^ Sri Lanka Public Service Commission Official website
  17. ^ South Africa Public Service Commission Official website
  18. ^ United Kingdom Civil Service Commissioners Official website