Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica Website
Thursday, 29 October 2020

Three persons have been chose to sit on the Public Service Board of Appeal.

Heather Felix-Evans is appointed as Chair and Clem John and Louisa Jno. Baptiste comprise the whole.

The three took their oath of office on Wednesday July 15th before His Excellency The president, Charles A. Savarin.

Section 93 and 94 of the Constitution provides for the establishment of a Public Service Board of Appeal consisting of a Chair, appointed by the President, acting in his own deliberate judgement; one member appointed by the President acting in accordance with the advice of the Prime Minister, and one member appointed by the President, acting in accordance with the advice of the appropriate representative body.

The Public Service Board of Appeal is required to address disputes arising from any decision of the President, acting in accordance with the advice of the Public Service Commission, or any decision of the Public Service Commission itself, or confirmation of a decision by any person to whom its powers were delegated, to remove a public officer from office, or to exercise disciplinary control over an officer.

The term of office of the members of the appellate body is three years.

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