Temporary employment (Directive 08/17)

The Public Service Commission (PSC) is committed to respecting, protecting and promoting human rights. Under the Human Rights Act 2019, the PSC has an obligation to act and make decisions in a way that is compatible with human rights and, when making a decision, to give proper consideration to human rights. When making a decision under a directive, policy or guideline, decision-makers must comply with that obligation.

Further information about the Human Rights Act 2019 is available at:

30 June 2017–current
Responsible agency:
Public Service Commission


To encourage and maximise security of employment, and ensure efficient and effective service delivery through the appropriate use of temporary employees.

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