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  1. Botswana - Public and civil servants - Law, Act

    Whistleblowing Act (Act 9, 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-01 | BWA-2016-L-108628

    An Act to provide for the manner in which a person may disclose conduct adverse to the public interest; to provide for the manner of reporting and investigations of disclosures of impropriety; and the protection against victimisation of persons who make the disclosures; and to provide for related matters.

  2. Botswana - Public and civil servants - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Public Service Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 50 of 2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-06-24 | BWA-2011-R-91515

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - Constitution and Abolition of Public Service Post
    Part III - Appointments
    Part IV - General Conditions of Service
    Part V - Performance Management
    Part VI - General

    Repeals S.I. No. 39 of 2010.

  3. Botswana - Public and civil servants - Law, Act

    Public Service Act (Act No. 30 of 2008) (Cap. 26:01). - Directorate of Public Service Management Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2008-12-26 | Date of entry into force: 2010-05-01 | BWA-2008-L-80401

    Public Service Act No 30 of 2008 is a direct result of the ratification of three International Labour Organization (ILO) Conventions by the Botswana Government in 1997. Subsequently, national labour laws were amended in 2004 to align them with the ILO Conventions following which Government appointed a Reference Committee comprising some public service unions, representatives from Government appointing authorities, Ministry of Labour and Home Affairs and Attorney Generals' Chambers to merge all employment laws governing public employees.

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - Public Service Structure
    Part III - Composition of the Public Service
    Part IV - General Public Service Principles and Standards
    Part V - Administration of the Public Service
    Part VI - Appointments to the Public Service
    Part VII - Termination of Appointments and Retirement
    Part VIII - Public Officers - General Provisions
    Part IX - Misconduct and Unsatisfactory Service
    Part X - Settlement of Disputes
    Part XI - Freedom of Association for Public Officers
    Part XII - Industrial Action
    Part XIII - Collective Bargaining in the Public Sector
    Part XIV - Offences and Penalties
    Part XV - Miscellaneous

  4. Botswana - Public and civil servants - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Public Service Regulations (S.I. No. 69 of 1998).

    Adoption: 1998-08-28 | BWA-1998-R-57320

    Provides for the constitution and abolition of public offices (Part II), appointments and termination of appointments (Part III), discipline (Part IV), the establishment of a consultative machinery (Part V), and for some related matters.

  5. Botswana - Public and civil servants - Law, Act

    Police Act (Cap. 21:01) (Act No. 29 of 1978). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1978 | Date of entry into force: 1979-01-01 | BWA-1978-L-84991

    An Act to provide for the enrolment, discipline, control and administration of the Botswana Police Service; to provide for Special constables and for a Police Reserve and a Police Council; and for matters incidental thereto and connected therewith.

  6. Botswana - Public and civil servants - Law, Act

    Pension and Provident Funds Act (Cap. 27:01) (Act No. 17, 1965). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1965 | Date of entry into force: 1966-01-14 | BWA-1965-L-93019

    This Act provides a pension scheme for public servants.

    1. Short title
    2. Interpretation
    3. Pensions Regulations
    4. Amendments to Schedule
    5. Pensions, etc., to be charged on revenues of Botswana
    6. When pensions will not be granted
    7. Pensions, etc., not to be assignable
    8. Botswana Public Officers' Pension Fund
    9. Pensions, etc., to cease on bankruptcy
    10. Withholding of benefits
    11. Gratuity where officer dies in the service or after retirement
    12. Gratuities to dependants when a non-pensionable officer dies in service
    13. Pensions to dependants when an officer dies as a result of injuries received or disease contracted in the discharge of his duties
    14. War service to count for pension purposes
    15. Contributions to certain pensions, etc., payable by the Government of Lesotho and Swaziland
    16. Application
    17. Designation of public service
    18. Gratuity of contract officers to be free of tax

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