Compliance Unit

To assist Public Service Chairman and Commission, PSC Secretary, Public Service Disciplinary Board and Office of the Public Service staff to perform their functions according to the legal requirements of the Public Service Act and Public Service Staff Manual and in accordance with other related rule of law.

The functions of the Compliance and Policy Unit as per the organization corporate structure are:

  • Give legal advice to Public Service Commission (PSC) and Public Service Disciplinary Board (PSDB) decisions.
  • Give legal advice to OPSC and Line Ministries administrative decision on HR issues
  • Efficiently pursue and defend litigated claims for and against PSC and line Ministries relating to Public Service HR issues to maintain low costs to the government. By doing this, the Compliance Unit undertake all briefings and/or researched instructions to State Law Office (SLO) on each of the PSC and Line Ministries ligation cases and Housing eviction of Government houses.
  • Manage PSC Disciplinary Process and general complaints from the Public, Ombudsman Office, Auditor General and Transparency International.

The Unit also provide training on discipline matters upon request from the Department and Ministries. Currently, the Unit is heading the review of Public Service Staff Manual (PSSM).

The Compliance and Investigation Unit approved structure for the Vanuatu Public Service Commission (PSC) can be downloaded below:

CIU Structure