REPORT OF TRIBUNAL OF INQUIRY

Report of the Tribunal of inquiry

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APPOINTMENTS OF  CHAIRPERSON AND  SIX   COMMISIONERS TO THE TRUTH, RECONCILIATION AND NATIONAL UNITY  COMMISSION

Applications are invited from persons who are qualified under Section 4 (4)  of the Truth, Reconciliation and National Unity 2018 Act(No 9) for appointments to the positions of Chairperson, and six  Commissioners two of whom  must be non-Seychellois who are not resident in Seychelles

The Chairperson and Commissioners shall be persons of recognized good standing and high moral character, capable of performing their functions independently, impartially and in compliance with the highest ethical standards

The objectives of the Truth, Reconciliation and National Unity Commission are to:-

 

 Ascertain the truth with respect to complaints of alleged violations;

Create an accurate and objective public record of the complaints of alleged violations;

 Help bridge divisions caused by any violations;

 Provide closure for the victims and perpetrators of the violations;

 Determine -

The appropriate reparations for victims;

The appropriate rehabilitation for victims and perpetrators; and

Whether or not to grant amnesty ;and  unite the people of Seychelles around a common agenda that will help them move forward in confidence and with a sense of common purpose, and ensure that such violations do not recur;

 

The functions of the Commission shall include the following  but not limited to: --

gathering evidence pertaining to violations, including hearing of witnesses;

determining the responsibility of individuals in respect of any violations, providing its reasons and proposing measures to prevent the recurrence of such violations ;

preparing reports of tis activities, findings and decisions, based on evidence it has assessed to be credible and reliable and submitting the same to the President;

determining and recommending appropriate remedies or reparations; and

 discharging other functions referred to in the Truth, Reconciliation and National Unity Commission Act, 2018;

The mandate of the Commission shall commerce three months after the first Commissioners take oath in accordance with Section 4 (5) of the Act and shall end upon the delivery to the President of its final report.  The mandate shall come to an end after a period of three years.

 

The term of office, salary and allowance of the Commissioners shall be such as may be prescribed.

 

Interested applicants should first obtain a copy of the Act and familiarize themselves with its contents before apply for the position.

 

Applications including CVs, and two references should reach the office of the Chairperson, the Constitutional Appointments Authority, La Ciotat Building, Mont Fleuri, on or before 30th November  2018

Address of Office:

La Ciota Building, First Floor, Mont Fleuri

Telephone +248   4322504

FAX + 248   4323112

Email:- This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Website: www.caaseychelles.com

 

Chairman

Constitutional Appointments Authority

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APPOINTMENTS OF A CHIEF INFORMATION COMMISSIONER AND TWO INFORMATION COMMISSIONERS TO THE INFORMATION COMMISSION

Applications are invited from persons who are qualified under Section 37 of Access to Information Act 2018 (No 4) for appointments as Chief Information Commissioner and Information Commissioners

The powers and duties of the Information Commission are stipulated in Sections 48 and 49 of Access to Information Act including the following:-

determine the nature, process and undertakings necessary to discharge its mandate in terms of the Act including all work necessary for the promotion, monitoring and protection of the right of access to information;

resolve a matter through negotiation, conciliation or  meditation where it deems such recourse appropriate;

determine the need for, form or type of investigation required for the determination of any matter;

authorise or undertake any such action it deems necessary or appropriate for the execution of its mandate under the Act;

conduct matters with as little technicality or formality and as expeditiously as possible;

consider the needs of persons who wish to make protected disclosures, minors and other vulnerable groups;

hold hearings in public unless it is inappropriate to do so;

publish quarterly in the manner as may be prescribed, its findings, recommendations, orders, decisions and directives;

issue written orders obliging the production of information;

examine, reproduce, take extracts from or hold information for as long as is necessary;

require the production of information to which access has been refused on the basis of an exemption for the purpose of deciding whether it is an exempt document ;

limit access to information by the parties in terms of the Act;

promote awareness, educate and popularise the right of access to information;

 

A person to be appointed as Chief Information Commissioner and Information Commissioners shall have wide experience and knowledge in any one or more of the following fields of services:

accounting

administration and governance

law,

science and technology

management; or

social science

 

A person having the qualification referred to above is eligible to be appointed if that person

is  a citizen of Seychelles and resides  permanently  in Seychelles,

 is of proven integrity ;

 has distinguished record of public service, or service in a profession or vocation

A person shall not be appointed as the Chief Information Commissioner or Information Commissioner if that person

holds office in, or is an employee of, a political party;

has been convicted and served a sentence of imprisonment for a term of six months or more for an offence involving fraud, dishonesty or moral turpitude.

The persons appointed as Chief Information Commissioner and information Commissioners shall not, during their terms of office, occupy or engage in any other activity, profession or trade for financial gain, or any political activity.                                         

The starting salary of the Chief Information Commissioner is at Salary Band 8 Step 15 in the Public Service Salary Table, which is currently SCR16,993 per month. The starting salary of the Information Commissioner is at Salary Band 6, Step 1, which is currently SCR11, 186 per month.

Applications including CVs, police certificate, and two references should reach the office of the Chairperson, the Constitutional Appointments Authority, La Ciotat Building, Mont Fleuri, on or before the 15th November 2018

Address of office: La Ciota Building, First Floor, Mont Fleuri

Telephone +248   4322504

FAX + 248   4323112

Email:- This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Website:www.caaseychelles.com

 Chairman

 Constitutional Appointments Authority

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Useful links

www.ecs.sc -  Electoral Commission 

www.oag.sc - Auditor General

www.seylii.org - Seylii

www.attorneygeneraloffice.gov.sc  - Attorney General Office

www.statehouse.gov.sc  - State House

www.sbc.sc - Seychelles Broadcasting corporation

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