INFORMATION OFFICER

The Access to Information Act 4 of 2018, came into force in July 2018.

Under this Act, each Ministry, government affiliated bodies , Constitutional bodies ,has to appoint an Information Officer, thereafter, whose name is gazetted. Mr Iqbal Ebrahim, Executive Secretary of the Constitutional Appointments Authority has been appointed Information Officer.

THE CONSTITUTIONAL APPOINTMENTS AUTHORITY

APPOINTMENT OF COMMISSIONER TO THE TRUTH, RECONCILIATION AND NATIONAL UNITY COMMISSION

Applications are invited from persons who are qualified under Section 4(1) of the Truth, Reconciliation and National Unity Act 2018 (No 9) for appointment on a full time basis to the position of Commissioner who must be a citizen of Seychelles and reside in Seychelles.

The Commissioner shall be a person of recognized good standing and high moral character, capable of performing his/her 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 -

(i) the appropriate reparations for victims;

        (ii)the appropriate rehabilitation for victims and perpetrators;

        and

        (iii) 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 its 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 monthly salary of the Commissioner is stipulated in Regulation 4 of the Truth, Reconciliation and National Unity Commission (Salary and Allowances of Chairperson, Vice Chairperson and Commissioners) Regulations, 2019 and a copy can be obtained from the Constitutional Appointments Authority’s Office. 

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

Applications including CVs and two referees should reach the office of the Chairman, the Constitutional Appointments Authority, La Ciotat Building, Mont Fleuri, on or before 15th January 2020.

 

Address of Office: La Ciotat Building, First Floor, Mont Fleuri

Telephone +248 4322504

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

Website:www.caaseychelles.com

 

Chairman

Constitutional Appointments Authority

APPOINTMENT OF PRESIDENT OF COURT OF APPEAL

A vacancy exists for a post of President of the Court of Appeal of Seychelles.

Applications are invited from persons who are qualified under Article 122 of the Constitution of Seychelles.

The person must be suitably qualified in law, effectively, competently and impartially discharge the functions of the office of the President of the Court of Appeal under the Constitution of the Republic of Seychelles.

The appointee should preferably hold or have held high judicial office in Seychelles or elsewhere in the Commonwealth and possess leadership and management experience to effectively manage the Court of Appeal.

The attention of applicants is drawn to the “Constitutional Appointments Authority Rules on the Selection and Appointment of Judicial Officers” (Provisional Rules) in particular Rule 7 and the First Schedule which can be viewed on the Authority’s website www.caaseychelles.com

The Court of Appeal has jurisdiction to hear and determine appeals from a judgement, direction, decision, declaration, decree, writ or order of the Supreme Court and such other appellate jurisdiction as may be conferred upon by the Constitution and by or under an Act.

The salary, pension, gratuity, allowances and benefits attached to the post are set out in Section 9(1) of the Judiciary Act No. 9 of 2008.

Applications including CVs, legal qualifications and two references should reach the office of the Chairperson, the Constitutional Appointments Authority, La Ciotat Building, Mont Fleuri, on or before 31st October 2019.

Address of Office: La Ciotat Building, First Floor, Mont Fleuri

Telephone: +248  4322504

FAX:          + 248 4323112

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

Website:  www.caaseychelles.com

The Deputy Secretary-General Arjoon Suddhoo and law experts met Constitutional Appointments Authority officials to discuss our ongoing help to bolster their organisation’s procedures, especially on complaints handling.

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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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