Appointment of two Information Commissioners to the Information Commission

APPOINTMENT OF TWO INFORMATION COMMISSIONERS TO THE INFORMATION COMMISSION

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

Persons to be appointed as 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 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 term of office, salary and allowance of the Information Commissioners are stipulated in the Access to Information (Term of office, Salary and Allowances of Chief Information Commissioner, Information Commissioners and Chief Executive Officer Regulations, 2019) (S1 27).

 

It is recommended that applicants visit the CAA’s website: www.caaseychelles.com in particular the CAA Rules and Guidelines on the Selection and Appointment of Constitutional Appointees (Other than Judicial Officers) and Appointees made under the Laws of Seychelles(Acts).

 

Signed applications and detailed CVs including educational and professional certificates, two recent references, a passport-size photograph should be forwarded by e-mail on caa.seychelles@gmail.com on or before Wednesday 20th March 2024.

For any queries, please telephone: +248 4322504/4323991.