Public Officers (Swaziland) Agreement Act
Act 54 of 1968
- Commenced on 8 September 1968
- [This is the version of this document at 1 December 1998.]
Article 1 – Interpretation
Article 2 – Conditions of serviceThe conditions of service applicable to an expatriate officer who continues to be the substantive holder of a pensionable office in the Public Service of Swaziland on or after the appointed day shall not be less favourable than those which were applicable to him immediately before the appointed day.
Article 3 – Retirement and pensionsThe entitlement to retire and the eligibility to receive a pension of any officer who continues to be the substantive holder of a pensionable office in the Service of Swaziland on or after the appointed day or of his widow, children, dependants or personal representatives shall be as provided for in the laws, regulations and administrative directions in force immediately before the appointed day or in such other laws, regulations and administrative directions made thereafter as are not less favourable; and pensions shall be granted and paid to such officers, and other persons accordingly.
Article 4 – Preservation of pensionsThe pension of any officer who has ceased to be the substantive holder of a pensionable office in the Public Service of Swaziland before the appointed day, or of the widow, children, dependants or personal representatives of any such officer shall be granted and paid, or if granted before that date shall continue to be paid, in accordance with the laws, regulations and administrative directions governing those pensions immediately before the appointed day or in accordance with such other laws, regulations and administrative directions made thereafter that are not less favourable.
Article 5 – Payment of pensions
Article 6 – Increase of pensionsThe Government of Swaziland undertakes that in any future schemes to increase pensions payable to any class or description of pensioner, there shall be no discrimination against any officer or the widow or children of any officer.
Article 7 – OptionsFor the purpose of this Agreement, in so far as the law, regulations or administrative directions applicable to the grant of a pension or to other conditions of service depends on the option of the person to or in respect of whom the pension is granted or is to be granted, or of the officer to whom the conditions of service apply, the law, regulations or administrative directions for which such person or officer opts shall be taken to be more favourable to him than any other law, regulation or administrative direction for which he might have opted.
Article 8 – Officers in H.M.O.C.S. and H.M.O.J
Article 9 – Appeals BoardSection 18 of the Swaziland Independence Order 1968 relating to benefits to which sections 123 and 124 of the Constitution of Swaziland apply that may be granted or that may have been granted to or in respect of any officer, shall not be revoked or amended to the prejudice of the interests of any officer.
Article 10 – Citation and commencementThis Agreement may be cited as the Public Officers (Swaziland) Agreement and shall come into operation on the date of signature.
|For the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland:||For the Government of the Kingdom of Swaziland:|
|George Thomson||M. J. Dlamini|
History of this document
01 December 1998 this version
08 September 1968