GPS Act: Section – 5 – Filling Of Vacancies Of The Ghana Police Service

GPS Act: Section – 5 – Filling Of Vacancies Of The Ghana Police Service

POLICE SERVICE ACT – 1970 (ACT 350)

Section – 5 – Filling of Vacancies.

(1) A vacancy in a Police Service post or rank may be filled-

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(a) by promotion, that is by appointing a police officer who is to be moved from another grade or rank with an immediate increase in his salary;

(b) by transfer within the Service, that is by appointing a police officer who is to be moved from another grade or rank with no alteration in his salary;

(c) on reduction in rank, that is by appointing a police officer who is to be moved from another grade or rank with an immediate reduction in his salary;

(d) by recruitment, that is by appointing a person who is not a police officer or who would cease to be a police officer if the appointment were not made.

(2) Wherever practicable, a vacancy in the Police Service shall be filled either by promotion or transfer within the Service.

(3) Promotions shall be made according to merit.

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