Public Service Disciplinary Tribunal

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Key Information

CONTACT THE PUBLIC SERVICE DISCIPLINARY TRIBUNAL

BUSINESS HOURS:

Mondays – Thursdays: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Fridays: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM (except for gazetted Public Holidays)

 

CONTACT DETAILS:

Quarters 78 Berkeley Crescent, Suva, Fiji.

P. O. Box 2215, Government Buildings, Suva.

 

PAO: +679 3304 182

Support Staff: +679 3304 181

Email: discipline.judiciaryfiji@gmail.com

 

 

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The Public Service Disciplinary Tribunal is established under section 120 (9) of the Constitution to hear and determine disciplinary action instituted by:

  1. The Public Service Commission against any Permanent Secretary; or
  2. A Permanent Secretary, the Solicitor- General, the Director of Public Prosecutions or the Secretary-General to Parliament against any person employed in their respective Ministries or Departments.

 

Any decision of the Tribunal shall be subject to review by the High Court.

 

The Tribunal shall provide regular updates and advice to Parliament on any matter relating to its functions and responsibilities.

 

Powers of Tribunal

In the performance of its functions or the exercise of its authority and powers, the Tribunal shall be independent and shall not be subject to the direction or control of any person or authority, except by a court of law or as otherwise prescribed by written law.

Referral Procedure

Where the Permanent Secretary decides there is a discipline case for further action, the Permanent Secretary, in agreement with their Minister, may package all relevant information and refer to PSDT for determination.

Checklist for Submission to PSDT

  • Letter to the Employee for explanation of the allegation(s)
  • Response to the allegation(s) by the alleged Employee
  • Suspension letter (signed by PS)
  • Investigation Report – include documents as evidence
  • Submission coversheet to Chairman, PSDT – refer to the format under ‘Key Information’.

Composition

A chairperson and 2 other members.

Chairman – Hon. Mr. Justice Lyone Seneviratne

Member – Ms. Waleen George

Member – Mr. Jioji Boseiwaqa

Calendar

Calendar to be updated here when dates are confirmed.

Fee(s) [VIP]

No fee is paid for any application filed.