Papua New Guinea
Department of Personnel
Rise Up, Step Up, Speak Up
19 Aug 2016
The Department of Personnel Management successfully brought into operation the new Public Services (Management) Act, effective as of October 1, 2014.
The new PSMA 2014 was one of several important administrative and legislative reforms which DPM was tasked to implement by the O’Neill/Dion Government as per the Alotau Accord of 2012.
The other new reforms include:
The new PSMA 2014 was passed by Parliament on September 5, 2014 and certified by the Speaker of National Parliament on September 19, 2014. It replaces the old one which has been in operation since 1995.