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Shame on PSC


TIM SLINGER

Shame on PSC

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YESTERDAY’S ACTING PROMOTIONS, which have excluded officers who have taken legal action against the Police Service Commission (PSC), have been described as an offence against their rights and “a contemptuous disregard for the spirit of the court’s previous rulings”.

Queen’s Counsel Ralph Thorne, who is representing 14 of the 15 officers who have challenged their non-promotions in the Police Force two years ago, said the action was also an embarrassment to the Office of the Attorney General.

“The Attorney General is the minister under whose portfolio the Police Force falls and I am wondering how he feels about the actions of a PSC that seems bent on defiance. The PSC has now brought the Office of Attorney General into embarrassment, has brought the higher reaches of the Police Force into chaos and has brought itself into disrepute,” he said.

Thorne’s reaction followed the . . .

 

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