GHANA NATIONAL COMMISSION ON CHILDREN ACT - 1979 (AFRCD 66)

    Section - 6 - Staff of Commission.

    (1) There shall be a Secretariat which shall be the executive arm of the Commission.

    (2) The Secretariat shall have an Executive Secretary, a Deputy Executive Secretary and supporting staff.

    (3) The Executive Secretary shall be the administrative Head of the Commission and shall under the direction and supervision of the Commission be responsible for the day-to-day management and administration of the affairs of the Commission.

    (4) The Commission, acting in consultation with the Public Services Commission, shall be responsible for the appointment, promotion and discipline of the Executive Secretary and all other Senior Staff of the Secretariat.

    (5) The Commission may request from the Public Services Commission, the transfer or secondment of public officers to the Secretariat.

    (6) Public officers so transferred or seconded may be appointed at that point in the salary scale of the Commission which approximates as closely as possible to the point in the salary scale applicable to employees of the Commission of a similar class, category or description.

    (7) If a public officer is seconded to the service of the Commission such officer shall continue to be eligible for consideration for promotion in the service from which he was seconded.

    (8) If a public officer eligible to receive on retirement a pension is seconded to the service of the Commission-

    (a) the period during which he serves with the Commission shall for the purposes of computation of his time and amount of pension under any enactment relating to pension for the time being applicable to him, be deemed to be service in a pensionable office; and

    (b) the amount of such pension shall be calculated on the basis of the emoluments applicable at the time of his retirement to the post held by him in the service from which he was seconded.

    (9) The Commission, in consultation with the Executive Secretary, may engage the professional services of such consultants and advisers as it may deem necessary and remunerate them accordingly.

    (10) The Executive Secretary shall subject to the directions of the Commission, be responsible for the appointment, promotion and discipline of the junior staff of the Secretariat.