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Public Service Employment Act (S.C. 2003, c. 22, ss. 12, 13 )

Act current to 2023-11-14 and last amended on 2023-07-01. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Oath or affirmation

 A person appointed or deployed from outside that part of the public service to which the Commission has exclusive authority to make appointments shall take and subscribe an oath or solemn affirmation in the following form:

I, blank line, swear (or solemnly affirm) that I will faithfully and honestly fulfil the duties that devolve on me by reason of my employment in the public service of Canada and that I will not, without due authority, disclose or make known any matter that comes to my knowledge by reason of such employment. (Add, in the case where an oath is taken, “So help me God” (or name of deity).)

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