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Active DPC Circulars - 2003

C2003-51 Non- SES Salary Packaging and Motor Vehicles (Deed of Novation)

(As advised in Circular 2002-61, salary packaging was extended to non-SES staff with effect from 1 January 2003. Agencies have the choice of either administering salary packaging in-house (provided it is cost-neutral to the agency) or using McMillan ...

C2003-47 Guidelines for Appearing Before Parliamentary Committees

The primary rule applying to public officials who are required to attend and give evidence before parliamentary committees is that officers may only give evidence of a factual nature and should refer questions seeking opinions or judgements of a political ...

C2003-32 Incorporation of Petrol/Electric Hybrid Motor Vehicles into the Government Fleet

The purpose of this circular is to announce to all Chief Executives a new amendment to the Motor Vehicle Policy for NSW Government Agencies, issued in September 2002, which deals with the incorporation of petrol/electric hybrid motor vehicles into the ...

C2003-28 Apologies by Public Sector Agencies and Officials

With the commencement of amendments of the Civil Liability Act 2002 (the Act) on 6 December 2002, in most cases the giving of an apology is no longer an admission of fault or liability. Part 10 of the Act provides that an apology (including an expression ...

C2003-05 Travelling Overseas on Official Business- Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Travel Advice

In view of the current global instability it is recommended that before an officer is approved to travel overseas on official business, agencies should look up the latest Travel Advice at the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade website. ...

C2003-17 Protecting the archival heritage of the state

With a number of recent changes in responsibilities within the NSW public sector, it is timely to remind you of the need to ensure that: your agency's records that are to be kept as part of the State archives are properly protected while they remain ...