The PECS register
8 October 2009
The HK Government keeps a register, which is "open to public inspection" but not online, of approvals for Post-service Employment of senior Civil Servants, or what we call the PECS Register. The Government is advised on such approvals by the Advisory Committee on Post-service Employment of Civil Servants (ACPECS) since October 1987. As a community service, on this page are documents which you won't yet find on the Civil Service Bureau (CSB) web site. For more background, see our article of 8-Oct-09
We will periodically (usually monthly) ask the Civil Service Bureau for the latest files, and put them online until they get around to doing so themselves. We may miss a file if someone is approved and then resigns a post-service employment within a month. If you are wondering about the missing case numbers in the sequence, we assume that most of these belong to approvals for Directorate Civil Servants below grade D4, which are not open to public inspection.
In response to our request on 7-Oct-09 and a reminder on 7-Nov-09, the CSB sent us on 16-Nov-09 the register in a new, tabulated format, which no longer shows case numbers, nor does it show the date of the application. Showing a full grasp of modern technology, they printed it out and scanned it back in again, so blame them for the large, non-searchable file. As there is more than one entry per page of this new register, we will simply upload it in the format received. At a glance, the only new entry is on the last page:
For subsequent updates, click here.
ACPECS annual reports
The CSB keeps deleting annual reports from its web site, only keeping the last 5 years. Unit the CSB learns how to web-serve the public better, Webb-site.com will perform a public service by hosting the older annual reports on our site. Here they are:
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