5.1 Human Resource Management in the Local Government.
Zambia has over the years employed three (3) systems of Human Resource Management in Local Government namely:
5.2 Enactments, Repeals, Amendments and Replacements of the Local Government Acts.
Local Government Act Cap 477 established a part – time Local Government Service Commission to:
A full – time LGSC was appointed by the President under the LGS Act No. 33 of 1974 with power to recruit, transfer, discipline officers and regulating the conditions of service. Local Authorities no longer had the mandate to manage staff. This system continued until 1980 when the Local Government Administration Act No. 15 of 1980 was enacted.
5.2.4 1980: – System changed from Local Government to Local Administration. Local Authorities became agents of the Party and Its Government (United National Independence Party, UNIP).
5.2.5 1991 (MMD Government): – The LGA Act was repealed and replaced by the LG Act No. 22 of 1991;
5.2.6 1996: – HRM in Local Government reverted to the separate system following the dissolution of the Local Government Service Commission.
5.2.7 2010: – The Local Government (Amendment) Act No. 6 of 2010 was enacted.
5.2.8 2016 to Date –
The Constitution of Zambia (Amendment) Act No. 2 of 2016 Article 228 established the Local Government Service Commission to:
It is important to note that for the first time in the history of the country the Local Government Service Commission was now under the Supreme Law of the Land (Constitution). This development has given the Commission the permanency just like other Service Commissions.
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