Public Service Act 2020

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Subpart 4—Public service values, minimum standards of integrity and conduct, and New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990

Public service values and minimum standards of integrity and conduct

16 Public service values

(1)

The public service values are to seek—

Impartial

(a)

to treat all people fairly, without personal favour or bias:

Accountable

(b)

to take responsibility and answer for its work, actions, and decisions:

Trustworthy

(c)

to act with integrity and be open and transparent:

Respectful

(d)

to treat all people with dignity and compassion and act with humility:

Responsive

(e)

to understand and meet people’s needs and aspirations.

(2)

The public service values are given effect to only through minimum standards set by the Commissioner.