Immigration Head on Required Leave
The Ministry of Home Affairs confirms that the Chief Immigration Officer (CIO) has been placed on required leave with immediate effect, as per the provisions of schedule 1 section 8(2) of the Personnel Regulations (2013 Revision).
The Ministry has received information related to a number of allegations of misconduct by the CIO, which require a full investigation.
As a result it determined that invoking the provision for required leave was appropriate in the circumstances, to allow the allegations to be investigated quickly and thoroughly.
For further information contact: Suzette Ebanks