The Civil Service

Title XV The Civil Service

Article 191

A civil service statute shall regulate the relations between the State and public employees for the purpose of guaranteeing the efficiency of the administration.

Article 192

With the exceptions that this Constitution and the civil service statute may determine, public employees shall be appointed on the basis of proven ability, and may be removed only on the grounds for justified termination as set forth in the labor legislation; or in case of a forced reduction in services, either because of lack of funds or striving to have a better organization of such services.

Article 193

The President of the Republic, the Cabinet Ministers and the officials who manage public funds are required to declare their property, which must be duly appraised in accordance with the law.