Services using the VCFA must ensure that eligible organizations meet the above requirements before executing a funding agreement for children`s services. More information is available on the ministry of justice and community safety website. A department can hire a contractor through its company. In these situations, an executive contract is not appropriate. A senior executive is a service employee and public servant under the Public Administration Act 2004. The executive contract is with a person and not with his company. The code provides that public sector employees engage in only other activities, such as . B a second job or participation in other organizations (paid or voluntary work) when the activity is not at odds with their role in the public sector. This restriction also applies to contractors performing a public sector function where compliance with the code is a contractual clause. Contractors who work in or through the department (including contractors working through an employment agency) perform a public sector function when they: departments must also retain information on all consultants and contractors they employ, services rendered and promised expenses. This information is available to ministers, members of Parliament and the public, upon request, subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 1982. The transitional provisions apply to agencies that use other types of contracts, see fact sheet – Transitional provisions for the introduction of the new ministerial directorates of public works available in the Practitioners Toolkit – Public Procurement Fact Sheet.
Some contractors are required to comply with the code because they perform a public sector function. The public disagrees on whether the government`s service is provided by an employee or contractor. They expect the same high standards of integrity. The code describes the high standards of integrity that the Victorian community expects from the government. The code is based on public sector values and claims behaviours such as responsiveness, openness and honesty.