Review Committee on Disciplined Services
Pay and Conditions of Service

 

Final Report

October 1988

 

 
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LETTER OF 6th October 1988 TO GOVERNOR OF HONG KONG (68KB)
INTRODUCTION (295KB)
CHAPTER  
1 The Work of Review Committee (463KB)
  Committee meetings
  Written submissions
  Preliminary Report
  Oral evidence
  Familiarisation visits
  Disciplined services liaison officers
2
Page 5-13 (1573KB)
Page 14-21 (1386KB)
The Disiciplined Services
  Introduction
  The work of the disciplined services
  Royal Hong Kong Police Force
  Fire Services Department
  Correctional Services Department
  Customs and Excise
  Immigration Service
  Responsibilities and workload
  Comparison of workload and strength
  Future developments
  Stress
  Danger
  Restrictions
  Recruitment and wastage
  Recruitment
  Wastage
  Motivation
  Efficiency and effectiveness
3 Factors (1162KB)
  Introduction
  Welfare benefits
  Quarters
  Promotion prospects
  Other factors
  Reviewing the factors
4 Police Pay Scale (1015KB)
  A separate scale for the police
  Relationship to other services
  The basis for determining pay
  Police pay scale
  Senior posts
5 Pay scale for the General Disiplined Services (985KB)
  General
  GDS(R) pay scale
  Proposed restructuring of the Immigration Service
  GDS(O) pay scale
  (a) Immigration
  (b) Fire Services (Control)
  (c) Fire Services (Ambulance)
  (d) Fire Services (Operational)
  (e) Correctional Services Department and
Customs and Excise
  GDS(C) pay scale
  Incremental jumps
  Long service increments
6 Special Conversion Arrangements (157KB)
  Introduction
  The existing conversion rules
  Special conversion rules
7 Allowances (1443KB)
  Disciplined Services Special Allowance
  The continuation of DSSA : relation to basic pay
  The rate of payment
  The "minimum of 24 hours per month rule"
  Eligibility criteria
  Upper ceiling
  Other rules on DSSA
  Availability of funds
  Extraneous Duties Allowances
  Hardship Allowances
  Remote Stations Allowance
  Detective Allowance
  Special Allowance
  Special Allowance - Overnight on-call duty in
Correctional Services
  Laundry Allowance and Plain Clothes Allowance
  Other considerations
  Recommendations
8 Machinery for Pay Determination and Consultation on Pay and Conditions of Service (1288KB)
  General
  Scope of new machinery
  Functions of the new body
  Sub-committee structure and membership
  Appointments and composition
  Consultative arrangements
9 Other matters (841KB)
  Introduction
  Pensions
  Home Purchase Scheme
  Payment of loading charges for life insurance policies
  Exchange rate variations
  Linked agreements
  Aftercare staff, Correctional Services Department
  Officer (Hospital), Correctional Services Department
  Holiday and leave arrangements for operational staff
in Fire Services Department
10 Summary of Recommendations (631KB)
  Salaries
  Pay determination and consultative machinery
  Allowances
  Other matters
  Follow-up work by the Standing Committee on
Disciplined Services Salaries and Conditions
of Service
  Relationships of recommended pay scales with
possible recommendations of the
Committee of Inquiry
  Conclusion


ANNEX
 
1.1 List of organisations/individuals invited to respond to the Preliminary Report (134KB)
1.2 Addendum to the Preliminary Report - Factual corrections and material omissions in the Preliminary Report (909KB)
1.3
Page 87-99 (1481KB)
Page 100-110 (821KB)
Addendum to the Preliminary Report - Hours of work
1.4 List of departmental managements and staff associations/unions attending evidence-taking sessions (106KB)
2.1 Workload and strength (selected statistics) -
RHKPF
(72KB)
2.2 Workload and strength (selected statistics) -
Fire Services
(64KB)
2.3 Workload and strength (selected statistics) -
Correctional Services
(79KB)
 
2.4 Workload and strength (selected statistics) -
Customs and Excise
(60KB)
 
2.5 Workload and strength (selected statistics) -
Immigration
(81KB)
 
2.6 Recruitment ranks :
Recruitment and wastage - rank & file
(172KB)
 
2.7 Recruitment ranks :
Recruitment and wastage - officer
(211KB)
 
3.1 Welfare fund (58KB)  
3.2 Availability of departmental quarters (No. of quarters/100 staff) (78KB)  
4 RHKPF - Police pay scale and conversion tables (480KB)  
5.1-5.6
Page 129-136 (607KB)
Page 137-145 (714KB)
Fire Services - pay scales and conversion tables  
5.7-5.9 Correctional Services - pay scales and conversion tables (650KB)  
5.10-5.11 Customs and Excise Services - pay scales and conversion tables (473KB)  
5.12-5.14 Immigration Service - pay scales and conversion tables (465KB)  
5.15 General Disciplined Services (Commander) pay scale (75KB)  
7.1 List of job-related allowances reviewed (305KB)  
7.2 List of recommended allowances (168KB)  


REFERENCE ANNEXES
 
   
11 Current pay scales:- (142KB)
(a) Directorate
(b) Disiplined Services Pay Scale (Officer)
(c) Disiplined Services Pay Scale (Rank & File)
(d) Master Pay Scale
 
12 Glossary (226KB)