The Constitution of Malta

​​The Public Service Commission is an independent body established by the Constitution of Malta.  The nature of its authority is derived from article 121, which speaks about the powers and procedure of Commissions that are established by the Constitution.  The main references to the Public Service Commission are however made in Chapter X of the Constitution, which deals with the Public Service.

In essence, article 109 prescribes the composition of the Public Service Commission, whereas article 110 outlines the primary role of the Commission in giving advice and making recommendations to the Prime Minister regarding the appointments to public offices, the removal of persons from such offices and the exercise of disciplinary control over public officers.​

The Constitution of Malta