—(1) All officers shall be engaged in accordance with the conditions of service applicable to them at the date of their engagement.
(2) Warders shall be under engagement to the Government to serve on the staff of a place of detention from month to month, every such engagement after the first month’s service being held to begin on the first day and to be held determinable on the last day of each successive month.
(3) No officer who shall have served for less than one year shall be entitled without written permission from the officer-in-charge to resign or withdraw from his duties unless he shall have given not less than one month’s notice in writing of his intention to resign.
(4) No officer who shall have served for more than one year shall be entitled without written permission from the officer-in-charge to resign or withdraw from his duties unless he shall have given not less than 3 months’ notice in writing of his intention to resign.
(5) Any officer who contravenes paragraph (3) shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to imprisonment for 3 months and to a fine of $50 and all arrears of pay due to him may be forfeited.
(6) Every person having been accepted for employment as a warder shall, prior and as a condition precedent to such employment, in his own handwriting, answer the questions and sign the declaration set out in the First Schedule, and on signing the declaration such person shall be deemed to have been duly employed as a warder in a place of detention.
(7) (a) Any police officer or any member of the Armed Forces or of any Force established under any written law, who has been appointed by the Minister to be a Superintendent or Deputy Superintendent (referred to in this paragraph as a seconded officer), shall continue and be entitled to serve under the terms and conditions of service applicable to his engagement in the force of which he is a member.