Apart from the functions of the Salaries and Remuneration Commission, it should have powers to:

  • Gather, by any means appropriate, any information it considers relevant, including requisition of reports, records, documents or any information from any source, including governmental authorities;
  • Interview any individual, group or members of organizations or institutions and, at the Commission’s discretion, conduct such interviews;
  • Hold inquiries for the purposes of performing its functions under the SRC Act;
  • Take any measures it considers necessary to ensure that in the harmonization of salaries and remuneration, equity and fairness is achieved in the public sector.

In the performance of its functions, the Commission:

  • May inform itself in such manner as it thinks fit;
  • May receive written or oral statements from any person,
  • Governmental or non-governmental agency; and
  • Should not be bound by the strict rules of evidence.