(a) in accordance with point 5 CFR 6.7, OPM and any agency with a staff system essentially equivalent to the executive senior service (SES) may enter into a passenger transport agreement between the SES and the other system in accordance with the laws and regulations authorities. The agreement defines the status and mandate of the persons concerned at the time of the transfer. Duty attributable service for a higher service in the note. See 5 CFR 531.406 (b) (4). Agencies may nominate candidates for positions, regardless of the requirements set out in Titles 5 U.S.C 3309 to 3318, using direct recruitment authorities approved by the OPM, government-wide or agency-wide. To enable an agency to use direct recruitment, OPM must find that there is either a severe shortage of candidates or a critical recruitment need for a position or group of positions. The federal government consists of three types of services, the competitive service, the excepted service and the main executive service. The competition service includes, with a few exceptions, all public service positions in the executive branch of the federal government. Exceptions are defined in 5 U.S. Code Section 2102 (5 U.S.C 2102). Under the conditions set out below, an agency may not competitively nominate a staff member covered by an exchange agreement for a career or career-related appointment.

Any interchangeable agreement shall set these conditions. The conditions are not mentioned in the Code of Federal Regulations. Persons who do not qualify for appointment under the Interchange Agreement may apply for a post under a competition review procedure or other appointments, provided that the person fulfils all applicable admission conditions. Service credits to reduce violence. Public Law 104-106 (10. On 1 February 1996), the staff of the instruments of the Non-Assimilation Fund (CNAF) who, on 1 January 1966 or later, moved from a naf instrumentality post in the Ministry of Defence or coast guard to a non-naf instrumentality post in the Ministry of Defence or the coast guard, without interruption of service of more than 3 days, or…..