Camille Forde Charged : Miscounduct

Camille Forde Charged : Miscounduct

Camille Forde Charged : Miscounduct

FIVE charges of misconduct, against Director of the National Lotteries Control Board (NLCB) Camille Forde by the Statutory Authorities Service Commission Department (SASC).

The charges, stem from Forde’s non-disclosure to the NLCB board. Her apparent conflict of interest with a private company. Smart Speak Foundation, she is a director. Receiving sponsorship monies from NLCB, reported exclusively by the Sunday Express in an investigative NLCB series.

Forde, along with past board members. Signed off on millions of dollars in sponsorship to several organisations, including the Smart Speak Foundation.

A copy of the three-page letter obtained by the Sunday Express dated December 22, signed by Executive Officer Utra Ali, Forde is called upon “to state in writing whether you admit or deny these charges and submit any explanation on the matter. Your reply should be submitted through the Director (Ag) NLCB within fourteen (14) days) of receipt of this letter.”

“The SASC has considered the report of an Investigating Officer, who was appointed to enquire into allegations of misconduct made against you and has decided to prefer the following disciplinary charges against you.

Efforts to contact Forde for comment have been unsuccessful

The charges

The charges, which range from misconduct contrary to Regulations 83(1)(b) of the Statutory Services Commission Regulations and also include regulations (a) and (d), are as follows:

Charge 1- Misconduct contrary to Regulation 83 (1)(b) of the Statutory Services Commission Regulations

Particulars of Charge – That you Camille Forde, Director of the NLCB, did act in breach of Regulations 66(1) a, when in the course of your duties in or around February 2014 you also held a position as a director in the Smart Speak Foundation which was an undertaking that was seeking sponsorship from the National Lotteries Board and that holding such a position was inconsistent with your position as Director, National Lotteries Control Board.

Charge 2- Misconduct contrary to Regulation 83 (1) (a) of the Statutory Authorities Service Commission Regulations

Particulars of charge- That you Camille Forde, Director of the NLCB, did act in breach of an implied term in your contract, namely to perform your duties, in a proper manner, when in the course of your duties for the National Lotteries Control Board on the 28th February, 2014, you failed to disclose that you held a position as Director on the Board of the Smart Speak Foundation Limited which was seeking sponsorship from the said National Lotteries Control Board

Charge 3- Misconduct contrary to Regulation 83 (1) (d) of the Statutory Authorities Service Commission Regulations

Particulars of charge- That you Camille Forde, Director of the NLCB, when in the course of your duties for the National Lotteries Control Board on the 28th February, 2014, you involved yourself in the granting of sponsorship of three hundred thousand dollars ($300,000) annually from April 30, 2014 to March 2017, in tranches of twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) per month to a private company Smart Speak Foundation of which you are a named director which was an act that brought the NLCB into disrepute.

Charge 4-Misconduct contrary to an implied term of your contract of employment to perform your duties in a proper manner

Particulars of charge- That you Camille Forde, Director of the NLCB, did act in breach of an implied term of your contract , namely to perform your duties in a proper manner, when in the course of your duties for the National Lotteries Control Board on the 28th February, 2014, you failed to disclose that you held a position as Director on the Board of Smart Speak Foundation Limited which was seeking sponsorship from the said NLCB board

Charge 5-Misconduct contrary to an implied term of your contract of employment to perform duties in a proper manner.

Particulars of charge-That you Camille Forde, Director of the NLCB, when in the course of your duties for the National Lotteries Control Board on the 28th February, 2014, you involved yourself in the granting of sponsorship of three hundred thousand dollars ($300,000) annually from April 30th, 2014 to March 2017, in tranches of twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) per month to a private company Smart Speak Foundation of which you are a named director.

 

Camille Forde Charged : Miscounduct
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