MCL - Section 38.507

Act 78 of 1935

38.507 Appointments and promotions; competitive examinations; provisions applicable to appointment, reinstatement, promotion, or discharge; applicability of section.

Sec. 7.

     Appointments to and promotions in all paid fire or police departments, or both of cities, villages, and municipalities shall be made only according to qualifications and fitness to be ascertained by competitive examinations, and no person shall be appointed, reinstated, promoted, or discharged as a full-time paid member of a department, regardless of rank or position, in any fire or police department of any city, village, or municipality in this state except as provided in this act. This section applies only to full-time paid members as defined in section 17.

History: 1935, Act 78, Imd. Eff. May 24, 1935 ;-- Am. 1945, Act 287, Imd. Eff. May 25, 1945 ;-- CL 1948, 38.507 ;-- Am. 1951, Act 15, Eff. Sept. 28, 1951 ;-- Am. 1986, Act 155, Imd. Eff. July 3, 1986
Popular Name: Police and Fire Civil Service Act