This content is restricted to site members. If you are an existing user, please log in. New users may register below.Existing Users Log InUsername or EmailPassword Remember Me Forgot password? Click here to resetNew User? Click here to register Post navigation Service Law–Method of Recruitment–Only Merit–In the absence of the Rules prescribing any method of recruitment, the appointing authority was at liberty to follow any reasonable and appropriate procedure for selection. Service Law–Public Appointment–Compassionate appointment–No appointment on compassionate ground can be granted to a person other than those for whose benefit the exception has been carved out.