LABOUR SERVICES ACT 1987

Director General.

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6. (1) There shall be a chief executive officer of An Foras (who shall be known, and is referred to in this Act, as the Director General).

(2) The Director General shall carry on and manage and control generally the administration and business of An Foras and shall perform such other functions as may be determined by An Foras.

(3) The Director General shall hold office on and subject to such terms and conditions (including terms and conditions relating to remuneration and superannuation) as may be determined by the Minister with the consent of the Minister for Finance.

(4) The Director General shall be paid such allowances for expenses incurred by him as the Minister may, with the consent of the Minister for Finance, determine.

(5) The first Director General shall be appointed, and may be removed from office at any time, by the Minister; each subsequent Director General shall be appointed, and may be removed from office at any time, by An Foras with the consent of the Minister.

F5 [ (6) The Director General shall hold office for such period, not exceeding 5 years from the date of his appointment, as the Minister shall determine.

(7) Subject to subsection (8), where the Director General s term of office expires by the effluxion of time he shall be eligible to be reappointed to that office.

(8) Where the Director General has served 2 terms of office (including a term of office commenced or completed before the commencement of section 3 of the Labour Services (Amendment) Act 2009) he shall not be eligible to be reappointed to that office.

(9) The Director General shall, ex officio , be a member of An Foras. ]