Roads Act 1993
29.— (1) ( a) Save where a direction is in force under section 28 (1) (b) , there shall be appointed from time to time a person to be the chief executive officer of the Authority (“the Chief Executive”).
( b) The first Chief Executive shall be appointed by the Minister.
( c) Each subsequent Chief Executive shall be appointed by the Authority with the consent of the Minister.
( d) The Chief Executive shall hold office for such period and upon such terms and conditions (including terms and conditions relating to remuneration) and allowances for expenses as the Minister may, with the consent of the Minister for Finance, determine from time to time.
(2) ( a) The Chief Executive shall report directly to the Authority, carry on and manage and control generally the administration and business of the Authority and perform such other functions as the Authority may determine from time to time.
( b) The Chief Executive may delegate any of the functions referred to in paragraph (a).
(3) The Chief Executive shall be entitled to attend and speak (but, save where he is a member of the Authority, not vote) at any meeting of the Authority or of any committee or consultative group appointed by it.
(4) Save as is provided for in any other enactment,
( a) the Minister may at any time for stated reasons terminate the employment of the first Chief Executive;
( b) the Authority may, with the consent of the Minister, at any time for stated reasons terminate the employment of any subsequent Chief Executive.