Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1997

Chairperson to ensure efficient performance of functions of Board.

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26.— (1) It shall be the function of the Chairperson, or, where he or she is not available or where the office of Chairperson is vacant, the Deputy Chairperson, to ensure the efficient performance of the functions of the Board.

(2) Where the Chairperson is of the opinion that the conduct of a member of the Board has been such as to bring the Board into disrepute or has been prejudicial to the effective performance by the Board of its functions, the Chairperson may, in his or her absolute discretion—

( a) require the member to attend for interview and on the member so attending interview the member privately and inform the member of that opinion, or

( b) otherwise investigate the matter and, if he or she considers it appropriate so to do, report to the Minister the result of the investigation.