Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1997

Deputy Chairperson.

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27. (1) The Minister shall appoint from amongst the members of the Board a person to be the Deputy Chairperson of the Board for such period, not exceeding the period remaining to be served of the member's current term of office as a member of the Board, as the Minister thinks fit and specifies at the time of the appointment.

(2) If the Deputy Chairperson ceases to be a member of the Board, he or she shall thereupon cease to be Deputy Chairperson.

(3) The Deputy Chairperson shall, in addition to his or her remuneration as a member of the Board, be paid by the Board such additional remuneration, if any, as the Minister, with the consent of the Minister for Finance, determines.

(4) The Deputy Chairperson may resign the office of Deputy Chairperson by letter addressed to the Minister and the resignation shall take effect on the date of the receipt of the letter by the Minister.