Valuation Act 2001
Delegation to Commissioner of certain functions and temporary inability of Commissioner to act.
10.—(1) The Minister may delegate to the Commissioner the powers exercisable by him or her under the F8 [ Public Service Management (Recruitment and Appointments) Act 2004 ], and the Civil Service Regulation Acts, 1956 and 1958, as the appropriate authority in relation to members of the staff of the Commissioner and, if he or she does so, then as long as the delegation remains in force—
( a) those powers shall, in lieu of being exercisable by the Minister, be exercisable by the Commissioner, and
( b) the Commissioner shall, in lieu of the Minister, be, for the purposes of the said Acts, the appropriate authority in relation to members of the staff of the Commissioner.
(2) Whenever it appears to the Minister that the Commissioner is temporarily unable to discharge his or her duties, the Minister may appoint a person to act in the place of the Commissioner during the period of such inability or for such shorter period as the Minister thinks proper.
(3) A person appointed under subsection (2) shall have all the functions of the Commissioner and references in this Act to the Commissioner shall be deemed to include references to such person.