Medical Practitioners Act 2007
Chief executive officer.
24.— (1) Subject to subsection (4)(a), the Council shall appoint a chief executive officer to—
( a) carry on and manage and control generally the administration of the Council and the business of the Council, and
( b) perform any other functions that may be delegated by the Council.
(2) Subject to subsection (4)(b), the chief executive officer holds office on the conditions (including those relating to remuneration, allowances and superannuation) that are determined by the Council with the prior approval of the Minister given with the consent of the Minister for Finance.
(3) The chief executive officer shall be paid by the Council, out of the funds at its disposal, the remuneration and allowances determined under subsection (2).
(4) Notwithstanding the repeal of F22 [ section 16 of ] the Act of 1978 by section 3 , the person who was the Registrar, within the meaning of that Act, F23 [ immediately before that repeal ] shall be deemed to be the chief executive officer of the Council—
( a) as if, F23 [ on that repeal ], the Council had appointed under subsection (1) the person to be the chief executive officer of the Council for the remaining period, if any, that was left to run for the person to hold the office of such Registrar F23 [ immediately before that repeal ], and
( b) on the same conditions (including those relating to the termination of appointment) as the person held office as such Registrar F23 [ immediately before that repeal ],
and the other provisions of this Act shall be construed accordingly.