Dublin Transport Authority Act 2008
Chairperson of Authority.
15.— (1) The Minister shall appoint the chairperson of the Authority on such terms and conditions, including remuneration, as the Minister may fix, with the consent of the Minister for Finance.
(2) Where the chairperson of the Authority ceases during his or her term of office as chair to be a member of the Authority, he or she also then ceases to be chairperson of the Authority.
(3) Where the chairperson is unavailable to perform his or her duties, he or she, or, if he or she is unable to do so, the Minister, shall appoint another member appointed under section 14(2)(d) to be an acting chairperson to assume the duties of the chairperson, in the absence of the chairperson, for a specified period not exceeding 12 months.