Property Services (Regulation) Act 2011

19.

Chief Executive.

19.— (1) There shall be a chief executive officer of the Authority (in this Act referred to as “the Chief Executive”).

(2) The Chief Executive shall, subject to subsection (3), be appointed by the Minister on the recommendation of the Chief Executive of the Public Appointments Service.

(3) The appointment shall either—

( a) be on such terms (including terms as to remuneration and allowances for expenses) as the Minister may, with the consent of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, determine and be subject to the Public Service Management (Recruitment and Appointments) Act 2004, or

( b) be on such other terms (including terms as to remuneration and allowances for expenses) as may be determined by the Authority and approved by the Minister with the consent of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform.

(4) The Chief Executive shall—

( a) implement the policies and decisions of the Authority,

( b) manage and control generally the Authority’s staff, administration and business, and

( c) perform such other functions as may be required or as may be duly authorised by the Authority under this Act.

(5) The Chief Executive shall be responsible to the Authority for the performance of the Chief Executive’s functions.

(6) The Chief Executive shall not be a member of the Authority or an advisory committee, but may, in accordance with procedures established by the Authority or an advisory committee, as the case may be, attend meetings of the Authority or the committee, as the case may be, and shall be entitled to speak at and give advice at such meetings.

(7) The Chief Executive shall provide the Authority with such information, including financial information, in respect of the performance of the Chief Executive’s functions as the Authority may require.

(8) The Chief Executive shall not hold any office or occupy any other position in respect of which remuneration is payable, or carry on any business, without the consent of the Authority and the approval of the Minister.

(9) Such of the functions of the Chief Executive as the Chief Executive may specify may, with the consent of the Authority, be performed by such member or members of the staff of the Authority as the Chief Executive may authorise for that purpose.

(10) The functions of the Chief Executive may be performed during the Chief Executive’s absence or when the post of Chief Executive is vacant by such member or members of the staff of the Authority as it may authorise for that purpose.