Irish Horseracing Industry 1994

Staff of Authority.


22.(1) The Authority may appoint such and such number of persons to be members of the staff of the Authority as it may determine.

(2) There shall be paid by the Authority to its officers and employees such remuneration and allowances for expenses as the Authority thinks fit.

(3) In determining the remuneration or allowances for expenses to be paid to its officers or employees or the terms or conditions subject to which such officers or employees hold or are to hold their employment, the Authority shall have regard either to Government or nationally agreed guidelines which are for the time being extant, or to Government policy concerning remuneration and conditions of employment which is so extant, and, in addition to the foregoing, the Authority shall comply with any directives with regard to such remuneration, allowances, terms or conditions which the Minister may give from time to time to the Authority with the consent of the Minister for Finance.

(4) The grades of the staff of the Authority, and the number of staff in each grade, shall be determined by the Authority.

(5) The Authority may at any time remove any officer or employee of the Authority from being its officer or employee where that officer or employee fails to perform his functions satisfactorily.

(6) The Authority may perform any of its functions through or by the chief executive or any other member of its staff duly authorised by the Authority in that behalf.

(7) A person accepted into the employment of the Authority under section 75 or appointed to the Authority under this section may be seconded from time to time to serve with a subsidiary of the Authority.

(8) Every member of the staff of the Authority seconded under subsection (7) shall continue to be a member of the staff of the Authority, but shall, while so seconded, be subject to the direction of the subsidiary of the Authority to which the member is seconded in its day to day operations, subject to such arrangements as may be made between the Authority and that company or racecourse, as the case may be.