Planning and Development Act 2000

F547[Appointment of chairperson on interim basis


105A.(1) Where no chairperson stands appointed under section 105 the Government may, subject to subsections (2) and (3), appoint, from persons who are, or were formerly, established civil servants for the purposes of the Civil Service Regulation Acts 1956 to 2005, established public servants in state agencies or employees of the Board, a person who is, in the opinion of the Government, a suitably qualified person, to be the chairperson for a period of not more than 12 months.

(2) Notwithstanding subsections (1) and (3), a person appointed to be the chairperson under this section shall cease to hold office on the appointment of a chairperson by the Government under section 105.

(3) Subsections (11), (13), (14) and (15) of section 105 shall apply to a chairperson appointed under subsection (1).

(4) A person appointed to be the chairperson under this section who ceases to hold office in accordance with subsection (1) or (2) may be re-appointed by the Government for a second term under subsection (1) or appointed by the Government in accordance with section 105.]




Inserted (10.01.2023) by Planning and Development and Foreshore (Amendment) Act 2022 (47/2022), s. 6, S.I. No. 1 of 2023.

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The section heading is taken from the amending section in the absence of one included in the amendment.