Residential Tenancies Act 2004
Provision of services to Board.
167.—(1) For the purposes of enabling the Board to perform its functions as and from the establishment day, the Minister may, for such period as he or she thinks appropriate, supply to the Board any services, including services of staff, required by the Board and the Board may avail itself of such services for which arrangements are made under this section.
(2) The supply of services of staff under subsection (1) may include the supply of services of a person to perform the functions of the Director under this Part and Part 6.
(3) For so long as the services of a person are provided for the purpose mentioned in subsection (2)—
( a) the functions mentioned in that subsection shall be performable by that person, and
( b) sections 160(6) and 161 shall apply to that person.