Public Service Management (Recruitment and Appointments) Act 2004
Chief Executive of Service.
39.—(1) There shall be a chief executive officer of the Public Appointments Service who shall be known and is referred to in this Act as the “Chief Executive of the Service”.
(2) The Chief Executive of the Service shall be appointed by the Minister.
(3) The Chief Executive of the Service shall hold office upon and subject to such terms and conditions (including terms and conditions relating to remuneration and allowances for expenses) as determined by the Minister.
(4) The person who, immediately before the establishment day for the Public Appointments Service, was the chief executive officer in the offices of the Civil Service Commissioners and the Local Appointments Commissioners shall, if willing, be appointed as the first Chief Executive of the Service.