Medical Practitioners Act 2007

24.

Chief executive officer.

24.— (1) Subject to subsection (4)(a), the Council shall appoint a chief executive officer to—

( a) carry on and manage and control generally the administration of the Council and the business of the Council, and

( b) perform any other functions that may be delegated by the Council.

(2) Subject to subsection (4)(b), the chief executive officer holds office on the conditions (including those relating to remuneration, allowances and superannuation) that are determined by the Council with the prior approval of the Minister given with the consent of the Minister for Finance.

(3) The chief executive officer shall be paid by the Council, out of the funds at its disposal, the remuneration and allowances determined under subsection (2).

(4) Notwithstanding the repeal of F40 [ section 16 of ] the Act of 1978 by section 3 , the person who was the Registrar, within the meaning of that Act, F41 [ immediately before that repeal ] shall be deemed to be the chief executive officer of the Council—

( a) as if, F41 [ on that repeal ], the Council had appointed under subsection (1) the person to be the chief executive officer of the Council for the remaining period, if any, that was left to run for the person to hold the office of such Registrar F41 [ immediately before that repeal ], and

( b) on the same conditions (including those relating to the termination of appointment) as the person held office as such Registrar F41 [ immediately before that repeal ],

and the other provisions of this Act shall be construed accordingly.

Annotations

Amendments:

F40

Inserted (21.12.2007) by Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2007 (42/2007), s. 20 and sch. 2, commenced on enactment.

F41

Substituted (21.12.2007) by Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2007 (42/2007), s. 20 and sch. 2, commenced on enactment.

F42

Substituted by Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Act 2020 (16/2020), s. 86(a)(i), not commenced as of date of revision.

F43

Inserted by Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Act 2020 (16/2020), s. 86(a)(ii) and (b), not commenced as of date of revision.

Modifications (not altering text):

C11

Prospective affecting provision: subs. (1)(a) amended and subss. (1)(aa) and (5)-(7) inserted by Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Act 2020 (16/2020), s. 86, not commenced as of date of revision.

24.— (1) Subject to subsection (4)(a), the Council shall appoint a chief executive officer to—

( a) carry on and manage and control generally the administration of the Council and the F42 [ business of the Council, ]

F43 [ ( aa ) investigate complaints, and ]

...

F43 [ (5) If the chief executive officer is absent or the position of chief executive officer is vacant, the functions of the chief executive officer may be performed, by an employee of the Council designated by the Council, for a period of not more than 6 months in any year as specified by the Council or such further period as specified by the Council with the consent of the Minister.

(6) The chief executive officer may delegate in writing any of his or her functions to a specified member of staff of the Council, and that member of staff shall be accountable to the chief executive officer for the performance of the functions so delegated.

(7) The chief executive officer may revoke in writing a delegation made in accordance with this section. ]