Central Bank Reform Act 2010

4.

Transitional arrangements in relation to certain office-holders.

4.— (1) The person who held, on the cessation date, the office of Chief Executive of the Regulatory Authority (within the meaning then given by the Act of 1942) shall be taken, on the following day, to be appointed as Head of Financial Regulation.

(2) Subject to subsection (5), the person referred to in subsection (1) holds the office of Head of Financial Regulation until the time at which his or her appointment as Chief Executive of the Regulatory Authority would have expired.

(3) The person who held, on the cessation date, the office of Director General of the Bank shall be taken, on the following day, to be appointed as Head of Central Banking.

(4) Subject to subsection (5), the person referred to in subsection (3) holds the office of Head of Central Banking until the time at which his or her appointment as Director General of the Bank would have expired.

(5) A person referred to in subsection (1) or (3) may be removed from office for the same reasons, and in the same way, as a person appointed to hold office as a Head of Function under section 23B of the Act of 1942.

(6) This section has effect notwithstanding sections 23B(2) and 23C(2) of the Act of 1942.