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27 2004

Residential Tenancies Act 2004

Chapter 4

Management of Board

Director of Board.

160. —(1) There shall be a chief officer of the Board who shall be known and is referred to in this Act as the “Director”.

(2) The Director shall be appointed by the Board in accordance with procedures that have been determined by the Board with the consent of the Minister.

(3) The first appointment by the Board of a person to be the Director shall be made within 3 years from the establishment day.

(4) The Director may, at any time, for stated reasons be removed from office by the Board with the consent of the Minister.

(5) The Director shall carry on, manage and control generally the administration and business of the Board and perform such other functions as may be determined by the Board.

(6) The Director shall hold office for such period and upon and subject to such terms and conditions (including terms and conditions relating to remuneration) as may be determined from time to time by the Minister, after consultation with the Board and with the consent of the Minister for Finance.

Supplemental provisions in relation to Director.

161. —(1) The Director shall perform his or her functions subject to such policies as may be determined from time to time by the Board and shall be answerable to the Board for the efficient and effective management of the Board and for the due performance of his or her functions.

(2) The Director may delegate any of his or her functions to a member of staff of the Board (other than functions that have been delegated to the Director subject to a condition that they are not to be sub-delegated), and the member of staff shall be accountable to the Director for the performance of the functions so delegated.

(3) Notwithstanding subsection (2), the Director shall at all times remain accountable to the Board for the performance of functions delegated by him or her.

(4) The Director may make proposals to the Board on any matter relating to the activities of the Board.

(5) The Director shall not be a member of the Board or of any committee of the Board, but he or she may, in accordance with procedures established by the Board or a committee, as the case may be, attend meetings of the Board or the committee or both and shall be entitled to speak at and advise such meetings.