Voluntary Health Insurance (Amendment) Act, 1996

Chief Executive.

5.—(1) The officers of the Board may include a chief executive officer who shall be known, and is referred to in this Act, as the Chief Executive.

(2) The Chief Executive shall carry on and manage and control generally the administration and business of the Board and shall perform such other functions (if any) as may be determined by the Board.

(3) Subject to section 7 , the Chief Executive shall hold office under a contract of service in writing for such period and upon such other terms and conditions (including terms and conditions relating to remuneration and expenses) as may be determined by the Board with the approval of the Minister and the consent of the Minister for Finance and specified in the contract.

(4) The Chief Executive shall be appointed, and may be removed from office at any time, by the Board with the consent of the Minister.

(5) Upon the expiration of the term of office of a person who holds the office of Chief Executive, the person shall be eligible for re-appointment to that office.