Dublin Docklands Development Authority Act, 1997

Executive Board.

17.—(1) There shall be an Executive Board to perform the functions assigned to it by or under this Act.

(2) The Executive Board shall consist of the Chairperson and seven ordinary directors.

(3) The ordinary directors shall be appointed by the Minister.

(4) Subject to the provisions of this section—

(a) an ordinary director shall hold office for such term (not exceeding five years) as shall be specified by the Minister when making the appointment,

(b) an outgoing ordinary director may be re-appointed by the Minister for a second or subsequent term of office of five years, or any lesser period.

(5) An ordinary director shall be paid, out of moneys at the disposal of the Authority, such remuneration (if any) and allowances for expenses as the Minister, with the consent of the Minister for Finance, may determine.

(6) The Minister shall fix the date, time and place of the first meeting of the Executive Board.

(7) (a) An ordinary director may resign from office by letter addressed to the Minister and the resignation shall take effect from the date of the receipt of the letter by the Minister.

(b) An ordinary director may be removed from office by the Minister if, in the opinion of the Minister, the ordinary director has become incapable through ill-health of effectively performing the duties of an ordinary director, or for stated misbehaviour, or if the removal appears to the Minister to be necessary or desirable for the effective performance by the Executive Board of its functions, and in case an ordinary director is removed from office under this paragraph, the Minister shall cause to be laid before each House of the Oireachtas a statement in writing of the reasons for the removal.