Transport (Railway Infrastructure) Act, 2001

Chief executive of Agency.

23.—(1) There shall be a chief officer of the Agency who shall be known, and is referred to in this Part, as the chief executive.

(2) The chief executive shall be appointed by the Agency and may be removed from office, at any time for stated reasons, by the Agency and in accordance with the terms and conditions of his or her contract of service.

(3) The chief executive shall carry on and manage and control generally the administration and business of the Agency and perform such other functions as may be determined by the Agency.

(4) The chief executive shall provide the Agency with such information, including financial information, in relation to the performance of his or her functions as the Agency may from time to time require.

(5) The functions of the chief executive may be performed in his or her absence or when the position of chief executive is vacant by such member of the staff of the Agency as may from time to time be designated for that purpose by the Agency.

(6) The chief executive shall hold office for such term and upon and subject to such other terms and conditions (including terms and conditions relating to remuneration) as may be determined by the Agency, with the consent of the Minister and the Minister for Finance.

(7) The chief executive shall, for the duration of his or her appointment, be an ex officio member of the Agency.

(8) The chief executive shall not hold any other office or position or carry on any business without the consent of the Agency.

(9) A chief executive of the Agency shall not, for a period of 12 months following his or her resignation, removal or retirement from office, hold any office or employment or act as consultant where he or she may be likely to use or disclose information acquired by him or her in the exercise of the functions of the Agency.