Registration of Deeds and Title Act 2006

Chief Executive.

22.— (1) There shall be a chief executive officer of the Authority (in this Part referred to as the “Chief Executive”).

(2) The Minister shall appoint the Chief Executive on the recommendation of the Chief Executive of the Public Appointments Service.

(3) The Chief Executive is a civil servant in the Civil Service of the Government.

(4) His or her appointment is—

(a) on such terms and conditions as the Minister may, with the consent of the Minister for Finance, determine, and

(b) is subject to the Public Service Management (Recruitment and Appointments) Act 2004 and the Civil Service Regulation Acts 1956 to 2005.

(5) The Chief Executive shall—

(a) implement the policies and decisions of the Authority,

(b) manage and control generally its staff, administration and business, and

(c) perform such other functions as may be conferred on him or her by or under this Act or as may be authorised by the Authority.

(6) The Chief Executive is responsible to the Authority—

(a) for performing his or her functions, and

(b) for providing to the Authority such information (including financial information) in relation to the performance of those functions as the Authority may from time to time require.

(7) Such of the functions of the Chief Executive as he or she may specify from time to time may, with the consent of the Authority, be performed by such member of the staff of the Authority as may be authorised in that behalf by the Chief Executive.

(8) The functions of the Chief Executive may be performed during his or her absence, or when the post of Chief Executive is vacant, by such member or members of the staff of the Authority as it may from time to time designate for that purpose.

(9) Notwithstanding subsection (2), the person who is the Registrar of Deeds and Titles immediately before the establishment day shall be the first Chief Executive of the Authority and shall hold that office subject to terms and conditions which are not less favourable than those of the person’s appointment as such Registrar.