Cork City Management Act, 1929

Appointment, etc., of the Manager.

10.—(1) Philip Monahan, the person to whom the powers and duties and the property of the Corporation were transferred by virtue of the Cork County Borough (Dissolution) Order, 1924, shall be and is hereby appointed to be the first Manager and the said Philip Monahan shall take office as the first Manager on the appointed day.

(2) The office of the Manager shall be included in the offices to which the Local Authorities (Officers and Employees) Act, 1926 (No. 39 of 1926), applies.

(3) As soon as may be after the termination of the office of the said first Manager (whether by his death, resignation or removal from office in accordance with this section) and from time to time thereafter as occasion may require the Council shall appoint a fit and proper person to be the Manager and every such appointment shall be made subject to and in accordance with the provisions of the said Local Authorities (Officers and Employees) Act, 1926 .

(4) The Manager shall hold office until he dies, resigns or is removed from office.

(5) The Manager shall not be suspended or removed by the Council save—

(a) by a resolution of the Council passed for the purpose of such suspension or such removal (as the case may be) by a majority of not less than two-thirds of the members of the Council present and voting at a meeting thereof of which resolution not less than seven days' notice shall have been given to every member of the Council, and

(b) in the case of the removal of the Manager, with the sanction of the Minister.

(6) There shall be paid by the Council to the Manager such remuneration as the Minister shall from time to time determine and the amount of such remuneration shall be raised by the Council by the same rate as the rate by which the salary of the Town Clerk is raised.

(7) The Manager may do all such matters and things, including the making of contracts for and on behalf of the Corporation and the affixing of the official seal of the Corporation to documents, as may be necessary for or incidental to the purpose of exercising and performing the powers, functions and duties of the Corporation which are by this Act required to be exercised and performed by the Manager.

(8) The Manager shall not affix the official seal of the Corporation to any document save in the presence of the Lord Mayor.

(9) Every reference contained in this Act to the Manager save and except the reference contained in this section to the appointment of the Manager by the Council shall be construed as including the first Manager.