Local Government (Dublin) Act, 1930

Appointment of Manager.

53.—(1) Gerald Jarlath Sherlock, Town Clerk of the City of Dublin, shall be and is hereby appointed to be the City Manager as on and from the appointed day.

(2) Before the appointed day the appointment of a person to be the Borough Manager or (in the case of the said Gerald Jarlath Sherlock being prevented by any event occurring before or after the passing of this Act from taking office as City Manager) the City Manager shall be made by the Minister on the recommendation of the Local Appointments Commissioners, and those Commissioners are hereby required to make such recommendation on the request of the Minister.

(3) On and after the appointed day the appointment of a person to be a manager shall be made by the council, and the office of manager shall be an office to which the Local Authorities (Officers and Employees) Act, 1926, applies.

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

(5) The manager shall not be removed without the sanction of the Minister and shall not be either suspended or removed by the council save by a resolution passed by the council for the purpose of such suspension or such removal (as the case may be) and for the passing of which not less than two-thirds of the members of the council voted and which was so passed after not less than seven days, notice of the intention to propose such resolution had been given to every member of the council.

(6) There shall be paid by the Corporation to the manager such remuneration as the Minister shall from time to time determine.

(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 exercise or performance of any of the powers, functions and duties of the Corporation which are by this Act required to be exercised or performed by the manager.

(8) The manager shall not affix the official seal of the Corporation to any documents save in the presence of the Lord Mayor or Chairman (as the case may be).