Limerick City Management Act, 1934

Appointment of the Manager.

14.—(1) The appointment of a person to be the manager shall be made by the Council, and the office of the manager shall be an office to which the Local Authorities (Officers and Employees) Act, 1926 (No. 39 of 1926), applies.

(2) At any time after the passing of this Act and before the first appointment to the office of the manager has been made under the foregoing sub-section of this section, the Minister may if he considers it expedient for the purpose of carrying this Act into effect, by order nominate a person to act as the manager until the said first appointment has been made, and if and when such nomination is made the person so nominated shall, until the said first appointment has been made, be the manager for all the purposes of this Act except so much of this section as relates to the appointment, tenure of office, and removal of the manager.

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

(4) 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.

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

(6) 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.

(7) The manager shall not affix the official seal of the Corporation to any documents save in the presence of the Mayor.