Local Government Act, 1941

General provision in relation to appointments, duties, and remunerations.

10.—(1) Subject to the provisions of this Part of this Act—

(a) every local authority may appoint such officers and employ such servants as are necessary for the performance of the functions for the time being of such local authority;

(b) every officer appointed or servant employed by a local authority shall perform such duties and be paid such remuneration as such local authority may from time to time assign to him.

(2) Any officer of a local authority who is aggrieved by a decision of such local authority in relation to his remuneration, duties, or conditions of service may appeal against such decision to the appropriate Minister in the prescribed manner and on notice to such local authority and the appropriate Minister, after consideration of such appeal and of the representations (if any) of such local authority in relation thereto, shall either (as he thinks proper) refuse such appeal or give to such local authority such direction as the appropriate Minister considers will remedy the grievance of such officer.

(3) Any local authority to whom a direction is given under the immediately preceding sub-section of this section shall comply with such direction.