Central Bank Act, 1942

Appointments to the staff of the Bank.

16.—(1) Subject to the provisions of the next following sub-section of this section, every appointment, under sub-section (2) of section 31 of the Currency Act of an officer or servant of the Bank shall be made by competition (including a qualifying or competitive test in Irish) to be conducted according to regulations to be made by the Board, and the Board may, in relation to any such competition, impose such conditions of entry, limitations, and safeguards as it thinks proper.

(2) The foregoing sub-section of this section shall not apply to appointment to a position in respect of which appointment by competition is, in the opinion of the Board, unsuitable.