Turf Development Act, 1953

Contract of service between Minister and managing director of the Board.

4.—(1) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in section 9 of the Principal Act the remuneration, period of office (not exceeding five years) and terms of appointment of the managing director of the Board may be fixed by contract entered into with him by the Minister, with the concurrence of the Minister for Finance and the approval of the Government.

(2) While a contract under subsection (1) of this section is in force—

(a) section 10 of the Principal Act shall not apply to the office of managing director,

(b) the Government may remove the managing director from office for stated misconduct or incapacity and shall lay before each House of the Oireachtas a statement in writing of the fact of such removal from office and of the reasons therefor.