Courts Service Act, 1998


Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive.

17.—(1) Subject to subsection (2), the Board shall appoint a person to be the Chief Executive Officer of the Service.

(2) The person holding office as Chief Executive Designate immediately before the establishment day shall be the first Chief Executive of the Service.

(3) The Chief Executive shall hold office under a written contract of service (which contract may be renewed) for such period as is specified in the contract, and subject to such terms and conditions (including terms and conditions relating to remuneration and suspension and termination of employment) as may be determined by the Board and approved by the Minister with the consent of the Minister for Finance.

(4) In subsection (3), “remuneration” includes allowances for expenses, benefits-in-kind and superannuation.