Qualifications (Education and Training) Act, 1999

Chief executive.

50.—(1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3) and section 51 , each relevant body shall, subject to the approval of the Minister, from time to time appoint a chief executive in a whole-time capacity.

(2) A relevant body shall appoint a chief executive under subsection (1), subject to the approval of the Minister, within three years of the establishment of the relevant body concerned.

(3) The chief executive shall be appointed in accordance with procedures determined by the relevant body concerned with the consent of the Minister.

(4) The chief executive shall carry on and manage, and control generally, the administration and business of the relevant body concerned and perform such other functions (if any) as may be determined by that body.

(5) For the purposes of section 19 of the Comptroller and Auditor General (Amendment) Act, 1993 , “accounting officer” shall include a chief executive appointed under subsection (1).

(6) The Second Schedule shall apply to the chief executive.