Institutes of Technology Act 2006

Amendment of section 9 of RTC Act.

10.— Section 9 of the RTC Act is amended—

(a) by substituting the following subsection for subsection (1):

“(1) A governing body shall from time to time appoint in a whole-time capacity a person to be the chief officer of the college, and that person shall be known as the Director, or by such other title as the governing body, subject to the consent of the Minister, may determine.”,

(b) in subsection (2), by substituting “An tÚdarás” for “the Minister”, and

(c) by substituting the following subsection for subsection (4) (inserted by the Regional Technical Colleges (Amendment) Act 1994 ):

“(4) Where an office of Director becomes vacant, the governing body, after consultation with An tÚdarás, may appoint a person to perform the functions of the Director until such time as a permanent appointment to that office is made and such interim appointment may be terminated by the governing body at any time.”.