Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission Act 2014

Functions of Director

21. (1) The Director shall carry on and manage, and control generally, the administration of the Commission and perform such other functions (if any) as may be determined by the Commission.

(2) The Director shall perform his or her functions subject to such policies as may be determined by the Commission, and shall be accountable to the Commission for the efficient and effective management of the Commission and for the due performance of his or her functions.

(3) The Director shall provide to the Commission such information in relation to the performance of his or her functions (including information with respect of the performance of those functions in so far as they relate to the financial affairs of the Commission) as the Commission may require.

(4) The Director may make proposals to the Commission on any matter relating to its functions.

(5) The Director shall be the accounting officer in relation to the appropriation accounts of the Commission for the purposes of the Comptroller and Auditor General Acts 1866 to 1998.

(6) The Director may, with the consent of the Commission, authorise one or more members of staff of the Commission to perform a specified function of the Director and such member or members so authorised may perform the function accordingly.

(7) The Commission may designate a member of the staff of the Commission to perform the functions of Director in the absence of the Director or where the position of Director is vacant, and a member so designated shall in such absence or upon such position being vacant, perform those functions.