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15 1948



Exercise of Executive Functions of the Dublin Board of Assistance, and Restrictions on Permanent Appointments to Certain Offices.

Exercise of executive functions of the Board.

4. —(1) For the purposes of this section there shall be an officer (in this section referred to as the chief executive officer).

(2) The executive functions of the Board shall be exercised and performed by the chief executive officer, and the person by whom those functions would, but for this subsection, have been exercised and performed shall not exercise or perform those functions.

(3) The chief executive officer shall, from time to time as occasion requires, be appointed by the Minister with the consent of the Minister for Health.

(4) The person who, on the day immediately preceding the commencement of this Part, is, by virtue of Part IV of the Local Government Act, 1941 (No. 23 of 1941), the commissioner for the Board shall be deemed, as on and from the said commencement, to have been appointed, under subsection (3) of this section, the chief executive officer.

(5) The chief executive officer shall hold officer during the pleasure of the Minister.

(6) Whenever the chief executive officer is, owing to illness or other cause, unable to perform the duties of his office, the Minister may, with the consent of the Minister for Health, appoint a person to perform, during such inability, the duties of the chief executive officer, and the person so appointed shall, during such inability, have all the powers of the chief executive officer.

(7) The Minister may direct the payment of remuneration to the chief executive officer or any person appointed under subsection (6) of this section and may fix its amount, and such remuneration as so fixed shall be paid out of the revenues of the Board as part of their general expenses.

Restrictions on permanent appointments to certain offices.

5. —No appointment, other than a temporary appointment, shall be made to the office of Dublin Assistant City Manager or the office of Dublin Assistant County Manager.