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Water Industry (Scotland) Act 2002

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[F17(1)The Commission is to employ a chief executive.S

(2)The Scottish Ministers are to appoint the first chief executive of the Commission on such terms and conditions as the Scottish Ministers may determine.

(3)Before making the appointment of the first chief executive, the Scottish Ministers must consult the member of the Commission appointed, or to be appointed, to chair the meetings of the Commission (if there is a person holding, or as the case may be designated to hold, that office).

(4)The Commission may, with the approval of the Scottish Ministers, make subsequent appointments to the post of chief executive on such terms and conditions as it may with the approval of the Scottish Ministers determine.

(5)The chief executive is to be appointed from amongst persons who appear—

(a)as regards the first appointment, to the Scottish Ministers, and

(b)thereafter, to the Commission,

to have knowledge, skills or experience relevant to the functions of the Commission.

(6)The Commission may, with the approval of the Scottish Ministers—

(a)vary any terms and conditions of a person's appointment to the post of chief executive, or

(b)terminate a person's appointment to the post of chief executive if the Commission is satisfied that the person is not adequately discharging the functions of that post.]

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F1Sch. A1 inserted (20.6.2005 for the insertion of Sch. A1 paras. 1-7, 1.7.2005 in so far as not already in force) by Water Services etc. (Scotland) Act 2005 (asp 3), s. 37(2), sch. 1 (with s. 36); S.S.I. 2005/351, art. 2, sch. 1, sch. 2

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