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Police, Public Order and Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2006

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9(1)The Authority is to have a Chief Executive who—

(a)must not be a member of the Authority; and

(b)reports to the members of the Authority.

(2)The first appointment of the Chief Executive is to be made by the Scottish Ministers after consultation with—

(a)persons whom the Scottish Ministers consider represent the interests of chief constables of police forces;

(b)persons whom the Scottish Ministers consider represent the interests of police bodies; and

(c)if the Scottish Ministers have appointed a person as convener of the Authority, that person.

(3)The first appointment of the Chief Executive is to be made on such terms and conditions as the Scottish Ministers may determine.

(4)The Authority must pay the person appointed under sub-paragraph (3) such remuneration, allowances and expenses as the Scottish Ministers determine.

(5)Subsequent appointments of the Chief Executive are to be made by the Authority with the approval of the Scottish Ministers on such terms and conditions as the Authority may with such approval determine.

(6)The Authority must pay the Chief Executive appointed by the Authority such remuneration, allowances and expenses as the Scottish Ministers determine.

(7)The Authority must pay or make arrangements for the payment of such pensions, allowances or gratuities to, or in respect of, any person who has ceased to be the Chief Executive as the Scottish Ministers determine.

(8)The reference in sub-paragraph (7) to pensions, allowances and gratuities includes pensions, allowances and gratuities by way of compensation for loss of employment.

(9)The arrangements mentioned in sub-paragraph (7) may include—

(a)the making of contributions or payments towards provision for pensions, allowances or gratuities mentioned there; and

(b)the establishment and administration of pension schemes.

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