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Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009

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Chief executive and other employees

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7(1)The Committee is to employ a chief executive.

(2)The chief executive is to be appointed by the Committee on such terms and conditions as the Committee may determine.

(3)The appointment of the chief executive and the terms and conditions of that appointment are subject to the agreement of the Scottish Ministers.

(4)The Committee may appoint other employees on such terms and conditions as the Committee may determine.

(5)The Scottish Ministers may give directions to the Committee as regards the appointment of employees under sub-paragraph (4), which may relate in particular to—

(a)the number of appointments;

(b)the terms and conditions of employment.

(6)The Committee must comply with directions given under sub-paragraph (5).

(7)The Committee may, with the agreement of the Scottish Ministers—

(a)pay (or make arrangements for the payment of);

(b)make payments towards the provision of;

(c)provide and maintain schemes (whether contributory or not) for the payment of,

such pensions, allowances or gratuities to or in respect of any person who is or has ceased to be an employee of it, as the Committee may determine.

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

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