Paragraph 7 – Chief Executive and other employees
462.HIS is to employ a chief executive and sub-paragraph (2) provides that the chief executive must be a member of HIS. The chief executive is to be appointed and their terms and conditions determined, with the approval of the Scottish Ministers, by HIS.
463.HIS may appoint employees other than the chief executive and can determine their terms and conditions. The Scottish Ministers may give directions to HIS in relation to the appointment of employees and their terms and conditions of employment (see sub-paragraph (5)).
464.Sub-paragraph (6) gives HIS power to arrange, with approval from the Scottish Ministers, pensions, allowances or gratuities in relation to employees of HIS. The reference in sub-paragraph (6) to pensions, allowance and gratuities includes a reference to pensions, allowance and gratuities by way of compensation for loss of employment (see sub-paragraph (7)).