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6(1)NLS is to employ a chief executive.
(2)The chief executive may not be a member of NLS.
(3)The first chief executive is to be the person who, immediately before this paragraph comes into force, is the librarian appointed under section 2(f) of the 1925 Act.
(4)That person is employed as chief executive on the same terms and conditions as apply to the appointment of that person as the librarian.
(5)Each subsequent chief executive is, with the approval of the Scottish Ministers, to be appointed on terms and conditions determined by NLS and approved by the Scottish Ministers.
(6)NLS may employ any other staff necessary for the carrying out of NLS’s functions.
(7)Those staff are to be employed on terms and conditions determined by NLS and approved by the Scottish Ministers.
(8)NLS may, with the approval of the Scottish Ministers—
(a)pay (or make arrangements for the payment of),
(b)make payments or contributions 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, as NLS may determine.
(9)The reference in sub-paragraph (8) to pensions, allowances and gratuities includes a reference to pensions, allowances and gratuities by way of compensation for loss of office.
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