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SCHEDULE 12E+WThe Chief Inspector and other inspectors etc.

Part 1E+WThe Chief Inspector

Temporary appointment of Chief Inspector; performance of functions during vacancy or incapacity etc.E+W

3(1)The Chief Inspector may designate an HMI to perform his functions during any period when he is absent or unable to act.E+W

(2)If (at a time when no designation is in force under sub-paragraph (1)) it appears to the chairman of the Office that the Chief Inspector is, as a result of any incapacity—

(a)unable to act, and

(b)unable to make a designation under that sub-paragraph,

the chairman may designate an HMI to perform the Chief Inspector's functions so long as he remains in office and is unable to act.

(3)For the purposes of this paragraph the Chief Inspector's functions include his functions as a member of the Office.

Commencement Information

I1Sch. 12 para. 3 in force at 1.4.2007 by S.I. 2007/935, art. 5(gg)