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Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 1992

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Section 16.

SCHEDULE 4Commissioners for further education assets

Appointment and tenure

1The appointment of a commissioner for further education assets (in this Schedule referred to as “the commissioner”) in pursuance of section 17(4) of or paragraph 4 of Schedule 3 to this Act, shall be in writing and shall specify the matters or class or classes of matters in respect of which he is appointed to make a determination.

2Subject to paragraphs 4 and 5 below, the commissioner’s appointment shall come to an end when it appears to the Secretary of State that he has determined the matters or class or classes of matters to which his appointment relates.

3The Secretary of State shall pay to the commissioner such remuneration as the Secretary of State thinks appropriate and any expenses reasonably incurred by him in carrying out his functions.

4The commissioner may resign his office at any time by giving notice in writing to the Secretary of State.

5The Secretary of State may, if it appears to him that the commissioner is unable or unfit to discharge his functions, terminate the commissioner’s appointment by giving notice in writing to him of such termination.

Functions

6The commissioner may, with the prior consent, given in writing, of the Secretary of State, employ persons on such terms as the commissioner may determine to assist him in the performance of his functions.

7The commissioner shall comply with any directions given to him by the Secretary of State in relation to the performance of his functions.

8The commissioner shall not delegate any of his functions.

Status

9The commissioner shall not be regarded as a servant or agent of the Crown, nor as enjoying any status, immunity or privilege of the Crown.

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