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1(1)The Secretary of State shall, having consulted the Mayor of London—E+W+S+N.I.
(a)appoint the members of the Olympic Delivery Authority, and
(b)appoint one of the members as Chairman.
(2)The Secretary of State shall aim to ensure that the Authority has neither less than 7 nor more than 11 members at any time.
(3)In appointing members of the Authority the Secretary of State shall have regard to the desirability of their having experience relevant to—
(a)the nature of the Authority's functions, and
(b)the places in relation to which they are likely to be exercised.
2A person shall hold and vacate office as Chairman or other member of the Authority in accordance with the terms of his appointment (subject to this Schedule).E+W+S+N.I.
3The Chairman or another member of the Authority may resign by notice in writing to the Secretary of State.E+W+S+N.I.
4The Chairman or another member of the Authority may be removed from office by the Secretary of State on the grounds that—E+W+S+N.I.
(a)a bankruptcy order has been made against him, his estate has been sequestrated or he has made a composition or arrangement with, or granted a trust deed for, his creditors, or
(b)the Secretary of State, having consulted the Mayor of London, thinks that the Chairman or other member is unable, unfit or unwilling to discharge the functions of his office.
5A person who ceases, otherwise than by virtue of paragraph 4, to be Chairman or another member of the Authority may be re-appointed.E+W+S+N.I.
6(1)The Authority shall appoint a chief executive.E+W+S+N.I.
(2)But the first chief executive shall be appointed by the Secretary of State; and before making an appointment under this sub-paragraph the Secretary of State shall consult—
(i)the Chairman, or
(ii)a person whom the Secretary of State intends to appoint as Chairman, and
(b)the Mayor of London.
(a)may not appoint a person as chief executive without the Secretary of State's approval, and
(b)may (subject to paragraph (a)) appoint the Chairman as chief executive.
(4)The Secretary of State shall consult the Mayor of London before giving approval for the purpose of sub-paragraph (3)(a).
7(1)The Authority shall appoint a finance director.E+W+S+N.I.
(2)The Authority may not appoint a person as finance director without the Secretary of State's approval.
8(1)The Authority shall appoint a director of transport.E+W+S+N.I.
(2)The Authority may not appoint a person as director of transport without the Secretary of State's approval.
9The Authority may appoint other staff.E+W+S+N.I.
10(1)The Authority may establish a committee.E+W+S+N.I.
(a)must include a member of the Authority,
(b)may, with the approval of the Secretary of State, include one or more persons who are not members of the Authority, and
(c)may not include staff of the Authority.
11(1)A committee of the Authority may establish a sub-committee.E+W+S+N.I.
(a)must include a member of the Authority,
(b)must include a member of the committee that established the sub-committee,
(c)may include one or more members of other committees,
(d)may, with the approval of the Secretary of State, include one or more persons who are members neither of a committee of the Authority nor of the Authority, and
(e)may not include staff of the Authority.
12The Authority shall not be regarded as the servant or agent of the Crown or as enjoying any status, immunity or privilege of the Crown.E+W+S+N.I.
13In Schedule 2 to the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 (c. 13) (departments, &c. subject to investigation) insert at the appropriate place— “ Olympic Delivery Authority. ”E+W+S+N.I.
14In Part III of Schedule 1 to the House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 24) (other disqualifying offices) insert at the appropriate place— “ Chairman, or member in receipt of remuneration, of the Olympic Delivery Authority. ”E+W+S+N.I.
15In Part III of Schedule 1 to the Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 25) (other disqualifying offices) insert at the appropriate place— “ Chairman, or member in receipt of remuneration, of the Olympic Delivery Authority. ”E+W+S+N.I.
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