Canada–Newfoundland and Labrador Atlantic Accord Implementation Act
Marginal note:Chief Executive Officer
24 (1) There shall be a Chief Executive Officer of the Board who
(a) where both the Federal Government and the Provincial Government appoint the Chairman as Chief Executive Officer, is the Chairman of the Board; or
(b) in any other case, is to be appointed by the Board by means of an open competition.
Marginal note:Approval required
(2) The appointment of a Chief Executive Officer pursuant to paragraph (1)(b) is subject to the approval of both governments.
Marginal note:Panel to choose Chief Executive Officer in the absence of agreement
(3) Where either government fails to make an appointment pursuant to paragraph (1)(a) or to approve the appointment of a Chief Executive Officer pursuant to paragraph (1)(b), the Chief Executive Officer shall be appointed by both the Federal Government and the Provincial Government after having been selected in accordance with section 12 and that section applies, with such modifications as the circumstances require, to the selection of the Chief Executive Officer.
Marginal note:Application of subsection 13(1)
(4) Subsection 13(1) applies, with such modifications as the circumstances require, to the appointment of the Chief Executive Officer pursuant to paragraph (1)(a) or subsection (3).
Marginal note:Absence or incapacity of Chief Executive Officer
(5) The Board shall designate a person to act as Chief Executive Officer during any absence or incapacity of that Officer or vacancy in the office of Chief Executive Officer and that person, while acting as Chief Executive Officer, has and may exercise all the powers and perform all of the duties and functions of that office.
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