Article 243 - District Chief Executive

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(1) There shall be a District Chief Executive for every district who shall be appointed by the President with the prior approval of not less than two-thirds majority of members of the Assembly present and voting at the meeting.

(2) The District Chief Executive shall -

(a) preside at meetings of the Executive Committee of the Assembly;

(b) be responsible for the day-to-day performance of the executive and administrative functions of the District Assembly; and

(c) be the chief representative of the Central Government in the district.

(3) The office of District Chief Executive shall become vacant if-

(a) a vote of no confidence, supported by the votes of not less than two-thirds of all the members of the District Assembly is passed against him; or

(b) he is removed from office by the President; or

           (c) he resigns or dies.