Section 12 - Director-General And His Functions

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(1) There shall be appointed by the President in accordance with the advice of the Council given in Council given in consultation with the Public Services Commission, a Director-General of the Service who shall be the chief executive of the Service.

(2) The Director-General shall hold office on such terms and conditions as shall be specified in his letter of appointment.

(3) Subject to such general directives as the Council may give, the Director-General shall be responsible for the direction of the work of the Service and for the day-to-day administration of the Service and shall ensure the implementation of the decisions of the Council.

(4) The Director-General may delegate such of his duties as he may determine to any officer of the Service but the Director-General shall not be relieved from ultimate responsibility for the discharge of any delegated function.