Section - 17 - Director-General

    (1) There shall be appointed by the President in accordance with the advice of the Board given in consultation with the Public Services Commission a Director-General of the Agency who shall be the Chief Executive of the Agency.

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

    (3) The Director-General is responsible for the direction of work of the Agency subject to such general directives as the Board may give.

    (4) The Director-General is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Agency and shall ensure the implementation of the decisions of the Board.

    (5) The Director-General may delegate the functions of the office of Director-General to any officer of the Agency but is not relieved of ultimate responsibility for the delegation.

    (6) The Director-General shall be the permanent representative of Ghana with the World Meteorological Organization in accordance with the provisions of Regulation 6 of the World Meteorological Organization, Basic Document No. 15.