GHANA NATIONAL PLAYING FIELDS BOARD ACT - 1977 (SMCD 107)

    Section - 6 - Secretary of the Board.

    (1) The Board shall have a Secretary who shall be the Chief Executive of the Board.

    (2) The Secretary shall be appointed by the Supreme Military Council on the recommendation of the Commissioner and, subject to the provisions of this Decree, shall hold office upon such terms and conditions as may be specified in his instrument of appointment.

    (3) Where the office of the Secretary becomes vacant the Board shall notify the Supreme Military Council of the occurrence of the vacancy.

    (4) Where the Secretary is temporarily incapacitated from the performance of his functions under this Decree the Board may authorise any employee of the Board to perform those functions for the duration of the incapacity.

    (5) Subject to the provisions of this Decree, the Secretary shall, subject to the general control of the Board on matters of policy, be charged with the direction of the day-to-day business of the Board and of its administration and organisation and control of all the employees of the Board.

    (6) The Secretary shall also act as Secretary to the Board and shall, subject to the directions of the Board, arrange the business for and cause to be recorded and kept minutes of all meetings of the Board.

    (7) Subject to subsection (5) of this section the Secretary may delegate to any employee of the Board any of his functions under this Decree and may impose such conditions with respect to the exercise of such delegated functions as he may think fit:

    Provided that nothing in this subsection shall be construed so as to absolve the Secretary from ultimate responsibility for any act done by any person in pursuance of any such delegation.