Transport Administration Act 1988 No 109
42O Acting Chief Executive
(1) The Minister may, from time to time, appoint a person to act in the office of the Chief Executive during the illness or absence of the Chief Executive, and the person, while so acting, has all the functions of the Chief Executive and is taken to be the Chief Executive.
(2) The Minister may, at any time, remove any person from an office to which the person was appointed under this section.
(3) A person while acting in the office of the Chief Executive is entitled to be paid such remuneration (including travelling and subsistence allowances) as the Minister may from time to time determine in respect of the person.
(4) For the purposes of this section, a vacancy in the office of the Chief Executive is to be regarded as an absence from office of the Chief Executive.