117 Employment of chief executive

(1)

A statutory entity must not agree to the terms and conditions of employment for a chief executive, or to an amendment of those terms and conditions, without—

(a)

consulting the State Services Commissioner; and

(b)

if the proposed terms and conditions or amendment do not comply with any guidance issued by the State Services Commissioner to 1 or more Crown entities, consulting the responsible Minister.

(2)

A statutory entity must have regard to any recommendations that the Commissioner and (if applicable) the responsible Minister makes to it within a reasonable time of being consulted.

(3)

A failure to comply with this section does not invalidate the acts of a chief executive of an entity.