55. The director general of every institute and of every school shall be appointed by the Government for a term of five years on the recommendation of the Board of Governors, after consultation with the institute or school concerned, its teaching staff and such groups or associations as are determined by by-law of the Board of Governors. He must devote his time exclusively to the work and duties of his office.
His salary shall be fixed by the Government.
If the director general is absent or unable to act or if the office of director general is vacant, the Board of Governors shall designate a person from among persons holding an administrative position at the institute or school to replace the director general while he is absent or unable to act or while the office of director general remains vacant.
1968, c. 66, s. 55; 1989, c. 14, s. 28; 1990, c. 62, s. 17; 1999, c. 40, s. 325.