Chief Executive is responsible for the administration of an
Chief Executive may, by instrument in writing, appoint—
specified person; or
person occupying a specified office or position,
as the chief executive officer of an incorporated hospital.
(3) An appointment
under subsection (2) is revocable at will and does not prevent the
Chief Executive from acting personally in a matter.
(4) In addition, a
person acting under subsection (2) is subject to the control and
direction of the Chief Executive (although the Chief Executive cannot give a
direction concerning the clinical treatment of a particular person).
(5) An act done or
decision made by the Chief Executive, or a person acting under
subsection (2), in the administration or management of an
incorporated hospital (including by exercising a power of the incorporated
hospital under this or any other Act) is an act or decision of the
(6) This section
operates subject to Schedule 3.