Section 2: Board Of Directors
A- The authority shall have a board of directors, appointed by virtue of a Decree, and shall be composed of nine members including the chairman, as follows:
1. Four members to be nominated by the Cabinet including the chairman.
2. One member to be nominated by the Economic Development Council.
3. Two members to be nominated by the Chamber of commerce and Industry.
4. Two members to be nominated by Bahrain General Federation of Workers Unions.
Each members shall be appointed on basis of honesty, competence and necessary experience.
B- if no candidate was nominated, by the relevant parties, in accordance with clause 3 & 4 above, within a period of thirty days, as from the date of notice, the minister may elect two candidates from each party.
C- The term of membership of the board of directors shall be for a period of four years renewable only once and for the same period, save for the first board of directors, the term of of the chairman and four members shall be for four years, and three years of the rest of the members. The decree shall specify the term of each member.
D- The board of directors, shall elect a vice chairman who shall replace the chairman during his absence, in case of disability, or if the position shall become vacant. The vice chairman shall continue in the same position until the end of his term.
E- If the position of any of the members of the board of directors, shall become vacant for, whatever reason, a substitute shall be nominated in the same manner as stated in clause A and B of this article. The new member shall complete the term of his predecessor. if the remaining period is less than one year, his membership may be renewed for two other terms.
F- No member of the board of directors shall be removed from his office before the completion of his term, save by a decree upon a recommendation of the majority of the board of directors, after hearing such member with regard to the allegations against him, in case of gross violation of his official duties, incompetence, or violation of principles of honesty and rectitude.
G- Membership of the Board of Directors of the Authority should not be combined with membership of the of board directors of the Labour Fund, or with any other job in either the Authority or the Labour Fund.
H- The remuneration of the Chairman and members of the board of directors shall be determined by a Decree.
Last Update: Sunday 14 February 2010