—(1) The Council shall appoint the Principal of the Polytechnic upon such terms and conditions as it may determine.
(2) The Principal shall be —
the chief administrative and academic officer of the Polytechnic; and
responsible to the Council for —
the proper administration and the academic management of the Polytechnic in accordance with the policy of the Council;
the proper enforcement of any rules made under this Act;
the discipline of the students of the Polytechnic; and
(3) For the purpose of giving effect to subsection (2), the Principal shall, subject to the provisions of this Act, have all such powers as are necessary or proper for that purpose.
(4) The Principal shall be entitled to speak at any meeting of any committee or board appointed under section 17(1), but shall not be entitled to vote unless he is a member thereof.