PROVISIONS RELATING TO STAFF
—(1) The Office shall, with the approval of the Minister, appoint a Chief Executive of the Office on such terms and conditions as the Office may determine.
(2) The Chief Executive shall —
be known by such designation as the Office may determine;
be responsible to the Office for the proper administration and management of the functions and affairs of the Office in accordance with the policy laid down by the Office; and
not be removed without the consent of the Minister.
(3) If the Chief Executive is unable to perform his duties for any period by reason of absence from Singapore, illness or for any other reason, another person may be appointed by the Office to act in the place of the Chief Executive during such period.
(4) The Office may from time to time appoint or employ, on such terms and conditions as the Office may determine, such other employees, consultants and agents as may be necessary for the effective performance of its functions.
—(1) No suit or other legal proceedings shall lie personally against any member, officer or employee of the Office or any other person acting under the direction of the Office for anything which is in good faith done or intended to be done in the execution or purported execution of this Act.
(2) Where the Office provides a service to the public whereby information is supplied to the public pursuant to any written law, neither the Office nor any of its officers or employees involved in the supply of such information shall be liable for any loss or damage suffered by any member of the public by reason of any error or omission of whatever nature appearing therein or however caused if made in good faith and in the ordinary course of the discharge of the duties of such officer or employee.
12. All members, officers and employees of the Office shall be deemed to be public servants for the purposes of the Penal Code (Cap. 224).