Rules

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                         7 September 1995


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             ICA Rules - Section V.  Administration
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Section V.  Administration

Article 21. Director-General
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The Director-General is the Chief Executive Officer of
the ICA, accountable to the Board, and, as such,
responsible for the leadership, recruitment and efficient
management of its Secretariat.

The Director-General shall:

(a)     be responsible for implementing the policies of
the ICA Authorities and take the necessary initiatives to
present to the Board and General Assembly any relevant
issues affecting the co-operative movement;

(b)     attend and advise the meetings of the ICA
Authorities, without voting right;

(c)     prepare documentation for the meetings of the ICA
Authorities;

(d)     report to the Board on the use of finances,
implementation of the work programme and changes in
staff;

(e)     maintain close working relations with the ICA
Specialised Organisations, and provide support as
mutually agreed to the Specialised Committees of the ICA;

(f)     maintain relations with the ICA's present and
potential members, and submit regular reports on
membership issues to the Board;

(g)     designate a member of the Secretariat as
second-in-command, subject to Board approval;

(h)     deal with any other issues as may be required by
the Board.