Chief Accounts Officer
33. (1) There shall be a Chief Accounts Officer of the Authority who shall be appointed by the Government on such terms and conditions as may be prescribed.
(2) If the Chief Accounts Officer is unable to perform the functions of his office on account of absence, illness, or any other cause, the Government may appoint another person to officiate as Chief Accounts Officer in his place during the period he remains so unable.
(3) The Chief Accounts Officer shall perform such functions as may be assigned to him by this Ordinance or rules made thereunder, and shall, in respect of the performance of his functions, be responsible to the Chairman.
(4) The Chief Accounts Officer shall act as the financial adviser of the Authority and shall have the same right of being present at any meeting of the Authority or of any committee thereof, and of taking part in the discussions thereat as if he were a member of the Authority or of such committee, and may, at any time with the consent of the person presiding at the meeting, make a statement or explanation of facts in matters where financial implications are involved, but he shall not vote upon, or move, any motion at such meeting.