(1) When an administrator of a council appointed under this Division takes office--(a) any persons holding civic office in relation to the council cease to hold office, and(b) the administrator has all the functions of the council (including all the functions of a councillor and the mayor) until immediately before the first meeting of the council held after the fresh election.
(1A) If more than one administrator is appointed, each administrator has the functions of the council specified in the instrument of appointment.
(1B) If more than one administrator is appointed, one of the administrators is to be specified in the instrument of appointment as the person who is to exercise the functions of the mayor of the council.
(2) An administrator must be paid a salary from the council's funds determined by the Governor.
(2A) If more than one administrator is appointed for a council, the Minister may give directions for the purpose of resolving any issues that arise as a result of there being more than one administrator.
(3) The Governor may terminate an administrator's appointment at any time.
(4) An administrator ceases to hold office--(a) immediately before the first meeting of the council held after the fresh election, or(b) if the administrator's appointment is earlier terminated by the Governor.