The Tea Act,1953
Section 9. Secretary and staff
(1) The Central Government shall appoint-
(a) A Secretary to the Board who shall exercise powers and perform such duties as may be prescribed or as may be delegated to him by the Board or the Chairman;
(b) All other offices of the Board drawing a salary of rupees one thousand or more per month.
(2) Subject to such control and restrictions as may be prescribed, the Board may appoint such other officers and employees as may be necessary for the efficient performance of its functions and pay them such salaries and allowances as it may determine from time to time.
(3) The Chairman, Secretary and other employees of the Board shall not undertake any work unconnected with their duties under this Act except with the permission of the Central Government.