(20 ILCS 1205/8) (from Ch. 17, par. 109)
    Sec. 8. The Director shall direct and supervise all Department administrative and technical activities, in addition to the duties imposed upon him elsewhere in this Code, and shall:
    (1) Apply and carry out this Code and the laws and all rules adopted in pursuance thereof.
    (2) Appoint, subject to the provisions of the Personnel Code, such employees of the Department and such experts and special assistants as may be necessary to carry out effectively the provisions of this Code.
    (3) Foster and develop programs with financial institutions, for the best interests of these institutions, their services and the people of the State of Illinois.
    (4) Attend meetings of the Advisory Boards created by laws relating to financial institutions.
    (5) Make continuous studies and report his recommendations to the Governor for the improvement of the Department.
    (6) Make an annual report regarding the work of the Department and such special reports as he may consider desirable to the Governor, or as the Governor may request.
    (7) Perform any other lawful acts which he may consider necessary or desirable to carry out the purposes and provisions of this Law.
(Source: Laws 1957, p. 369.)