(a) Except as otherwise provided for by this subchapter, all of the personnel of the Department of Finance and Administration shall be employed by and serve at the pleasure of the Director of the Department of Finance and Administration.
(b) Nothing contained in this subchapter shall be so construed as to inhibit the rights of any employees of the department who shall have gained civil service or merit system status under any law of this state.
Acts 1955, No. 315, § 7; A.S.A. 1947, § 13-207.