Law Commission Act 1985

9 Membership of Commission
  • (1) The Law Commission must have no less than 3, and no more than 6, members.

    (2) Members of the Commission are the board for the purposes of the Crown Entities Act 2004.

    (3) The Governor-General must, on the recommendation of the responsible Minister, appoint 1 member of the Commission, who must be a Judge or retired Judge of the Court of Appeal or the High Court, or a barrister or solicitor of the High Court of not less than 7 years' practice, as the president of the Commission.

    (4) The president holds office as chairperson of the board for the purposes of the Crown Entities Act 2004 for the same term as he or she is president.

    (5) Clauses 1 to 4 of Schedule 5 of the Crown Entities Act 2004 do not apply to the Commission.

    Section 9: substituted, on 25 January 2005, by section 200 of the Crown Entities Act 2004 (2004 No 115).