222AD Matters to be considered when appointments made

(1)

It is desirable in principle—

(a)

that the council of a designated polytechnic should include Māori; and

(b)

that, so far as is possible, the council of a designated polytechnic should reflect the ethnic and socio-economic diversity of the community it serves.

(2)

The Minister—

(a)

must have regard to the principles in subsection (1) when appointing members of the council of a designated polytechnic; but

(b)

must appoint people who (in the Minister’s opinion) have enough experience of governance to fulfil their individual duties as members of the council and the functions, duties, and responsibilities of the council.

(3)

The council of a designated polytechnic must appoint as members people who (in the council’s opinion)—

(a)

have relevant knowledge, skills, or experience; and

(b)

are likely to be able to fulfil their individual duties as members of the council and the functions, duties, and responsibilities of the council.

Section 222AD: inserted, on 1 March 2010, by section 16 of the Education (Polytechnics) Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 70).