Heading: inserted, on 1 January 2002, by section 5 of the Human Rights Amendment Act 2001 (2001 No 96).
(1) In recommending persons for appointment as Commissioners or alternate Commissioners, the Minister must have regard to the need for Commissioners and alternate Commissioners appointed to have among them—
(a) knowledge of, or experience in,—
(i) different aspects of matters likely to come before the Commission:
(ii) New Zealand law, or the law of another country, or international law, on human rights:
(iii) the Treaty of Waitangi and rights of indigenous peoples:
(iv) current economic, employment, or social issues:
(v) cultural issues and the needs and aspirations (including life experiences) of different communities of interest and population groups in New Zealand society:
(b) skills in, or experience in,—
(i) advocacy or public education:
(ii) business, commerce, economics, industry, or financial or personnel management:
(iii) community affairs:
(iv) public administration, or the law relating to public administration.
(1A) Subsection (1) does not limit section 29 of the Crown Entities Act 2004.
(2) Nothing in this section limits section 12 or section 13 or section 14.
Compare: 1977 No 49 s 7(3); 1985 No 23 s 3(1)
Section 11: substituted, on 1 January 2002, by section 5 of the Human Rights Amendment Act 2001 (2001 No 96).
Section 11(1A): inserted, on 25 January 2005, by section 200 of the Crown Entities Act 2004 (2004 No 115).
Section 11(2): amended, on 25 January 2005, by section 200 of the Crown Entities Act 2004 (2004 No 115).