Director of Human Rights Proceedings

Heading: inserted, on 1 January 2002, by section 5 of the Human Rights Amendment Act 2001 (2001 No 96).

20A Director of Human Rights Proceedings

(1)

The Director of Human Rights Proceedings is appointed by the Governor-General on the recommendation of the Minister.

(2)

The Governor-General may, on the recommendation of the Minister, appoint as alternate Director of Human Rights Proceedings a person designated for appointment as alternate Director by the Minister.

(3)

The Minister must not designate a person for appointment as alternate Director of Human Rights Proceedings unless—

(a)

the Minister is satisfied that the Director is incapacitated by illness, absence, or other sufficient cause from performing the duties of his or her office; or

(b)

the Director considers it is not proper or desirable that the Director should perform any particular duty of his or her office.

Compare: 1977 No 49 s 7B; 1985 No 23 s 2

Section 20A: inserted, on 1 January 2002, by section 5 of the Human Rights Amendment Act 2001 (2001 No 96).