(1) The Minister—
(a) may make an appointment under section 277 only if he or she has given the territorial authority not less than 15 working days' written notice of his or her intention to do so; and
(b) must specify the period for which the appointment is made.
(2) The appointment may—
(a) be on any terms and conditions that the Minister thinks fit; and
(b) be renewed in accordance with section 278.
(3) A person appointed under section 277 may resign from his or her appointment by giving not less than 20 working days' written notice of his or her intention to resign to the Minister.
Compare: 1991 No 150 s 29(2), (5), (6)