29 Criteria for appointments or recommendations by responsible Minister

(1)

A responsible Minister of a statutory entity must appoint, or recommend the appointment of, members under section 28 in accordance with any criteria for members and any process for appointment under this or another Act.

(2)

A responsible Minister—

(a)

may only appoint or recommend a person who, in the responsible Minister’s opinion, has the appropriate knowledge, skills, and experience to assist the statutory entity to achieve its objectives and perform its functions; and

(b)

subject to subsection (1), in appointing or recommending an appointment, must take into account the desirability of promoting diversity in the membership of Crown entities.