Appointment and removal of members

89 Criteria for appointments by shareholding Minister

(1)

A shareholding Minister of a Crown entity company must appoint members in accordance with any criteria for members, and any process for appointment, set out under this Act or another Act or the company’s constitution.

(2)

A shareholding Minister—

(a)

may only appoint a person who, in the shareholding Minister’s opinion, has the appropriate knowledge, skills, and experience to ensure the sound management of the Crown entity company and to assist the company to achieve its objectives and perform its functions; and

(b)

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

(3)

A member of Parliament is disqualified from being a member of a Crown entity company.