6R Term of office of members of Boards

(1)

Subject to subsections (2) to (5), every appointed member of a Board shall hold office for such term, not exceeding 3 years, as the Minister shall specify in the notice of appointment, and may from time to time be reappointed.

(2)

Any member of a Board may at any time be removed from office by the Minister for bankruptcy, inability to perform the functions of the office, neglect of duty, or misconduct.

(3)

Any member of a Board may at any time resign his or her office by writing addressed to the Minister.

(4)

If any member of a Board appointed other than under section 6P(2) dies, resigns, or is removed from office, the Minister must fill the vacancy so created in the manner in which the appointment to the vacant office was originally made.

(4A)

If any member of a Board appointed under section 6P(2) dies, resigns, or is removed from office, the Minister must fill the vacancy so created either—

(a)

in the manner in which the appointment to the vacant office was originally made; or

(b)

by appointing, in accordance with section 6P(8), a person selected from the nominations received in response to the most recent call for nominations under section 6P(4).

(4B)

A person appointed to be a member of a Board under subsection (4) or subsection (4A) holds office for the residue of the term for which the vacating member was appointed.

(5)

Unless a member sooner dies, resigns, or is removed from office, every member of a Board shall continue in office until that member’s successor comes into office, notwithstanding that the term for which that member was appointed may have expired.

Compare: 1980 No 66 s 33

Section 6R: inserted, on 10 April 1990, by section 5 of the Conservation Law Reform Act 1990 (1990 No 31).

Section 6R(2): amended, on 1 January 2002, by section 70(1) of the Human Rights Amendment Act 2001 (2001 No 96).

Section 6R(4): substituted, on 7 May 1999, by section 5 of the Conservation Amendment Act 1999 (1999 No 30).

Section 6R(4A): inserted, on 7 May 1999, by section 5 of the Conservation Amendment Act 1999 (1999 No 30).

Section 6R(4B): inserted, on 7 May 1999, by section 5 of the Conservation Amendment Act 1999 (1999 No 30).