(1) The Executive may appoint a person to be the president of the tribunal.
Note For the making of appointments (including acting appointments), see Legislation Act, div 19.3.
(2) However, the Executive may not appoint a person under subsection (1) unless the person is a lawyer and has been a lawyer for 5 years or more.
(3) An appointment must be for a term of not longer than 5 years.
Note A person may be reappointed to a position if the person is eligible to be appointed to the position (see Legislation Act, s 208 and dict, pt 1, def appoint ).