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President’s functions generally

172 President’s functions generally

(1) The president has the functions conferred on the president under this Act or an enabling Act that is an Act.
(2) The functions of the president include—
(a) managing the business of the tribunal to ensure it operates efficiently; and
(b) giving directions about the practices and procedures to be followed by the tribunal; and
(c) managing the members of the tribunal and adjudicators including—
(i) developing a code of conduct for members and adjudicators; and
(ii) ensuring the members and adjudicators are adequately and appropriately trained to enable the tribunal to perform its functions effectively and efficiently; and
(iii) undertaking performance management for members and adjudicators; and
(iv) deciding selection criteria for appointment of members and adjudicators, and overseeing the selection process; and
(d) adjudicating in the tribunal; and
(e) advising the Minister about the appointment of members of the tribunal and adjudicators, and the suspension and removal of the members and adjudicators from office; and
(f) developing a positive cohesive culture throughout the tribunal’s organisation.
(3) It is also a function of the president to advise the Minister about—
(a) how the tribunal could improve the carrying out of its functions to ensure the way it deals with matters is fair, just, economical, informal and quick; and
(b) how this Act or an enabling Act could be made more effective.
(4) The president may do all things necessary or convenient to be done for the performance of the president’s functions.
(5) In performing the president’s functions, the president is not subject to direction or control by the Minister.

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