(1) The chief practitioner disability is the initial Director of Forensic Disability (initial director) until whichever of the following happens first—
(a) a Director of Forensic Disability is appointed under section 85;
(b) the period of 5 years starting on the day this section commences ends;
(c) the chief practitioner disability resigns from office as the initial director by signed notice given to the Minister;
(d) the chief practitioner disability is removed from office as the initial director under subsection (2).
The functions of the initial director are provided for under section 87 (see schedule 2, definition director, paragraph (a)).
(2) The Governor in Council may at any time remove the chief practitioner disability from office as the initial director for any reason or none.
(3) To remove any doubt, it is declared that the chief practitioner disability may be appointed as Director of Forensic Disability under section 85.
(4) In this section—
chief practitioner disability means the Chief Practitioner Disability appointed under the Public Service Act 2008.