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ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION ACT 1993 - SECT 14B

14B—Board of Authority

        (1)         The Board of the Environment Protection Authority is established as the governing body of the Authority.

        (2)         The Board is to consist of not less than seven and not more than nine members appointed by the Governor.

        (3)         The Chief Executive of the Authority is a member of the Board ex officio .

        (3a)         1 of the appointed members of the Board will be appointed by the Governor to be the presiding member of the Board.

        (3b)         1 of the appointed members of the Board may be appointed by the Governor to be the deputy presiding member of the Board.

        (4)         The Minister must consult with prescribed bodies, in accordance with the regulations, in relation to the selection of persons for appointment under this section.

        (5)         The Board's membership must include persons who together have, in the Governor's opinion, the following attributes:

            (a)         qualifications and experience relevant to environmental protection and management or natural resources management;

            (b)         practical knowledge of, and experience in, industry, commerce or economic development;

            (c)         practical knowledge of, and experience in, environmental conservation and advocacy on environmental matters on behalf of the community;

            (d)         practical knowledge of, and experience in, the reduction, re-use, recycling and management of waste or the environmental management industry;

            (e)         legal qualifications and experience in environmental law;

            (f)         qualifications and experience relevant to management generally and public sector management;

            (g)         practical knowledge of, and experience in, local government.

        (6)         At least one member of the Board must be a woman and one a man.

        (8)         The Governor may appoint a suitable person to be deputy of a member of the Board (other than the Chief Executive) and a person so appointed may act as a member of the Board during any period of absence of the member.



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