14B—Board of Authority
(1) The Board of the
Environment Protection Authority is established as the governing body of
(2) The Board is to
consist of not less than seven and not more than nine members appointed by 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:
qualifications and experience relevant to environmental protection and
management or natural resources management;
practical knowledge of, and experience in, industry, commerce or economic
practical knowledge of, and experience in, environmental conservation and
advocacy on environmental matters on behalf of the community;
practical knowledge of, and experience in, the reduction, re-use, recycling
and management of waste or the environmental management industry;
legal qualifications and experience in environmental law;
qualifications and experience relevant to management generally and public
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.