(1) Any magistrate holding office under the Magistrates Act 1983 who is designated by the Governor, by proclamation, as a member of the Tribunal on a recommendation of the Attorney-General will (while he or she continues to hold office as a magistrate) be a member of the Tribunal.
(2) The Attorney-General must consult with the President of the Tribunal and the Chief Magistrate before making a recommendation under subsection (1).
(3) A magistrate appointed under this section will act as a full-time, part-time or sessional member of the Tribunal under an arrangement established by the President and the Chief Magistrate (being an arrangement that may be varied from time to time).
(4) The designation of a magistrate under this section does not affect—
(a) the magistrate's tenure of office or status as a magistrate; or
(b) the payment of the magistrate's salary or allowances as a magistrate; or
(c) the ability of the person from doing anything in the person's capacity as a magistrate; or
(d) any other right or privilege that the magistrate has as a magistrate.
Subdivision 5—Senior members and ordinary members