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FISHERIES ACT 1995 - SECT 184

Compensation Assessment Panel

    (1)     For the purposes of this Part there is established a Compensation Assessment Panel.

    (2)     The Panel is to consist of 3 members who are to be appointed by the Minister, being—

        (a)     a chairperson who has, in the opinion of the Minister, extensive knowledge and experience in any one or more of the following areas, industry, commerce, economics, law or public administration;

S. 184(2)(b) amended by No. 35/2009 s. 47.

        (b)     one person, selected by the Minister, from a panel of 3 persons associated with and familiar with the fishing industry;

        (c)     one person who, in the opinion of the Minister, has expertise in financial matters.

    (3)     A person must not be appointed as a member of the Panel if that person is—

        (a)     a member or a deputy of the Tribunal; or

        (b)     an eligible rock lobster access licence holder, an eligible specified access licence holder or an eligible charter boat operator.

    (4)     The Minister may, at any time, remove a member of the Panel and appoint another member in accordance with subsection (2).

    (5)     A member is appointed for the term, not exceeding 3 years, that is specified in the instrument of appointment.

    (6)     A member is eligible for re-appointment.

    (7)     Subject to this section, a member holds office on those terms and conditions (including as to payment and travel allowances) that are specified in the member's instrument of appointment.

S. 184(8) substituted by Nos 108/2004 s. 117(1) (Sch.  3 item 79.3), 80/2006 s. 26(Sch. item 40.3).

    (8)     The Public Administration Act 2004 (other than Part 3 of that Act) applies to a member in respect of the office of member.

S. 185 inserted by No. 40/2002 s. 27.



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