Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005

Membership of Authority.

37

37.—(1) The Authority shall consist of a chairperson and 11 ordinary members who shall be appointed by the Minister, who shall comprise the Board of the Authority.

(2) The ordinary members of the Authority shall be—

( a) 3 persons nominated by such organisations representative of employees as the Minister considers appropriate,

( b) 3 persons nominated by such organisations representative of employers as the Minister considers appropriate,

( c) 5 persons as the Minister considers appropriate which shall include one person from the Department under whose auspices the Authority operates.

(3) The Minister shall, for the purposes of paragraph 13(b) of Schedule 5, designate one of the ordinary members of the Authority to be deputy chairperson of the Authority.

(4) Notwithstanding the repeal of the Act of 1989 by section 4 , a person who is a member of the Authority immediately before the commencement of that section shall continue in office as such a member for the remainder of the term of office for which he or she was appointed, unless he or she dies or resigns from office or otherwise ceases to hold office in accordance with Schedule 5.