Broadcasting Act 2009

11.

Chairperson of Authority or statutory committee.

11.— (1) The Government shall from time to time as occasion requires appoint, on the nomination of the Minister—

( a) a member of the Authority to be the chairperson of it,

( b) a member of the Contract Awards Committee appointed by the Government under section 8 (4) (a) to be chairperson of it, and

( c) a member of the Compliance Committee appointed by the Government under section 8 (6) (a) to be chairperson of it.

(2) A chairperson shall, unless he or she sooner dies, resigns the office of chairperson or ceases to be chairperson under subsection (4), hold office until the expiration of his or her period of office as a member of the Authority or statutory committee, as the case may be.

(3) A chairperson may at any time resign his or her office as chairperson by letter sent to the Government and the resignation shall, unless it is previously withdrawn in writing, take effect at the commencement of the meeting of the Authority or statutory committee, as the case may be, held next after the body has been informed by the Government of the resignation.

(4) Where a chairperson ceases during his or her term of office as chairperson to be a member of the Authority or statutory committee, as the case may be, he or she shall also cease to be chairperson of the body.

(5) In this section “chairperson” means chairperson of the Authority or a statutory committee, as the case may be.