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    4.3 Statutory requirements

    The enabling legislation governing the operations of a Government Board may, or may not, specify the composition of the Government Board or a number of other factors, such as the consultation process required for identifying Government Board members. Any requirements contained in the legislation are mandatory.

    Example: Queensland Parole Board established under the Corrective Services Act 2006

    Section 218 Membership

    1. The Queensland board must consist of the following members-
      1. a president and a deputy president, appointed by the Governor in Council by gazette notice, each of whom is:
        1. a retired judge of a state court, the High Court or a court constituted under a Commonwealth Act; or
        2. a lawyer who has engaged in legal practice for at least five years.

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    Last updated:
    18 May, 2016
    Last reviewed:
    29 July, 2010