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Appointment of Consultants Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

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8.—(1) An appointing Board shall—

(a)in respect of an appointment to which regulation 6(5) applies refer to the Committee any application received by the Board for that appointment;

(b)in respect of all other appointments refer to the Committee any application received by the Board on or before the closing date specified in accordance with regulation 6(3) and any received after that date but before the Committee has met if the Board is satisfied that there is a reasonable explanation for its late receipt.

(2) Subject to paragraph (3), the Committee may adopt any procedure which it deems to be appropriate, but shall—

(a)consider all applications referred to it under paragraph (1);

(b)select from the applicants any persons whom it considers suitable for the appointment; and

(c)submit to the Board the names of any persons selected together with such other comments as it considers appropriate.

(3) The Committee shall not submit the name of any person under paragraph (2) without having interviewed him.

(4) Where a Board proposes to make an appointment to a whole-time post but in the opinion of the Committee one or more of the applicants would be suitable for an appointment on a part-time basis, the Committee shall submit to the Board the names of any such applicants and may add such comments as it considers appropriate.

(5) Where in the opinion of the Committee none of the applicants is suitable for appointment the Committee shall so inform the Board.

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