3(1)The Board shall consist of not less than 14 nor more than 19 members appointed by the Secretary of State.N.I.
(2)The Secretary of State may by order amend either or both of the numbers for the time being specified in sub-paragraph (1).
(3)The Secretary of State shall so exercise his powers of appointment under this paragraph as to secure that as far as is practicable the membership of the Board is representative of the community in Northern Ireland.
(4)Before making any appointment under this paragraph, the Secretary of State shall consult—
(a)district councils; and
(b)such other bodies as he considers appropriate.
(5)The Secretary of State shall publish, in such manner as he considers appropriate, the names of bodies consulted by him under sub-paragraph (4)(b).
(6)Sub-paragraphs (4) and (5) do not apply to the first appointment of members of the Board under this Part following the making by the Secretary of State of an order revoking a restoration order under section 2(2) of the Northern Ireland Act 2000.
(7)A person is disqualified for membership of the Board if—
(a)he holds the office of Ombudsman, or
(i)a member of the police support staff;
(ii)a police officer; or
(iii)a member of a district policing partnership.
(8)There shall be a chairman and a vice-chairman of the Board.
(9)The first chairman and vice-chairman of the Board under this Part shall be appointed by the Secretary of State.
(10)Subsequent appointments to the office of chairman and vice-chairman shall be made by the Board from among its members.