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Planning Act 2008

Section 65: Appointment of members, and lead member, of Panel

139.This section concerns the appointment of the Panel. Subsection (1) provides that the chair of the Commission will be responsible for appointing to the Panel three or more Commissioners and appointing one of these Commissioners to chair the Panel. Before doing this the chair of the Commission must consult the other Commissioners and the chief executive of the Commission and have regard to their views.

140.Subsection (3) provides that the chair (or deputy chair) of the Commission may appoint himself to be a member of a Panel.

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