- Latest available (Revised)
- Original (As made)
This is the original version (as it was originally made). UK Statutory Instruments are not carried in their revised form on this site. The electronic version of this UK Statutory Instrument has been contributed by Westlaw and is taken from the printed publication. Read more
114.—(1) There shall be a Public Service Board of Appeal for The Bahamas which shall consist of the following members, who shall be appointed by instrument under the Public Seal—
(a)one member appointed by the Governor-General acting in accordance with the advice of the Chief Justice from among persons who hold or have held high judicial office or are qualified to hold high judicial office, who shall be Chairman;
(b)one member appointed by the Governor-General acting in accordance with the advice of the Prime Minister; and
(c)one member appointed by the Governor-General acting in accordance with the advice of the appropriate representative body.
(2) A person shall not be qualified for appointment as a member of the Board if he is a member of either House.
(3) Subject to the provisions of this Article and of Article 126 of this Constitution, the office of a member of the Board shall become vacant—
(a)at the expiration of three years from the date of his appointment;
(b)if he becomes a member of either House.
(4) If at any time any member of the Board is for any reason unable to exercise the functions of his office, the Governor-General may appoint a person who is qualified to be appointed as a member of the Board to act as a member, and any person so appointed shall, subject to the provisions of sub-paragraph (3)(b) of this Article and Article 126 of this Constitution, continue to act until the office in which he is acting has been filled or, as the case may be, until the holder thereof has resumed his functions or until his appointment to act has been revoked by the Governor-General.
(5) The Board shall, in the exercise of its functions under this Constitution, not be subject to the direction or control of any other person or authority.
(6) In this Article “the appropriate representative body” means
Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.
Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.