Racing Industry Bill

  • enacted
36 Board members

(1)

The Board consists of up to 7 5 members appointed by the Minister after considering nominations from each of the racing codes and TAB NZ.

(1A)

An appointment must be made by written notice to the person concerned.

(1B)

The Minister must appoint a chairperson from among the members.

(2)

In appointing members, the Minister must have regard to the need for the Board to have available to it, collectively, from its members, knowledge of, or experience in,—

(a)

the racing industry:

(b)

governance:

(ba)

animal welfare practices:

(c)

investigation practices:

(d)

disciplinary practices:

(e)

adjudication:

(f)

industry monitoring:

(g)

performance measurement.

(3)

In performing the functions and duties and exercising the powers of the Board, each board member must act in the best interests of the Board racing industry.