Crown Lands Act 1989 No 6
21 Local land board sittings
(1) If there are 2 or more Chairpersons, the Senior Chairperson is
responsible for assigning, and may assign, to a particular Chairperson
(including himself or herself) the function of chairing a particular local
land board sitting.
(2) If a member of a local land board is unable to sit, a member of
another local land board may sit in the member’s place by arrangement
with the Senior Chairperson (or the Chairperson if there is no Senior
Chairperson) and, under such an arrangement, has the functions of the absent
(3) A local land board may:
(a) subject to any direction of the Minister, hold its sittings inside
or outside the land district for which it was constituted,
(b) at the request of the Minister, deal with matters arising outside
the land district for which it was constituted.