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Interpretation Act 1987 No 15
Current version for 15 September 2015 to date (accessed 30 April 2017 at 11:17)
Part 7 Section 46
46   Appointments may be made by name or by office
(1)  If an Act or instrument confers a power on any person or body:
(a)  to appoint a person to an office,
(b)  to appoint a person or body to exercise a function, or
(c)  to appoint a person or body to do any other thing,
the person or body may make the appointment by appointing a person or body by name or by appointing a particular officer or the holder of a particular office by reference to the title of the office concerned.
(2)  Any appointment of a particular officer or the holder of a particular office shall be taken to be the appointment of the person for the time being occupying or acting in the office concerned.