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Mental Health Act 2007 No 8
Historical version for 14 May 2013 to 30 August 2015 (accessed 13 July 2020 at 03:07) Current version
141 Membership of Tribunal
(1) The Tribunal consists of the following members appointed by the Governor:(a) the President of the Tribunal who is to be appointed as a full-time or part-time member,(b) 1 or more Deputy Presidents of the Tribunal who may be appointed as full-time or part-time members,(c) other members (if any) who may be appointed as full-time or part-time members.(2) The members (other than the President and any Deputy President) are to be appointed from the following classes of persons:(a) Australian lawyers,(b) psychiatrists,(c) persons having, in the opinion of the Governor, other suitable qualifications or experience, including at least 1 person selected from a group of persons who are nominated by consumer organisations.(3) The members are to include 1 or more women and 1 or more persons of ethnic background and a different person is to be appointed to satisfy each of those qualifications, even though a person so appointed may possess both of those qualifications.(4) If, at the time at which an appointment is required to be made of a person selected from a group of persons who are nominated by consumer organisations no such group has been nominated, the Governor may appoint as a member instead a person who, in the opinion of the Governor, has suitable qualifications or experience.