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Contents (2010 - 42)
Residential Tenancies Act 2010 No 42
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 15 December 2017 at 07:46)
Part 8 Division 4
Division 4 Rental Bond Board
177   Constitution of Rental Bond Board
(1)  There is constituted by this Act a corporation with the name Rental Bond Board.
(2)  The Board is subject to the direction and control of the Minister in the exercise of its functions.
(3)  The Board has the functions conferred or imposed on it by or under this or any other Act.
(4)  The Board is, for the purposes of any Act, a NSW Government agency.
(5)  Persons may be employed in the Public Service under the Government Sector Employment Act 2013 to enable the Board to exercise its functions.
Note.
 Section 59 of the Government Sector Employment Act 2013 provides that the persons so employed (or whose services the Board makes use of) may be referred to as officers or employees, or members of staff, of the Board. Section 47A of the Constitution Act 1902 precludes the Board from employing staff.
178   Members of Rental Bond Board
(1)  The Board is to consist of the following 5 members:
(a)  the Secretary of the Department of Finance, Services and Innovation,
(b)  the Secretary of the Department of Family and Community Services,
(c)  the Secretary of the Treasury,
(d)  2 members appointed by the Minister who have, in the opinion of the Minister, experience in real estate or tenancy matters.
(2)  The Secretary of the Department of Finance, Services and Innovation is to be the Chairperson of the Board.
(3)  Schedule 1 contains provisions about the membership and procedures of the Board.
179   Delegation
(1)  The Board may delegate to an authorised person any of its functions, other than this power of delegation.
(2)  A delegate may sub-delegate to an authorised person any function delegated by the Board if the delegate is authorised to do so by the Board.
(3)  In this section:
authorised person means:
(a)  a person employed in the Department, or
(b)  a person, or a person of a class, prescribed by the regulations.