Education Standards Authority Act 2013 No 89
12C Committees of the Board
(1) The Board may, with the approval of the Minister, establish committees:(a) to give advice or assistance to the Board in connection with any particular matter or function of the Board, or(b) for the purposes of enabling the functions of the Authority to be delegated to any such committee.Note.In addition to any committee established under this section, the Quality Teaching Committee is established under the Teacher Accreditation Act 2004 as a committee of the Board.(2) The Board is not to appoint a person as a member of a committee established under subsection (1) unless the Board is of the opinion that the person has appropriate expertise to make a valuable contribution to the committee. In appointing persons as members of a committee, the Board is to have regard to an appropriate mix of skills, knowledge and experience.(3) A committee of the Board that is exercising a delegated function of the Authority must, unless the Minister determines otherwise, be chaired by an appointed member. It does not matter that some or all of the other members of the committee are not appointed members of the Board.(4) A person cannot at any one time be the chairperson of more than 2 committees of the Board.(5) The procedure for the calling of meetings of a committee of the Board and for the conduct of business at those meetings is to be as determined by the Board or (subject to any determination of the Board) by the committee.