(1) The Data Standards Chair may delegate, in writing, any or all of the Chair's functions or powers to:
(a) an SES employee, or an acting SES employee, in the Data Standards Body, in the Department or in the Commission; or
(b) an APS employee who is holding or performing the duties of a specified office or position that:
(i) is in the Data Standards Body, in the Department or in the Commission; and
(ii) is an office or position that the Chair is satisfied is sufficiently senior for the APS employee to perform the function or exercise the power; or
(c) if there are no APS employees (including SES employees) in the Data Standards Body--a person:
(i) who holds an office or position in the Data Standards Body that the Chair considers is sufficiently senior for the person to perform the function; and
(ii) who the Chair considers has appropriate qualifications or expertise to perform the function.
(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to the function referred to in paragraph 56FH(1)(a) (about making standards).
Note: This subsection does not prevent a person who is acting as the Data Standards Chair from making a standard.
(3) In performing a delegated function or exercising a delegated power, the delegate under subsection (1) must comply with any directions of the Data Standards Chair.