(1) The staff of the Institute are to be persons engaged under the Public Service Act 1999 .
(2) For the purposes of the Public Service Act 1999 :
(a) the Director and the APS employees assisting the Director together constitute a Statutory Agency; and
(b) the Director is the Head of that Statutory Agency.
(3) The Director may, with the approval of the Minister, engage persons to assist the Institute as consultants or otherwise.
(4) The terms and conditions of engagement of persons under subsection (3) are as determined by the Director from time to time.