AustLII Tasmanian Consolidated Acts

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FOREST PRACTICES ACT 1985 - SECT 4A

4A. Board of the Authority

(1) The Authority has a Board of Directors consisting of –

(a) a person with expertise in public administration and in environmental or natural resource management and governance; and

(b) a person with applied knowledge and expertise in environmental or natural resource management; and

(c) a person with applied knowledge and expertise in sustainable forest management on private land; and

(d) a person with applied knowledge and expertise in sustainable forest management on public land; and

(e) a person with applied knowledge and expertise in community liaison and local government, from a municipal area in which forestry is a major land use; and

(f) a person with expertise in biological science or nature conservation; and

(g) the chief forest practices officer.

(2) The directors referred to in subsection (1)(a), (b), (c), (d), (e) and (f) are appointed by the Minister.
(3) The Minister is to ensure that one of the directors appointed under subsection (1)(c) and (d) has practical knowledge and experience in forest operations, including the harvesting and reforestation of forests.
(4) The director appointed under subsection (1)(a) is also, by virtue of that appointment, chairperson of the Board.
(5) The Board may elect a director referred to in subsection (1)(b), (c), (d), (e) or (f) to be deputy chairperson of the Board.
(6) Schedule 3 has effect with respect to the directors.
(7) Schedule 4 has effect with respect to meetings of the Board.



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