(1) A Council may, by instrument, appoint a person who is not an employee of the Council as an authorised officer, if the person has the qualifications or experience prescribed by the Secretary.
(2) The Council must, in an instrument of appointment under subsection (1), specify the period for which the person is to be appointed.
(3) The Secretary may prescribe conditions that apply to an appointment made under subsection (1).
(4) If a person appointed under subsection (1) does not comply with a condition prescribed under subsection (3), and the Secretary notifies that person that he or she has failed to comply with the condition, the appointment of that person is taken to be revoked as from the date of notification by the Secretary.
substituted by No. 87/2000 s. 28.