(1) The body corporate
hitherto constituted under this section and known as the Western
Australian Potato Marketing Board and subsequently as the Western Australian
Potato Marketing Authority is preserved and continues in existence for the
purposes of this Act but shall be known as the Potato Marketing Corporation of
(1a) The corporate
identity and rights and obligations of the body corporate are not affected by
the change of its name under subsection (1).
(1b) A reference to
the Western Australian Potato Marketing Board or to the Western Australian
Potato Marketing Authority, whether by use of that name or a similar
abbreviated form of that name, in a written law or other instrument or
document shall be read and construed as a reference to the Corporation unless
in the context it would be incorrect to do so.
(2) The Corporation
shall consist of 6 members appointed by the Minister, 2 of whom shall be
persons elected by the commercial producers under section 8.
(3) Other than the
persons elected under section 8, of the members of the
shall be appointed as chairman of the Corporation, being a person who in the
opinion of the Minister has relevant commercial expertise; and
shall be persons who have, in the opinion of the Minister, relevant commercial
expertise in finance, in marketing, or in the food industry.
[Section 7 amended by No. 26 of 1974
s. 3; No. 96 of 1985 s. 6 and 22; No. 11 of 1995 s. 9
[ 8. Deleted by No. 22 of 2016