Industrial Research and Standards Act, 1961

Membership of the Board.

8.—(1) The Board shall be composed of not more than nine members of whom one shall be the chairman and the others shall be ordinary members.

(2) All the members of the Board shall be appointed by the Minister, and the Minister shall nominate a member of the Board to be the chairman thereof.

(3) Every person appointed to membership of the Board shall be chosen by the Minister for such appointment by reason of his attainments in scientific research applied to industry or because he is representative of industry or of persons employed in industry or is capable of giving substantial practical assistance in the work of the Institute.

(4) The members of the first Board shall be appointed as soon as conveniently may be after the commencement of this Act.

(5) The members of the second Board shall be appointed in the fifth year next after the appointment of the members of the first Board and the members of every subsequent Board shall be appointed quinquennially.

(6) All the members of the Board shall go out of office on the next quinquennial appointment of members but shall be eligible for re-appointment.