Merchant Shipping (Investigation of Marine Casualties) (Amendment) Act 2022

Amendment of section 10 of Act of 2000

4. Section 10 of the Act of 2000 is amended—

(a) by the substitution of the following subsection for subsection (1):

“(1) Subject to this section, the Chairperson and other members of the Board appointed under section 9 shall hold office for a period, not exceeding 5 years from the date of the appointment, as shall be determined by the Minister and, where the term of office of a member expires by the effluxion of time, he or she may, subject to subsection (1A), be reappointed to the Board.”,

(b) by the insertion of the following subsection after subsection (1):

“(1A) A member of the Board who has served 2 terms of office shall not be eligible for reappointment to the Board.”,

(c) in subsection (2), by the substitution of “section 9” for “section 9(1)(a) ”, and

(d) by the deletion of subsection (3).