Responsibility for removal

Unless there are specific statutory or governance provisions to the contrary, each board member holds office at the pleasure of the person (Minister or Governor-General as the case may be) who appointed them.

For Crown entities, any decision to remove a board member must be consistent with the principles of natural justice (e.g. section 5 at and section 27 at of the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990) and a proper consideration of the matter irrespective of the type of entity (section 41 of the Crown Entities Act

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