International Development Research Centre Act

Version of section 5 from 2002-12-31 to 2012-03-15:


Marginal note:Appointment of Chairman

  •  (1) The Chairman of the Board shall be appointed by the Governor in Council to hold office during pleasure for a term not exceeding five years.

  • Marginal note:Appointment of President

    (2) The first President of the Centre shall be appointed by the Governor in Council to hold office during pleasure for a term not exceeding five years and any subsequent President shall be appointed by the Governor in Council on the recommendation of the Board to hold office during pleasure for a term not exceeding five years.

  • Marginal note:Other governors

    (3) Each of the governors, other than the Chairman and the President, shall be appointed by the Governor in Council to hold office during pleasure for such term not exceeding four years as will ensure as far as possible the expiration in any one year of the terms of appointment of fewer than half of the governors.

  • Marginal note:Eligibility for re-appointment

    (4) Any retiring governor is eligible for re-appointment to the Board in the same or another capacity.

  • R.S., c. 21(1st Supp.), s. 5
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