Medical Act

8(1) The Council shall consist of
(a) not less than nine and not more than twelve members of the College elected in the manner provided by this Act;

(b) one member of the College appointed by the Minister of Health, who may be the Minister if he is a member of the College; and

(c) four persons appointed by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council who are not members of the College and are selected from a list submitted by the Council containing at least three more persons than the number to be appointed at the time.

8(2) Members of Council shall be elected or appointed to office for a term of three years.

8(3) Notwithstanding subsection (2) the terms of office of members of Council upon the first election or appointment of members of Council shall be

(a) not less than three members of the College elected for a term of one year;

(b) not less than three members of the College elected for a term of two years;

(c) not less than three members of the College elected for a term of three years;

(d) one member of the College appointed by the Minister of Health for a term of one year;

(e) one person appointed by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council for a term of two years; and

(f) one person appointed by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council for a term of three years.

8(4) Notwithstanding subsection (1), the persons who at the coming into force of this Act make up the Medical Council of New Brunswick constituted under the previous Act shall constitute the Council until the election or appointment of members under subsection (3).