Sections 25 and 26 of the Professional Governance Act

Selection principles and criteria

25  (1) The selection of nominees to be registrant councillors under section 26 (1) is to be conducted in accordance with the process and merit-based selection principles prescribed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council.

(2) A council may

(a) subject to section 23 (2), establish different criteria or preferences for registrant councillors in determining the council composition, and

(b) make recommendations to the Lieutenant Governor in Council in respect of different criteria or preferences for lay councillors.

Election of registrant councillors

26  (1) The council of each regulatory body must, in accordance with section 23 (4), establish a nomination committee to administer the nomination of registrants who are qualified to be nominated for election to the council in accordance with the process and selection principles referred to in section 25 (1), the bylaws and applicable regulations.

(2) Only a registrant who is nominated by the nomination committee under subsection (1) may be elected as a registrant councillor.

(3) An election of registrant councillors is to be conducted in accordance with the bylaws made by the council and the regulations that may be made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council.