—(1) There shall be established a Tribunal, to be called the Copyright Tribunal, which shall consist of a President and of not less than two nor more than 4 other members appointed by the Minister.
(2) The President shall possess the qualifications required for a District Judge under section 9(3) of the Subordinate Courts Act (Cap. 14).
(3) There shall be paid to the members of the Tribunal who are not public officers such remuneration (whether by way of salaries or fees), and such allowances, as the Minister may determine.
(4) The Minister may appoint such officers and servants of the Tribunal as the Minister may determine.
(5) The remuneration and allowances of members of the Tribunal, the remuneration of any officers and servants appointed under subsection (4) and such other expenses of the Tribunal as the Minister may determine, shall be paid out of moneys provided by Parliament.
—(1) Subject to the provisions of this section, the members of the Tribunal shall hold office for such period as may be determined at the time of their respective appointments; and a person who ceases to hold office as a member of the Tribunal shall be eligible for re-appointment.
(2) Any member of the Tribunal may at any time by notice in writing to the Minister resign his appointment.
(3) The Minister may declare the office of any member of the Tribunal vacant on the ground of his unfitness to continue in office or incapacity to perform the duties thereof.
153. If any member of the Tribunal is, by reason of illness, absence or other reasonable cause, for the time being unable to perform the duties of his office, either generally or in relation to any particular proceedings, the Minister may appoint some other duly qualified person to discharge the duties of that member for any period, not exceeding 6 months at one time, or, as the case may be, in relation to those proceedings; and a person so appointed shall, during that period or in relation to those proceedings, have the same powers as the person in whose place he is appointed.
154. If at any time there are more than two members of the Tribunal, in addition to the President, then, for the purposes of any proceedings, the Tribunal may consist of the President together with any two or more of those members.
155. If the members of the Tribunal dealing with any reference or application are unable to agree as to the order to be made by the Tribunal, a decision shall be taken by the votes of the majority; and, in the event of an equality of votes, the President shall be entitled to a second or casting vote.