5. Section 7 of the principal Act is repealed and the following section substituted therefor:
—(1) Subject to subsection (2), the Board may, from time to time, on such terms and conditions as it may determine —
appoint and employ such officers, employees, consultants or agents; and
appoint such totalisator agencies,
as may be necessary for the effective performance of its functions.
(2) The Board shall obtain the approval of the Minister for the appointment of —
any agent to operate or conduct any totalisator, lottery, betting or gaming activity; or
any totalisator agency.”.