326. Establishment of the Executive.

The Health and Safety Executive is a body corporate1 consisting of a chair and at least seven and not more than twelve other members, all appointed by the Secretary of State2. Before appointing the members, other than the chair, the Secretary of State must: (1) as to three of them, consult such organisations representing employers as he considers appropriate3; (2) as to three others, consult such organisations representing employees as he considers appropriate4; (3) as to one other, consult such organisations representing local authorities5 as he considers appropriate6; and (4) as to up to four others, consult the Scottish