7. The Government shall appoint assessors to such divisions of the Commission as it shall identify, for a term not exceeding five years, and shall fix their fees, allowances or salaries or, as the case may be, their additional salaries.
In making each appointment, the Government shall identify the divisions to which the assessor is attached. The number of assessors shall be determined by the Government.
At least ten assessors must be physicians, four of whom are psychiatrists, and at least two others must be professional social workers.
At the expiry of their term of office, the assessors remain in office until they are re-appointed or replaced.
1975, c. 64, s. 2; 1977, c. 49, s. 2; 1977, c. 68, s. 227; 1979, c. 63, s. 277; 1980, c. 33, s. 3.