The Teignmouth Harbour Revision Order empowers the Commission to discharge its duties and responsibilities and defines the range of skills and experience required in appointing its Commissioners.
Each Commissioner appointed shall be a person who appears to the Commissioners to have special knowledge, experience or ability appropriate to the efficient, effective and economic discharge by the Commissioners of their functions including in particular special knowledge, experience or ability in one or more of the following matters:
- The ports industry;
- Maritime and commercial activities;
- Local public service;
- Boating, tourism and other leisure activities;
- Environmental matters;
- Finance, legal and administration;
- Any other skills and matters considered relevant from time to time by the Commissioners in order for them to discharge their functions. “
Commissioners are appointed for a three year term and can serve a total of three terms apart from the Chair who can serve four. All are unpaid appointments.