The board is the governing body of the Game Management Authority and is accountable to the Minister for the exercise of its functions.
The board's primary role is to ensure that the Authority fulfils its functions effectively and complies with its governance framework. This includes:
- a strategic and business planning role
- a performance monitoring and reporting role (including risk management)
- a stewardship role
The following charter supports the board in its duties and provides for an annual agenda for board meetings to ensure coverage of all key Game Management Authority obligations. It sets out the board charter and also covers the board's meeting and decision-making procedures. It applies to all board members at all times in the performance of their duties.