The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia was constituted by Royal Charter in 1928. It operates under a Supplemental Royal Charter granted by the Governor-General on behalf of Queen Elizabeth II on 22 August 2007.
The Institute is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of seven members elected by Chartered Accountants on regional registers, and up to four Board appointed members. The Directors and Regional Councillors are elected for a three-year term. A third of the positions held on the Board and Regional Councils are up for election each year. The President and Deputy President are elected annually by the Board.
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