9. Following publication of the notice of vacant positions, the Minister shall form a selection committee consisting of 3 members, including a chair, by appointing:
(1) the president of the Human Rights Tribunal or, after consulting the president, another member of that Tribunal who is a judge;
(2) an advocate, after consulting with the Barreau du Québec;
(3) a person who is neither a judge nor an advocate and who the Minister considers to be representative of persons working within various groups or organizations that he considers to be devoted to the defence and promotion of human rights and freedoms.
Where a member is absent or has withdrawn, the Minister shall replace him with another person whom he shall appoint in the same manner.