40.12.2. The permanent board shall be composed of three members, including the chairman, appointed by the Chief Electoral Officer.
The chairman may be chosen from among the Chief Electoral Officer’s personnel.
The other two members shall be chosen from among two lists of at least five names transmitted to the Chief Electoral Officer respectively by the leader of the party having had the greatest number of candidates elected in the last general election and by the leader of the party having had the second greatest number of candidates elected in that election, or by the person designated in writing for such purpose by either leader.
The lists must be transmitted to the Chief Electoral Officer within six months after the publication of the notice referred to in section 380 following a general election.