The EBC consists of a Chair and Deputy-Chair appointed by the King on the advice of the Judicial Service Commission and three other members appointed by the King on consultation with the ministers responsible for elections and for local government (Constitution 2005, 90(1)-(2)). Commissioners may only be removed by the King for incompetence or misbehaviour on the recommendation of the Judicial Services Commission (Constitution 2005, 90(10) cf Article 158).
The term of office of a Commissioner is twelve years and is not renewable (Constitution 2005, 90).
The Constitution tasks the EBC with the following (Constitution 2005, 90(5)):
The salaries of EBC members are funded from the Consolidated Fund (Constitution 2005, 208(4)).