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ADMINISTRATIVE APPEALS TRIBUNAL ACT 1975 - SECT 24K

Termination of appointment

             (1)  The Governor-General may terminate the appointment of the Registrar:

                     (a)  for misbehaviour; or

                     (b)  if the Registrar is unable to perform the duties of his or her office because of physical or mental incapacity.

             (2)  The Governor-General may terminate the appointment of the Registrar if:

                     (a)  the Registrar:

                              (i)  becomes bankrupt; or

                             (ii)  takes steps to take the benefit of any law for the relief of bankrupt or insolvent debts; or

                            (iii)  compounds with one or more of his or her creditors; or

                            (iv)  makes an assignment of his or her remuneration for the benefit of one or more of his or her creditors; or

                     (b)  the Registrar is absent, except on leave of absence, for 14 consecutive days or for 28 days in any 12 months; or

                     (c)  the Registrar engages in paid employment outside the duties of his or her office without the President's consent under section 24J; or

                     (d)  the Registrar fails, without reasonable excuse, to comply with section 24L (disclosure of interests).

             (3)  The appointment of the Registrar may not be terminated other than in accordance with this section.



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