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Termination of appointment of the CEO

             (1)  The Board may terminate the appointment of the CEO:

                     (a)  for misbehaviour; or

                     (b)  if the CEO is incapable of performing the duties of his or her office.

             (2)  The Board may terminate the appointment of the CEO if:

                     (a)  the CEO:

                              (i)  becomes bankrupt; or

                             (ii)  applies to take the benefit of any law for the relief of bankrupt or insolvent debtors; or

                            (iii)  compounds with his or her creditors; or

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

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

                     (c)  the CEO engages, except with the Board's approval, in paid employment outside the duties of his or her office (see section 164); or

                     (d)  the CEO fails, without reasonable excuse, to comply with section 29 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with the duty to disclose interests) or rules made for the purposes of that section; or

                     (e)  the Board is satisfied that the performance of the CEO has been unsatisfactory for a significant period.

             (3)  If the Board terminates the appointment of the CEO, the Board must notify the Minister of the termination.

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