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PRIVACY ACT 1988 - SECT 85

Removal and resignation of members

             (1)  The Governor-General may terminate the appointment of an appointed member for misbehaviour or physical or mental incapacity.

             (2)  The Governor-General shall terminate the appointment of an appointed member if the member:

                     (a)  becomes bankrupt, applies to take the benefit of any law for the relief of bankrupt or insolvent debtors, compounds with the member's creditors or makes an assignment of the member's remuneration for their benefit;

                     (b)  fails, without reasonable excuse, to comply with the member's obligations under section 86; or

                     (c)  is absent, without the leave of the convenor, from 3 consecutive meetings of the Advisory Committee.

             (3)  An appointed member may resign from office by delivering a signed notice of resignation to the Governor-General.



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