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Termination of appointment

             (1)  The Governor-General may terminate the appointment of the Commissioner by reason of misbehaviour or of physical or mental incapacity.

             (2)  The Governor-General shall terminate the appointment of the Commissioner if the Commissioner:

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

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

                     (c)  engages in paid employment outside the duties of the office of Commissioner otherwise than with the consent of the Minister.

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