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CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS (CARE AND PROTECTION) ACT 1998 - SECT 178D

Vacancy in office

178D Vacancy in office

(1) The office of Children's Guardian becomes vacant if the holder:
(a) dies, or
(b) completes a term of office and is not re-appointed, or
(c) resigns the office by instrument in writing addressed to the Minister, or
(d) becomes bankrupt, applies to take the benefit of any law for the relief of bankrupt or insolvent debtors, compounds with his or her creditors or makes an assignment of his or her remuneration for their benefit, or
(e) becomes a mentally incapacitated person, or
(f) is convicted in New South Wales of an offence that is punishable by imprisonment for 12 months or more or is convicted elsewhere than in New South Wales of an offence that, if committed in New South Wales, would be an offence so punishable, or
(g) is removed from office under section 178E.
(2) If the office of Children's Guardian becomes vacant, a person is, subject to this Act, to be appointed to fill the vacancy.



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