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Vacancies, resignation and removal from office

    (1)     The office of a member of the PRS Board becomes vacant if he or she—

        (a)     becomes an insolvent under administration; or

        (b)     is convicted of an offence punishable by imprisonment or an offence that, if committed in Victoria, would be punishable by imprisonment; or

        (c)     resigns from office by delivering a signed letter of resignation to the Governor in Council; or

        (d)     is removed from office under subsection (2).

    (2)     The Governor in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister, may remove a member from office if—

        (a)     the member becomes incapable of performing his or her duties; or

        (b)     the member is negligent in the performance of those duties; or

        (c)     the member engages in improper conduct; or

        (d)     the member is absent, without leave first being granted by the President, from 3 consecutive meetings of which reasonable notice has been given to the member; or

        (e)     for any other reason, the Minister is satisfied that the member is unfit to hold office.

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