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COMPETITION AND CONSUMER ACT 2010 - SECT 29H

Termination of appointment of Councillors

             (1)  The Governor-General may terminate the appointment of a Councillor for misbehaviour or for physical or mental incapacity.

             (2)  The Governor-General must terminate the appointment of a Councillor who:

                     (a)  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;

                     (b)  fails to comply with his or her obligations under section 29K;

                     (c)  in the case of a full-time Councillor--engages in any paid employment outside the duties of the Councillor's office without the consent of the Minister;

                     (d)  in the case of a full-time Councillor--is absent from duty, except on leave of absence, for 14 consecutive days or for 28 days in any 12 months.



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