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COMPETITION AND CONSUMER ACT 2010 - SECT 44AP

Appointment of State/Territory AER members

             (1)  A State/Territory AER member is to be appointed by the Governor-General by written instrument, on either a full-time or part-time basis.

Note:          A State/Territory AER member is also taken to be an associate member of the Commission: see section 8AB.

             (2)  A State/Territory AER member holds office for the period specified in the instrument of appointment. The period must not exceed 5 years.

             (3)  A person is not eligible for appointment as a State/Territory AER member unless the person, being a person who has knowledge of, or experience in, industry, commerce, economics, law, consumer protection or public administration, has been nominated for appointment in accordance with the Australian Energy Market Agreement.



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