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COURTS ADMINISTRATION ACT 1993 - SECT 16

16—State Courts Administrator

        (1)         There is to be a State Courts Administrator .

        (2)         The Administrator is to be appointed by the Governor for a term, not exceeding five years, specified in the instrument of appointment (but, on completion of a term of appointment, is eligible for reappointment).

        (3)         The Administrator is to be appointed on terms and conditions determined by the Governor which must, however, include the following:

            (a)         the Administrator must inform the Council in writing of—

                  (i)         any direct or indirect interest that the Administrator has or acquires in any business, or in any body corporate carrying on business, in Australia or elsewhere; or

                  (ii)         any other direct or indirect interest that the Administrator has or acquires that conflicts or may conflict with the Administrator's duties; and

            (b)         the Administrator must not engage, without the Council's consent, in any other remunerated employment.

        (4)         A person cannot be appointed as the Administrator unless nominated for appointment by the Council.

        (5)         The Administrator cannot be dismissed from office or reduced in status except by or with the concurrence of the Council.

        (7)         The Council may assign an appropriate employee to act as the Administrator—

            (a)         during a vacancy in the office of Administrator; or

            (b)         when the Administrator is absent from, or unable to discharge, official duties.



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