39 Removal from office

(1)

The Commissioner may, with the agreement of the Governor-General in Council, for just cause or excuse, remove the chief executive of a department or departmental agency from office.

(2)

The Commissioner must consult the chief executive of the host department before removing a chief executive of a departmental agency under subsection (1).

Section 39(1): amended, on 18 July 2013, by section 35(1) of the State Sector Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 49).

Section 39(1): amended, on 19 December 1989, pursuant to section 33(1) of the State Sector Amendment Act (No 2) 1989 (1989 No 136).

Section 39(2): inserted, on 18 July 2013, by section 35(2) of the State Sector Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 49).