4G Power to remove or suspend members

(1)

Section 42 of the Crown Entities Act 2004 applies to any member of the Electoral Commission who is a Judge.

(2)

Section 39(1) of the Crown Entities Act 2004 does not apply to any member.

(3)

Instead, any member who is not a Judge may be removed for just cause by the Governor-General acting upon an address from the House of Representatives.

(4)

Just cause has the same meaning as in section 40 of the Crown Entities Act 2004.

Compare: 1988 No 2 s 6

Section 4G: inserted, on 22 May 2010, by section 4 of the Electoral (Administration) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 26).

Section 4G(1): amended, on 1 October 2010, by section 32(2)(a) of the Electoral (Administration) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 26).