Parliamentary Service Act 2000

17 Vacation of office by nominated or appointed members

(1)

A member of the Parliamentary Service Commission who holds office because of a nomination under section 15(1)(b) or (c) ceases to be a member of the Commission if one of the following events occurs:

(a)

the person by whom that member was nominated revokes the nomination of that member or nominates, instead of that member, another member of Parliament:

(b)

Parliament is dissolved or expires:

(c)

the member ceases to be a member of Parliament before Parliament is dissolved or expires.

(2)

A member of the Commission who holds office under section 15(1)(d) ceases to be a member of the Commission if one of the following events occurs:

(a)

the House of Representatives rescinds the resolution by which the member was appointed or resolves to appoint to the Commission, instead of that member, another member of Parliament:

(b)

the member is appointed as a Minister of the Crown or as a Parliamentary Under-Secretary:

(c)

Parliament is dissolved or expires:

(d)

the member ceases to be a member of Parliament before Parliament is dissolved or expires.

(3)

A member of the Commission who holds office because of a nomination or an appointment may, by written notice to the chairperson of the Commission, resign the office at any time.

Compare: 1985 No 128 s 8