39 Removal of members of independent Crown entities


The Governor-General may, at any time for just cause, on the advice of the responsible Minister given after consultation with the Attorney-General, remove a member of an independent Crown entity from office.


The removal must be made by written notice to the member (with a copy to the entity).


The notice must—


state the date on which the removal takes effect which must not be earlier than the date on which the notice is received; and


state the reasons for the removal.


The responsible Minister must notify the removal in the Gazette as soon as practicable after the notice is given.