Keith Locke, in Committee, to move the following amendment:
Part 1 heading
Insert “appointment, term of appointment,” after “Provisions relating to” (line 2 on page 3).
New clause 4A
Insert the following clause after clause 4 (after line 28 on page 3):
4A Appointment of Governor-General
The Governor-General is appointed by the Sovereign on the recommendation of the House of Representatives. The recommendation must be agreed to by at least 75% of all members of Parliament.
New clause 5A
Insert the following clause after clause 5 (after line 15 on page 4):
5A Term of appointment of Governor-General
(1) The Governor-General is to be appointed for a term not exceeding 5 years.
(2) A person who has been appointed as Governor-General cannot be reappointed as Governor-General.