Judicial Conduct Commissioner and Judicial Conduct Panel Act 2004

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33 Attorney-General has discretion to initiate removal of Judge on receipt of report


If a Judicial Conduct Panel concludes that consideration of the removal of a Judge is justified, the Attorney-General must determine, at his or her absolute discretion, whether to take steps to initiate the removal of that Judge from office.


A Judge must not be removed from office unless a Judicial Conduct Panel has reported to the Attorney-General that it is of the opinion that consideration of the removal of the Judge is justified.


Subsection (2) is subject to section 34.