32 Term of office of members

(1)

A member of a statutory entity holds office for—

(a)

3 years or any shorter period stated in the notice of appointment, in the case of a member of a Crown agent or autonomous Crown entity; or

(b)

5 years or any shorter period stated in the notice of appointment, in the case of a member of an independent Crown entity.

(2)

A member may be reappointed.

(3)

A member continues in office despite the expiry of his or her term of office until—

(a)

the member is reappointed; or

(b)

the member’s successor is appointed; or

(c)

the appointor informs the member by written notice (with a copy to the entity) that the member is not to be reappointed and no successor is to be appointed at that time.

(4)

This section is subject to section 45.