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Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013

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(1)A person appointed as Auditor General holds office until the end of the period for which the person was appointed (subject to subsections (2) and (3)).

(2)Her Majesty may relieve a person from office as Auditor General before the end of the period for which the person was appointed—

(a)at the person’s request, or

(b)on Her Majesty being satisfied that the person is incapable for medical reasons of performing the duties of the office and of requesting to be relieved of it.

(3)Her Majesty may remove a person from office as Auditor General before the end of the period for which the person was appointed on the making of a recommendation, on the ground of the person’s misbehaviour, that Her Majesty should do so.

(4)A recommendation for the removal of a person from office as Auditor General may not be made unless—

(a)the National Assembly has resolved that the recommendation should be made, and

(b)the resolution of the Assembly is passed on a vote in which the number of Assembly members voting in favour is not less than two-thirds of the total number of Assembly seats.

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