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SCHEDULEN.I.THE LIVESTOCK MARKETING COMMISSION

PART IIN.I.SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE COMMISSION

1(1)Subject to the provisions of this paragraph, a member of the Commission shall hold office for a term of three years.N.I.

Sub-para.(2) rep. by SLR 1976

(3)A member may by notice in writing addressed to the Minister resign his membership, and the chairman may by the like notice resign his office as such.

(4)The Minister may remove a person from membership if satisfied that he—

(a)has become bankrupt [F1or has had a debt relief order made in respect of him] or made an arrangement with his creditors [F2or is the subject of a bankruptcy restrictions order] [F3or a debt relief restrictions order] ;

(b)is incapacitated by physical or mental illness;

(c)has been absent from more than six consecutive meetings of the Commission otherwise than for a reason approved by the Minister; or

(d)is otherwise unable or unfit to discharge the functions of a member, or is unsuitable to continue as a member.

(5)Where a member resigns his office or the Minister removes a person from membership, the Minister may appoint another person in his place, and any person so appointed shall hold office for the residue of the term of the person in whose place he is appointed.

(6)A person who ceases to be a member shall be eligible for reappointment.

Annotations:

F1Words in Sch. Pt. II para. 1(4)(a) inserted (7.3.2016) by Debt Relief Act (Northern Ireland) 2010 (Consequential Amendments) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016 S.R. 2016/108, art. 1, Sch. para. 5

F3Words in Sch. Pt. II para. 1(4)(a) inserted (7.3.2016) by Debt Relief Act (Northern Ireland) 2010 (Consequential Amendments) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016 S.R. 2016/108, art. 1, Sch. para. 5