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5In paragraph 5 (terms of office etc. of Commission members)—
(a)in sub-paragraph (1)(a) (period of office) for “five” there is substituted “eight”,
(b)for sub-paragraph (1)(b) and “and” immediately preceding it there is substituted “but
(b)is ineligible for reappointment at any time.”,
(c)in sub-paragraph (5) (Parliamentary resolution for removal of members) for “member” there is substituted “member’s willingness, suitability or ability to perform that member’s functions”,
(d)in sub-paragraph (6) (voting on a resolution) for the passage from “if” onward there is substituted “must be voted for by a number of members not fewer than two thirds of the total number of seats for members of the Parliament”,
(e)after sub-paragraph (8) there is inserted—
“(9)Those terms and conditions may, without prejudice to paragraph 4—
(a)prohibit the member from holding any other specified office, employment or appointment or engaging in any other specified occupation,
(b)provide that a member’s holding of any such office, employment or appointment or engagement in any such occupation is subject to the approval of the Parliamentary corporation,
(c)for the purposes of this sub-paragraph, provide differently for the member appointed to chair the Commission and the other members.
(10)In sub-paragraph (9), “specified” means specified in the terms and conditions or within a description so specified.”
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