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The Industrial Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1992

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1.—(1) The appointment of a person to hold office as the Commissioner shall be for a term not exceeding five years; but previous appointment to that office shall not affect eligibility for re-appointment.

(2) The Department may remove any person from the office of Commissioner if it is satisfied—

(a)that that person has been adjudged bankrupt or that he has made a composition or arrangement with his creditors;

(b)that that person is incapacitated by physical or mental illness; or

(c)that that person is otherwise unable or unfit to discharge his functions as the Commissioner.

(3) Subject to sub-paragraphs (1) and (2), the Commissioner shall hold and vacate office as such in accordance with the terms of his appointment.

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