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Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981

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Terms of service of traffic commissioners

1A traffic commissioner for any traffic area, other than the chairman, shall hold office for such term not exceeding three years as the Secretary of State may determine at the time of his appointment and shall, if at the date on which his term of office expires his name is still included in the panel from which he was appointed, be eligible for reappointment.

2The Secretary of State may remove a traffic commissioner from his office for inability or misbehaviour.

3If a traffic commissioner acquires a financial interest in a transport undertaking which carries passengers he shall, within four weeks after so doing, give notice thereof in writing to the Secretary of State specifying the interest so acquired and the Secretary of State, after taking the matter into consideration, may if he thinks fit declare that the commissioner has vacated his office.

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