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[F1 Tenure of officeE+W

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F1Sch. 2A inserted (1.1.2000 for certain purposes and otherwise on the "operative date" (as defined in art. 1(2)(c) of S.I. 2000/1095) for specified purposes and on 3.7.2000 for all other purposes) by 1999 c. 29, s. 310(2), Sch. 26 (with Sch. 12 para. 9(1)); S.I. 1999/3271, art. 3; S.I. 2000/1095, arts. 4-6

F210Subject to the following paragraphs (and to the provision of any order under section 5C(2)) a person shall hold and vacate office as a member of the Metropolitan Police Authority in accordance with the terms of his appointment.E+W

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F2Sch. 2A inserted (1.1.2000 for certain purposes and otherwise on the "operative date" (as defined in art. 1(2)(c) of S.I. 2000/1095) for specified purposes and on 3.7.2000 for all other purposes) by 1999 c. 29, s. 310(2), Sch. 26 (with Sch. 12 para. 9(1)); S.I. 1999/3271, art. 3; S.I. 2000/1095, arts. 4-6

F311(1)A person shall be appointed to hold office as a member for—E+W

(a)a term of four years, or

(b)such shorter term as the person or body appointing him may determine in any particular case.

(2)A person shall not, by virtue of sub-paragraph (1)(b), be appointed under paragraph 3(3) for a term shorter than four years without the approval of the Secretary of State.

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F3Sch. 2A inserted (1.1.2000 for certain purposes and otherwise on the "operative date" (as defined in art. 1(2)(c) of S.I. 2000/1095) for specified purposes and on 3.7.2000 for all other purposes) by 1999 c. 29, s. 310(2), Sch. 26 (with Sch. 12 para. 9(1)); S.I. 1999/3271, art. 3; S.I. 2000/1095, arts. 4-6

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C1Sch. 2A para. 11 amended (10.5.2000) by S.I. 2000/1095, art. 8

F412(1)A person may at any time resign his office as a member, or as chairman [F5or vice-chairman], by notice in writing to the Metropolitan Police Authority.E+W

(2)Where a member appointed under paragraph 3 resigns his office as a member under sub-paragraph (1) of this paragraph, he shall send a copy of the notice to the Secretary of State.

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F4Sch. 2A inserted (1.1.2000 for certain purposes and otherwise on the "operative date" (as defined in art. 1(2)(c) of S.I. 2000/1095) for specified purposes and on 3.7.2000 for all other purposes) by 1999 c. 29, s. 310(2), Sch. 26 (with Sch. 12 para. 9(1)); S.I. 1999/3271, art. 3; S.I. 2000/1095, arts. 4-6

F613(1)A member of the London Assembly appointed to be a member of the Metropolitan Police Authority under paragraph 2 shall cease to be a member of the Metropolitan Police Authority if he ceases to be a member of the London Assembly (and does not immediately again become a member of the London Assembly).E+W

(2)The Deputy Mayor appointed to be a member of the Metropolitan Police Authority under paragraph 2 shall cease to be a member of that Authority if he ceases to be Deputy Mayor.

(3)A magistrate appointed to be a member of the Metropolitan Police Authority under paragraph 5 shall cease to be a member of that Authority if he ceases to be one of the magistrates for commission areas which are wholly or partly within the metropolitan police district.

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F6Sch. 2A inserted (1.1.2000 for certain purposes and otherwise on the "operative date" (as defined in art. 1(2)(c) of S.I. 2000/1095) for specified purposes and on 3.7.2000 for all other purposes) by 1999 c. 29, s. 310(2), Sch. 26 (with Sch. 12 para. 9(1)); S.I. 1999/3271, art. 3; S.I. 2000/1095, arts. 4-6

F714(1)The Metropolitan Police Authority may remove a member from office by notice in writing if—E+W

(a)he has been absent from meetings of the Metropolitan Police Authority for a period longer than three consecutive months without the consent of the Metropolitan Police Authority,

(b)he has been convicted of a criminal offence (but is not disqualified for being a member under paragraph 7),

(c)the Metropolitan Police Authority is satisfied that the member is incapacitated by physical or mental illness, or

(d)the Metropolitan Police Authority is satisfied that the member is otherwise unable or unfit to discharge his functions as a member.

(2)Where the Metropolitan Police Authority removes a member under sub-paragraph (1), it shall give notice of that fact—

(a)in the case of a member appointed under paragraph 2 or 5, to the body or person which appointed him, and

(b)in the case of a member appointed under paragraph 3, to the Secretary of State.

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F7Sch. 2A inserted (1.1.2000 for certain purposes and otherwise on the "operative date" (as defined in art. 1(2)(c) of S.I. 2000/1095) for specified purposes and on 3.7.2000 for all other purposes) by 1999 c. 29, s. 310(2), Sch. 26 (with Sch. 12 para. 9(1)); S.I. 1999/3271, art. 3; S.I. 2000/1095, arts. 4-6

F815The Mayor of London may remove from office a member of the Metropolitan Police Authority appointed by him under paragraph 2 with a view to appointing another in his place if he considers that to do so would further the object provided for by paragraph 2(3).E+W

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F916If the chairman [F10or vice-chairman] of the Metropolitan Police Authority ceases to be a member, he shall also cease to be chairman.]E+W

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F9Sch. 2A inserted (1.1.2000 for certain purposes and otherwise on the "operative date" (as defined in art. 1(2)(c) of S.I. 2000/1095) for specified purposes and on 3.7.2000 for all other purposes) by 1999 c. 29, s. 310(2), Sch. 26 (with Sch. 12 para. 9(1)); S.I. 1999/3271, art. 3; S.I. 2000/1095, arts. 4-6

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