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Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2000

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Chairman and vice-chairman

11(1)There shall be a chairman and a vice-chairman of the Board.

(2)The first chairman and vice-chairman of the Board under this Part shall be appointed by the Secretary of State from among the members of the Board.

(3)Before making any appointment under sub-paragraph (2), the Secretary of State shall consult the First Minister and the deputy First Minister.

(4)Subsequent appointments to the office of chairman and vice-chairman shall be made by the Board from among its members.

(5)Subject to the following provisions of this paragraph, a person shall hold and vacate office as chairman or vice-chairman in accordance with the terms of his appointment.

(6)A person may at any time resign as chairman or vice-chairman by notice in writing to the Board.

(7)A person appointed to fill a casual vacancy as chairman or vice-chairman shall hold office for the remainder of the term of the person in whose place he is appointed.

(8)If the chairman or vice-chairman ceases to be a member of the Board, he shall also cease to hold office as chairman or vice-chairman.

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