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1(1)The Secretary of State—E+W+S
(a)shall appoint the members of the Olympic Lottery Distributor, and
(b)shall appoint one of the members as Chairman.
(2)The Secretary of State shall aim to ensure that the Distributor has at least 5 members at any time.
(3)Before making an appointment under sub-paragraph (1) the Secretary of State shall consult—
(a)the Mayor of London, and
(b)the National Olympic Committee.
2A person shall hold and vacate office as Chairman or other member of the Distributor in accordance with the terms of his appointment (subject to this Schedule).E+W+S
3The Secretary of State shall not appoint a person to hold office as Chairman or other member of the Distributor for a term of more than five years.E+W+S
4The Chairman or another member of the Distributor may resign his office by notice in writing to the Secretary of State.E+W+S
5The Chairman or another member of the Distributor may be removed from office by the Secretary of State on the grounds that—E+W+S
(a)a bankruptcy order has been made against him, his estate has been sequestrated or he has made a composition or arrangement with, or granted a trust deed for, his creditors, or
(b)he is, in the opinion of the Secretary of State, unable, unfit or unwilling to discharge the functions of his office.
6A person who ceases, otherwise than by virtue of paragraph 5, to be Chairman or another member of the Distributor may be re-appointed.E+W+S
7The Distributor may appoint staff.E+W+S
8(1)The Distributor may establish a committee.E+W+S
(a)must include a member or employee of the Distributor, but
(b)may also include persons who are neither members nor employees of the Distributor.
9The Distributor shall not be regarded as the servant or agent of the Crown or as enjoying any status, immunity or privilege of the Crown.E+W+S
10In Schedule 2 to the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 (c. 13) (departments, &c. subject to investigation) insert at the appropriate place— “ Olympic Lottery Distributor. ”E+W+S
11In Part III of Schedule 1 to the House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 24) (other disqualifying offices) insert at the appropriate place— “ Chairman, or member in receipt of remuneration, of the Olympic Lottery Distributor. ”E+W+S
12In Part III of Schedule 1 to the Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 25) (other disqualifying offices) insert at the appropriate place— “ Chairman, or member in receipt of remuneration, of the Olympic Lottery Distributor. ”E+W+S
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