15(1)A Commissioner may at any time—E+W+S+N.I.
(a)resign his office by notice in writing addressed to Her Majesty;
(b)be removed from office by Her Majesty on the recommendation of the Lord Chancellor.
(2)The Lord Chancellor may not under sub-paragraph (1) recommend that a Commissioner be removed from office unless he is satisfied that the Commissioner—
(a)has failed without reasonable excuse to discharge the functions of his office for a continuous period of at least six months,
(b)has been convicted of an offence,
(c)is an undischarged bankrupt, or
(d)is otherwise unfit to hold his office or unable to discharge its functions.
(3)A recommendation on the ground mentioned in sub-paragraph (2)(a) may not be made more than 3 months after the end of the period mentioned there.