10The Secretary of State may remove a person from office as an appointed member if the Secretary of State is satisfied that—E+W
(a)the person has been absent from meetings of the Agency, without its permission, for a period longer than four months,
(b)the person has been convicted of an offence in the British Islands or elsewhere,
(c)a bankruptcy order has been made against the person, or the person's estate has been sequestrated, or the person has made a composition or arrangement with, or granted a trust deed for, his creditors,
(d)the person has failed to comply with the terms of his appointment, or
(e)the person is unable or unfit to carry out his functions.