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3(1)A probation trust shall consist of—E+W
(a)a chairman and not less than four other members appointed by the Secretary of State; and
(b)the chief executive.
(2)In the following provisions “appointed member” means a member of a probation trust appointed by the Secretary of State under sub-paragraph (1)(a) (including the chairman, where the context allows).
(3)Where practicable, at least one of the appointed members of a probation trust must, when appointed, be a member of a relevant local authority.
(4)For the purposes of sub-paragraph (3) “” means—
(a)a county council, district council or parish council in England, a London Borough council, the Common Council of the City of London or the Council of the Isles of Scilly; or
(b)a county council, county borough council or community council in Wales.
4(1)An appointed member holds and vacates office (and may be removed from office) in accordance with the terms of his appointment.E+W
(2)An appointed member may resign by giving notice in writing to the Secretary of State.
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