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Resignation

8.—(1) The chair of the Panel may, by giving at least two months’ written notice to the Welsh Ministers, resign as chair of the Panel and will cease to be a member of the Panel upon the expiration of that notice period.

(2) Any member of the Panel, who is not the chair of the Panel may, by giving at least two months’ written notice to the chair of the Panel, resign as a member of the Panel and will cease to be a member of the Panel upon the expiration of that notice period.

(3) Upon receipt of an independent member’s notice of resignation, the chair of the Panel must inform the Welsh Ministers as soon as is reasonably practicable.

(4) Where the resigning member is the chair of the Panel, the independent members will select from among themselves a temporary chair who is to hold office as chair of the Panel until a new chair of the Panel has been appointed by the Welsh Ministers.