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Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013

Section 3 – Resignation or removal

7.The AGW holds office until the end of the term for which he or she has been appointed (which can be up to 8 years from appointment, see section 2) unless the AGW is:

  • relieved of the appointment by Her Majesty at the AGW’s request;

  • relieved of the appointment because Her Majesty is satisfied that the AGW is no longer capable of performing the duties because of medical reasons; and is also incapable for such reasons of requesting he or she be relieved of office;

  • removed from post by Her Majesty because of misbehaviour.

8.Removal from post on the grounds of misbehaviour is done only on the recommendation of the Assembly. Such a recommendation can only be made if at least two-thirds of all Assembly Members vote in favour of such action.

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