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SCHEDULE 1E+WIncorporation of Wales Audit Office

PART 2 E+WNON-EXECUTIVE MEMBERS

Termination of appointmentsE+W

10(1)The person who chairs the WAO may resign from the position of chair by giving written notice to the National Assembly.E+W

(2)A non-executive member may resign by giving written notice to the National Assembly.

(3)The term of appointment of a person who resigns in accordance with sub-paragraphs (1) or (2) ends when the resignation is accepted.

Commencement Information

I1Sch. 1 para. 10 in force at 4.7.2013 by S.I. 2013/1466, art. 2(u)(x)

11(1)The National Assembly may terminate the appointment of a non-executive member by giving the member written notice if—E+W

(a)the member has been absent from meetings of the WAO without the WAO's permission for a period or periods totalling 3 months or more in any 12 month period,

(b)the member has become bankrupt or has made an arrangement with creditors,

(c)the member's estate has been sequestrated in Scotland or the member has entered into a debt arrangement programme under Part 1 of the Debt Arrangement and Attachment (Scotland) Act 2002 as the debtor or has, under Scots law, made a composition or arrangement with, or granted a trust deed for, the member's creditors,

(d)the member is unfit to continue the appointment because of misconduct,

(e)the member has failed to comply with the terms of the appointment, or

(f)the member is otherwise unable, unfit or unwilling to carry out the member's functions.

(2)If a non-executive member whose appointment is terminated under sub-paragraph (1) is the chair of the WAO, that person's appointment as chair is also terminated.

Commencement Information

I2Sch. 1 para. 11 in force at 4.7.2013 by S.I. 2013/1466, art. 2(u)(x)

12(1)The National Assembly may terminate the appointment of a non-executive member as chair of the WAO.E+W

(2)But before an appointment can be terminated the First Minister must be consulted.

(3)The National Assembly may terminate the appointment if the chair of the WAO—

(a)has failed to comply with the terms of appointment, or

(b)is otherwise unwilling to carry out the functions of chairing the WAO.

Commencement Information

I3Sch. 1 para. 12 in force at 4.7.2013 by S.I. 2013/1466, art. 2(u)(x)