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Prospective

PART 3 E+WEDUCATION TRIBUNAL FOR WALES

92The President and members of the panelsE+W

(1)A person may not be appointed as President or member of the legal chair panel unless he or she satisfies the judicial-appointment eligibility condition on a 5-year basis.

(2)A person may not be appointed as a member of the lay panel unless he or she satisfies requirements which may be prescribed in regulations made by the Welsh Ministers.

(3)If in the opinion of the Lord Chancellor and of the Lord Chief Justice the President is unfit to continue in office or is incapable of performing his or her duties, the Lord Chancellor may (with the agreement of the Lord Chief Justice) remove him or her from office.

(4)Each member of the legal chair panel or lay panel is to hold and vacate office under the terms of the instrument under which he or she is appointed.

(5)But a member of the legal chair panel or the lay panel may only be removed from office under the terms of the instrument with the agreement of the President.

(6)The President or a member of the legal chair panel or lay panel—

(a)may resign office by notice in writing to the Lord Chancellor or (as the case may be) the Welsh Ministers, and

(b)is eligible for re-appointment if he or she ceases to hold office.