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Assembly Members (Independent Financial Review and Standards) Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 19: Appointment of the Commissioner

This section provides for the Commissioner to be appointed by the Assembly for a term of five years. A person may only be appointed to serve as Commissioner once. The Assembly will be responsible for ensuring that the Commissioner is appointed by way of fair and open competition and for determining appointment criteria and the terms of appointment.

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