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

Section 23: Appointment of an Acting Commissioner

This section enables the Assembly to appoint an Acting Commissioner to discharge any or all of the Commissioner’s functions if for some reason the Commissioner is unable to act. The section will allow for the Commissioner and the Acting Commissioner to operate at the same time, but handling different cases. The disqualifications applicable to the Commissioner will apply also to the Acting Commissioner and the section also provides for the Acting Commissioner’s resignation and removal.

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