Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975
The Governor-General may terminate the appointment of a member if an address praying for the termination, on one of the following grounds, is presented to the Governor-General by each House of the Parliament in the same session:
(a) proved misbehaviour;
(b) the member is unable to perform the duties of his or her office because of physical or mental incapacity. 13(2)
The Governor-General may terminate the appointment of a member if:
(a) the member:
(i) becomes bankrupt; or
(ii) takes steps to take the benefit of any law for the relief of bankrupt or insolvent debts; or
(iii) compounds with one or more of his or her creditors; or
(iv) makes an assignment of his or her remuneration for the benefit of one or more of his or her creditors; or
(b) the member is a full-time member and is absent, except on leave of absence, for 14 consecutive days or for 28 days in any 12 months; or
(c) the member is a part-time member and is unavailable, except on leave of absence, to perform the duties of his or her office for more than 3 months; or
(d) the member contravenes section 11 (outside employment); or
(e) the member fails, without reasonable excuse, to comply with section 14 (disclosure of interests). 13(3)
The Governor-General may terminate the appointment of a member assigned to the Migration and Refugee Division if the member has a direct or indirect pecuniary interest in an immigration advisory service. 13(4)
The appointment of a member may not be terminated other than in accordance with this section. 13(5)
This section does not apply in relation to a member who is a Judge.
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