Western Development Commission Act, 1998

Conditions of office of members of Commission.

10.—(1) The Minister may at any time remove from office a member of the Commission.

(2) A member of the Commission may resign from office by notice in writing given to the Minister and the resignation shall take effect on the date on which the Minister receives the notice.

(3) A member of the Commission shall cease to be qualified for office and shall cease to hold office if he or she is adjudicated bankrupt, or makes a composition or arrangement with creditors, or is convicted of any indictable offence in relation to a company, or is convicted of an offence involving fraud or dishonesty, whether in connection with a company or not, or is the subject of an order under section 160 of the Companies Act, 1990 .

(4) A member of the Commission shall, subject to the provisions of this Act, hold office upon such terms and conditions (including terms and conditions relating to remuneration and allowances) as may be determined by the Minister, with the consent of the Minister for Finance.