Arts Act 2003

Conditions of office of members of Council.

12.—(1) The Minister may at any time remove from office a member of the Council for stated reasons.

(2) A member of the Council 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 Council shall cease to be qualified for office and shall cease to hold office if—

(a) he or she is adjudicated bankrupt,

(b) he or she makes a composition or arrangement with creditors,

(c) he or she is convicted of an indictable offence in relation to a company,

(d) he or she is convicted of an offence involving fraud or dishonesty, whether in connection with a company or not,

(e) he or she is the subject of an order under section 160 of the Companies Act 1990 , or

(f) he or she is sentenced to a term of imprisonment by a court of competent jurisdiction.

(4) A member of the Council 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.