(1) The Chief of the Defence Force must terminate the service of a person if:
(a) the person is given a notice under section 100; and
(i) the person does not give to the Chief of the Defence Force, within the period specified in the notice, a statement of reasons why the service should not be terminated; or
(ii) having considered such a statement given by the person, the Chief of the Defence Force is of the opinion that the service should be terminated.
(2) The termination must be in writing, and a copy given to the person.
(3) The termination takes effect on the day specified in it, which must be a day occurring:
(a) on or after the day a copy of the termination is given to the person; and
(b) no later than 3 months after the day referred to in paragraph (a).
(4) If a delegate of the Chief of the Defence Force gives a notice to a person under section 100, the same delegate must not terminate the service of the person under this section.
Note 1: The Chief of the Defence Force or another delegate may terminate the service instead of the first delegate.
Note 2: For delegations, see subsection 120A(3D).