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QUEENSLAND CIVIL AND ADMINISTRATIVE TRIBUNAL ACT 2009 - SECT 206V

Investigation about suspension

206V Investigation about suspension

(1) As soon as practicable after suspending a QCAT justice of the peace under section 206U , the president must appoint a person (the
"investigator" ) to undertake an investigation into the conduct or circumstances that led to the suspension.
(2) The investigator must—
(a) investigate the conduct or circumstances leading to the suspension; and
(b) report to the Minister on the investigation; and
(c) give a copy of the report to the QCAT justice of the peace and the president.
(3) The investigator’s report under subsection (2) may include a recommendation that the QCAT justice of the peace be removed from office on a ground mentioned in section 206T (1) .
(4) The Minister may use a report given to the Minister under subsection (2) (b) about a QCAT justice of the peace to decide whether or not to make a recommendation under section 206T (1) about the QCAT justice of the peace.
(5) If the Minister decides not to make a recommendation under section 206T (1) about a QCAT justice of the peace, the Minister must notify the president and the QCAT justice of the peace of the decision as soon as practicable.
(6) If the president is notified under subsection (5) that the Minister has decided not to make a recommendation under section 206T (1) about a QCAT justice of the peace, the president must immediately cancel the suspension of the QCAT justice of the peace.



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