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Suspension and removal

    (1)     On the recommendation of the Attorney-General, the Governor in Council, by order, may suspend an Implementation Monitor from office on any
of the following grounds—

        (a)     misconduct (whether or not in connection with the carrying out of the duties of an Implementation Monitor);

        (b)     neglect of duty;

        (c)     inability to perform the duties of an Implementation Monitor;

        (d)     any other ground on which the Implementation Monitor is unfit to hold office.

    (2)     The Attorney-General must cause to be tabled in each House of Parliament a full statement of the grounds of suspension within 7 sitting days of that House after the suspension.

    (3)     The Implementation Monitor must be removed from office by the Governor in Council if each House of Parliament, within 20 sitting days after the day when the statement is tabled in the House, declares by resolution that the Implementation Monitor ought to be removed from office.

    (4)     The Governor in Council must remove the suspension and restore the Implementation Monitor to office unless each House makes a declaration of the kind specified in subsection (3) within the time specified in that subsection.

    (5)     If the Implementation Monitor is suspended from office under subsection (1), the Implementation Monitor is taken not to be an Implementation Monitor during the period of suspension.

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