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VICTORIAN COMMISSION FOR GAMBLING AND LIQUOR REGULATION ACT 2011 - SECT 18

Acting appointments

S. 18(1) amended by No. 64/2014 s. 50.

    (1)     The Minister may appoint a person to act in the office of commissioner (other than as a sessional commissioner), for a period not exceeding 6 months—

        (a)     if a commissioner is absent or, for any other reason, is unable to perform the duties of office; or

        (b)     during a vacancy in the office of commissioner; or

        (c)     if the Minister considers that an appointment under this section is necessary to assist the Commission in the performance of its functions.

    (2)     An acting commissioner is eligible for re‑appointment for a further term or terms.

    (3)     The Minister may—

        (a)     determine the terms and conditions of appointment of an acting commissioner; and

        (b)     terminate the appointment at any time.

    (4)     While acting in a commissioner's place, the acting commissioner

        (a)     has and may perform all the functions of the commissioner; and

        (b)     is entitled to be paid the remuneration to which the commissioner would have been entitled.

    (5)     The Minister may appoint a commissioner to act in the office of Chairperson if the Chairperson is absent or, for any other reason, is unable to perform the duties of office.

    (6)     While acting in the Chairperson's place, the acting Chairperson

        (a)     has and may perform all the functions of the Chairperson; and

        (b)     is entitled to be paid the remuneration to which the Chairperson would have been entitled.

    (7)     A person appointed under this section may resign from that acting appointment by notice in writing delivered to the Minister.



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