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VICTORIAN COMMISSION FOR GAMBLING AND LIQUOR REGULATION ACT 2011 - SECT 19

Vacancies and resignation

    (1)     A commissioner's office becomes vacant if he or she—

        (a)     becomes bankrupt; or

        (b)     is convicted in Victoria of an indictable offence or elsewhere of an offence that, if committed in Victoria, would be an indictable offence; or

        (c)     is removed from office under subsection (2); or

        (d)     resigns by notice in writing delivered to the Governor in Council.

    (2)     The Governor in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister, may remove a commissioner from office if the commissioner

        (a)     has refused, neglected, or failed to carry out the functions or duties of office;

        (b)     has engaged in misconduct in carrying out the functions, powers or duties of office.

    (3)     If a commissioner is removed from office under subsection (2), the Minister must cause to be laid before each House of the Parliament a full statement of the grounds of the removal within 10 sitting days of that House after the removal.



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