Residential Tenancies Act 2004

Supplemental provisions as to membership of Board.

154

154.—(1) A member of the Board may at any time resign his or her membership by letter addressed to the Minister and the resignation shall take effect from the date specified in the letter or upon receipt of the letter by the Minister, whichever is the later.

(2) A member of the Board may, at any time, be removed from membership of the Board by the Minister if, in the Minister’s opinion, the member has become incapable through ill-health of performing his or her functions, or has committed stated misbehaviour, or his or her removal appears to the Minister to be necessary for the effective performance by the Board of its functions.

(3) A person shall cease to be, and shall be disqualified from being, a member of the Board where he or she—

( a) is adjudicated bankrupt,

( b) makes a composition or arrangement with creditors,

( c) is sentenced by a court of competent jurisdiction to a term of imprisonment, or

( d) is disqualified or restricted from being a director of any company.

(4) If a member of the Board dies, resigns, becomes disqualified or is removed from membership, the Minister may appoint a person to be a member of the Board and fill the casual vacancy so caused.

(5) A member of the Board whose term of membership of the Board expires shall be eligible for re-appointment as a member of the Board.