Child and Family Agency Act 2013

20.

Filling of casual vacancies

20. (1) If an appointed member resigns, dies, ceases to hold office (other than by effluxion of time), ceases to be qualified to hold office or is removed from office, the Minister shall as soon as practicable appoint F19[, subject to subsection (1A),] a person to fill the casual vacancy so arising.

F20[(1A) Where a casual vacancy arises in respect of a member of the Board appointed in accordance with section 19(2A), the person appointed under subsection (1) to fill the casual vacancy shall be a nominee of the Minister for Education who, in the opinion of that Minister, has experience of, and expertise in, matters connected to the education welfare functions of the Agency.]

(2) A person appointed under subsection (1) shall hold office for the unexpired period of his or her predecessor’s term of office or such other period as the Minister may determine.

(3) A member appointed under subsection (1) is eligible for reappointment to the Board, on the expiry of the period referred to in subsection (2), but may not serve for more than 2 further consecutive terms and in any event for a period of more than 10 years.

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Amendments:

F19

Inserted (15.12.2021) by Child and Family Agency (Amendment) Act 2021 (34/2021), s. 12(a), S.I. No. 697 of 2021.

F20

Inserted (15.12.2021) by Child and Family Agency (Amendment) Act 2021 (34/2021), s. 12(b), S.I. No. 697 of 2021.