National Cultural Institutions (National Concert Hall) Act 2015


Conditions of office of members of Board

11. (1) The Minister may at any time remove from office a member of the Board if—

(a) in the opinion of the Minister, the member has become incapable through ill-health of performing his or her functions,

(b) the member’s removal appears to the Minister to be necessary in order to ensure the effective performance by the NCH of its functions, or

(c) the member has committed stated misbehaviour.

(2) A member of the Board may resign from office by notice in writing given to the Minister and the resignation shall take effect on the day on which the Minister receives the notice.

(3) A person ceases to be qualified to be a member of the Board and (where he or she is a member of the Board) ceases to hold office if he or she—

(a) is adjudicated bankrupt,

(b) makes a composition or arrangement with creditors,

(c) is convicted of any indictable offence in relation to a company,

(d) is convicted of an offence involving fraud or dishonesty,

(e) is, or is deemed to be, the subject of an order under section 160 of the Companies Act 1990 or a disqualification order within the meaning of Chapter 4 of Part 14 of the Companies Act 2014, or

(f) is sentenced to a term of imprisonment by a court of competent jurisdiction.

(4) A member of the Board shall, subject to this Act, hold office upon such terms and conditions as may be determined by the Minister, with the consent of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform.