Data Sharing and Governance Act 2019


Disqualification from membership of Board

49. A person shall cease to be qualified to become a member of, and shall cease to be a member of, the Board if he or she—

(a) is nominated as a member of Seanad Éireann,

(b) is elected as a member of either House of the Oireachtas or of the European Parliament,

(c) is regarded pursuant to Part XIII of the Second Schedule to the European Parliament Elections Act 1997 as having been elected to the European Parliament,

(d) is a Judge, Advocate General or Registrar of the Court of Justice of the European Union,

(e) is a member of the Commission of the European Union,

(f) is a member of the Court of Auditors of the European Union,

(g) is appointed under the Constitution as a Judge or as the Comptroller and Auditor General,

(h) becomes a member of a local authority,

(i) becomes a Commissioner for Data Protection or a member of staff of the Data Protection Commission,

(j) has not been issued with a tax clearance certificate in accordance with section 1095 of the Act of 1997 or has been issued with a tax clearance certificate under that section which has been rescinded under subsection (3A) of that section,

(k) is undergoing a sentence of imprisonment for any term exceeding 6 months imposed by a court of competent jurisdiction in the State,

(l) is disqualified or restricted from being a director of any company, or

(m) is adjudicated bankrupt.