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Parliament of Canada Act

Version of section 72.02 from 2006-12-12 to 2007-07-08:

Marginal note:Tenure

  •  (1) The Ethics Commissioner holds office during good behaviour for a term of five years and may be removed for cause by the Governor in Council on address of the House of Commons. He or she may be reappointed for one or more terms of up to five years each.

  • Marginal note:Interim appointment

    (2) In the event of the absence or incapacity of the Ethics Commissioner, or if that office is vacant, the Governor in Council may appoint any qualified person to hold that office in the interim for a term not exceeding six months, and that person shall, while holding office, be paid the salary or other remuneration and expenses that may be fixed by the Governor in Council.

  • 2004, c. 7, s. 4
  • 2006, c. 9, s. 113

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