Environment Acts (1986-1996) by Parliamentary Counsel
I: Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment
Term of office of Commissioner
6. Term of office of Commissioner---(1) Except as otherwise provided
in this Act, the Commissioner shall hold office for a term of 5 years,
but may be reappointed from time to time.
(2) Where the term for which the Commissioner has been appointed
expires, the Commissioner, unless sooner resigning from office or
removed from office, shall continue to hold office, by virtue of the
appointment for the term that has expired, until---
(a) The Commissioner is reappointed; or
(b) A successor to the Commissioner is appointed.
(3) The Commissioner may at any time resign from office by writing
addressed to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, or to the
Prime Minister if there is no Speaker or if the Speaker is absent from