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NT Child Deaths Review and Prevention Committee annual report 2009-2010



NT Child Deaths Review and Prevention Committee annual report 2009-2010


The Children's Commissioner Northern Territory reports; Reports; PublicationNT




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Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals; Death -- Causes -- Statistics -- Periodicals; Children and death -- Periodicals

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Page 57 (b) the member or advisor resigns the office in writing given to the Minister; or (c) the appointment is terminated under section 218; or (d) the member or advisor dies. 218 Termination of appointment (1) The Minister must terminate a person's appointment as a member or advisor if: (a) the person contravenes section 221; or (b) for a person appointed as a member: (i) the person has been absent (except on leave granted by the Minister) from 3 consecutive meetings of the Committee; or (ii) the person contravenes section 220. (2) In addition, the Minister may terminate the appointment: (a) on the ground of misbehaviour; or (b) on the ground the person becomes physically or mentally incapable of satisfactorily performing the duties of the appointment. (3) Furthermore, the appointment is terminated if: (a) the person: (i) becomes bankrupt; or (ii) applies to take the benefit of a law for the relief of bankrupt or insolvent debtors; or (iii) compounds with creditors or makes an assignment of the person's remuneration for their benefit; or (b) is found guilty by a court in the Territory of an offence punishable by imprisonment for 12 months or more; or (c) is found guilty by a court outside the Territory of an offence which, if committed against a law of the Territory, would be an offence punishable by imprisonment for 12 months or more. (4) A termination under subsection (1) or (2) must be by writing given to the person. 219 Meetings of Committee (1) The Committee must meet at least 3 times in each year. (2) In a meeting of the Committee, the number of members that is equal to half of the members plus one constitutes a quorum. (3) A meeting of the Committee must be presided by:

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