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University of Newcastle Act 1989 No 68
Current version for 1 July 2017 to date (accessed 20 September 2019 at 15:13)
Part 3 Division 1 Section 9
9   Term of office
(1)  Subject to this Act, a member of the Council holds office as follows:
(a)  in the case of an official member, while the member holds the office by virtue of which he or she is a member,
(b)  in the case of a Ministerially appointed member or Council appointed member, for such term (not exceeding 4 years) as may be specified in the member’s instrument of appointment,
(c)  in the case of an elected member other than an elected (graduate) member, for such term (not exceeding 2 years) as may be prescribed by the by-laws,
(d)  in the case of an elected (graduate) member, for such term (not exceeding 4 years) as may be prescribed by the by-laws.
(2)  The need to maintain an appropriate balance of experienced and new members on the Council must be taken into account:
(a)  by the Council, when making the by-laws required under this section, and
(b)  by the Minister and the Council, when appointing members to the Council.
(3)  A person must not be appointed or elected to serve more than 12 consecutive years of office (unless the Council otherwise resolves in relation to the person).