University of Newcastle Act 1989 No 68
Part 4A Duties of Council members
21F Duties of Council members
The members of the Council have the duties set out in Schedule 2A.
21G Removal from office for breach of duty
(1) The Council may remove a member of the Council from office for breach of a duty set out in Schedule 2A.(2) The removal from office may be effected only at a meeting of the Council of which notice (including notice of the motion that the member concerned be removed from office for breach of duty) was duly given.(3) The removal from office may be effected only if the motion for removal is supported by at least a two-thirds majority of the total number of members for the time being of the Council.(4) The motion for removal must not be put to the vote of the meeting unless the member concerned has been given a reasonable opportunity to reply to the motion at the meeting, either orally or in writing.(5) If the member to whom the motion for removal refers does not attend the meeting, a reasonable opportunity to reply to the motion is taken to have been given if notice of the meeting has been duly given.(6) A member of the Council may not be removed from office by the Council for breach of duty except pursuant to this section.