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|41B. Interim Independent Boundaries Review Commission.|
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|Interim Independent Boundaries Review Commission. 10 of 2008, s. 2||
41B. (1) There shall be an Interim Independent Boundaries Review Commission, which shall consist of a chairman and not more than eight other members.
(2) The chairman and other members of the Commission shall be nominated through a competitive process by the Parliamentary Select Committee and upon approval by the National Assembly by appointed by the President in consultation with the Prime Minister.
(3) A person shall be qualified to be appointed as a member of the Commission if he –
(a) is a citizen of
(b) holds a degree from a University recognized in
(c) is a person of high moral character and integrity; and
(d) has knowledge and proven experience in public administration and management of public affairs.
(4) A person shall not qualified to be appointed a member of the Commission if he –
(a) is a member of the National Assembly;
(b) is a member of a local authority;
(c) is a member of the executive body of a political party; or
(d) holds or is acting in any office in the public service or in the armed forces of the Republic.
(6) Subject to subsection (7), a member of the Commission may be removed from office only for inability to exercise the functions of his office (whether arising from infirmity of body or mind or from any other case) or for misbehaviour, and shall not be so removed except in accordance with this section.
(7) A member of the Commission shall be removed from office if the National Assembly so resolves, by resolution supported by a majority of all its members (excluding the ex-officio members).
(8) In the exercise of its functions under this Constitution, the Commission shall not be subject to the direction or control of any other person or authority.
(9) Subject to this Constitution and without prejudice to subsection (8), Parliament may provide for the orderly and effective conduct of the operations and business of the Commission and for the powers of the Commission to appoint staff and establish committees and regulate their procedure.
(10) The Commission may, subject to its rules of procedure, act notwithstanding a vacancy in its membership or the absence of a member, and its proceedings shall not be invalidated by the presence or participation of a person not entitled to be present or to participate in those proceedings:
Provided that any decision of the Commission shall require the concurrence of a majority of all its members.
(11) The Commission shall stand dissolved twenty four months after the commencement of this section or three months after the promulgation of a new Constitution, whichever is the earlier.