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150C Select committees, etc. / Appointment of Independent Expert Panel Members
Members of the Independent Expert Panel shall be appointed by a resolution of the House on a motion made under the provisions of this order and shall remain as members in accordance with the provisions of this order.
The period of appointment of each member shall be specified in the resolution of the House for appointment and shall not exceed six years. The appointment of a member is not terminated by any dissolution of Parliament.
No person who has once been a member may be appointed for a further term.
No person may be appointed as a member if that person is or has been a Member of this House or a Member of the House of Lords; and any person so appointed shall cease to be a member upon becoming a Member of this House or of the House of Lords.
No person may be appointed as a member unless that person has been selected on the basis of a fair and open competition.
A person appointed as a member may resign as a member by giving notice to the House of Commons Commission.
A person appointed as a member shall be dismissed from that position only following a resolution of the House, after the House of Commons Commission has reported that it is satisfied that the person should cease to be a member; and any such report shall include a statement of the Commission's reasons for its conclusion.
No motion may be made under the provisions of this order unless-
(a) notice of the motion has been given at least two sitting days previously, and
(b) the motion is made on behalf of the House of Commons Commission by a Member of the Commission.
The Speaker shall put the questions necessary to dispose of proceedings on motions made under the provisions of this order not later than one hour after the commencement of those proceedings.
Business to which this order applies may be proceeded with at any hour, though opposed.