137.19. The term of office of a commissioner shall be renewed for five years, according to the procedure established under section 137.20,
(1) unless the commissioner is notified otherwise at least three months before the expiry of the term by the agent authorized therefor by the Government; or
(2) unless the commissioner requests otherwise and so notifies the Minister at least three months before the expiry of the term.
A variation of the term of office is valid only for a fixed period of less than five years determined in the instrument of renewal and, except where requested by the commissioner for a valid reason, only where required by special circumstances stated in the instrument of renewal.
2001, c. 26, s. 63; 2002, c. 22, s. 32.