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Chapter 2 Office Of The President: 5 Term Of Office

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Chapter 2


5 Term of office

(1) Subject to section 17 of the Constitution, the office of President shall become vacant:

(a) on the day next before the first sitting day of the Senate after the 30th day of June following a periodical election; and

(b) on the date of a proclamation dissolving the Senate.

  1. A periodical election means any election for the purpose of filling the places of the senators of either of the 2 classes mentioned in section 13 of the Constitution.

(amended 6 May 1993)