Section 26 in The Warehousing (Development and Regulation) Act, 2007

Title: Tenure of office of Chairperson and other members

Description: (1) The Chairperson and every other member shall hold office for a term not exceeding five years from the date on which he enters upon his office and shall be eligible for reappointment: Provided that no person shall hold office as the Chairperson or other member after he has attained the age of sixty-five years. (2) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (1), a member may— (a) relinquish his office by giving in writing to the Central Government notice of not less than three months; or (b) be removed from his office in accordance with the provisions of section 27.

Title: Removal from office

Description: (1) The Central Government may remove from office any member who— (a) is, or at any time has been, adjudged as an insolvent; or (b) has become physically or mentally incapable of acting as a member; or (c) has been convicted of an offence which, in the opinion of the Central Government, involves moral turpitude; or (d) has acquired such financial or other interest as is likely to affect prejudicially his functions as a member; or (e) has so abused his position as to render his continuation in office detrimental to the public interest. (2) No such member shall be removed under clause (d) or clause (e) of sub-section (1) unless he has been given a reasonable opportunity of being heard in the matter.

Title: Salary, allowances and other terms and conditions of Chairperson and other members

Description: Subject to the rules as may be made in this behalf, the salaries and allowances payable to, and other terms and conditions of service of— (a) the Chairperson shall be the same as that of a Secretary to the Government of India; (b) the other members of the Authority shall be the same as that of Joint Secretaries to the Government of India.

Title: Bar on future employment of members

Description: The Chairperson and the other members shall not, for a period of two years from the date on which they cease to hold office as such, except with the previous approval of the Central Government, accept any employment in any concern in the warehousing sector.

Title: Chairperson to be the chief executive of Authority

Description: The Chairperson shall be the chief executive of the Authority.