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Disqualification

Sec. 5.9  Notwithstanding Section 5.6, the term of office of a National Adjudicatory Council member shall terminate immediately upon a determination by the FINRA Board, by a majority vote, that: (a) the member no longer satisfies the classification (Industry, Non-Industry, or Public member) for which the member was appointed or elected; and (b) the member's continued service as such would violate the compositional requirements of the National Adjudicatory Council set forth in Section 5.2. If the term of office of a National Adjudicatory Council member terminates under this Section, and the remaining term of office of such member at the time of termination is not more than six months, during the period of vacancy the National Adjudicatory Council shall not be deemed to be in violation of the compositional requirements of Section 5.2 by virtue of such vacancy.
Renumbered from Sec. 5.7 and amended by SR-FINRA-2008-046 eff. Nov. 6, 2008.
Amended by SR-NASD-97-71 eff. Jan. 15, 1998.