HC Deb 08 December 1970 vol 808 c72W
31 and 34. Mr. Edward Lyons

asked the Attorney-General (1) what proposals he has to provide security of tenure for members of the Law Commission;

(2) beyond what age is it his policy not to permit a person to serve on the Law Commission.

The Attorney-General

Under Section 1(3) of the Law Commissions Act, 1965, a Commissioner is appointed for such term, not exceeding five years, as may be determined by the Lord Chancellor at the time of his appointment, and a Commissioner is eligible for re-appointment at the expiration of his term of appointment. There is no retiring age for members of the Law Commission.