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(1) Where the Chairman of the Commission dies, resigns, is removed from office or is absent from Ghana for a period exceeding three months or is by reason of illness unable to perform the functions of his office, the members of the Commission shall elect one of their members to act as Chairman until such time as the Chairman is able to perform the functions of his office or until a new Chairman is elected.

(2) Where a member of the Commission dies, resigns or otherwise ceases to hold office, or is by reason of illness or any other sufficient cause unable to perform the functions of his office, another person may be appointed or nominated as the case may be, to act in his place until such time as the member is able to perform the functions of his office or until a new member is appointed or nominated to fill the vacancy.

(3) where a person is elected as Chairman or appointed a member to fill a vacancy he shall hold office for the remainder of the term of the previous Chairman or member as the case may be and shall, subject to the provisions of this Act be eligible for re-appointment, re-election or re-nomination.