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Local health officer; term of office; removal
Public Health (PBH) CHAPTER 45, ARTICLE 3, TITLE 2
§ 322. Local health officer; term of office; removal. 1. The term of
office of the health officer of a municipality shall be four years and
he shall hold office until his successor is appointed and qualifies.

2. (a) The health officer may be removed from office for just cause by
the local board of health or by the commissioner after a hearing upon
notice. Removal of the health officer by the local board of health shall
be subject to the approval of the commissioner.

(b) Where a health officer has been appointed jointly, by two or more
local boards of health, the power of a local board of health to remove
the health officer shall in such case be exercised jointly by the local
boards participating in the appointment.