129. 1[(1) The Auditor-General shall, subject to the provisions of this article, hold office for five years from the date on which he entered upon his office, or until he attains the age of sixty-five years, whichever is earlier.]
(2) The Auditor General shall not be removed from his office except in like manner and on the like grounds as a Judge of the 2[Supreme Court].
(3) The Auditor General may resign his office by writing under his hand addressed to the President.
(4) On ceasing to hold office the Auditor General shall not be eligible for further office in the service of the Republic.
Clause (1) was substituted by section 5 of the Constitution (Fourteenth Amendment) Act, 2004 (Act No. XIV of 2004)
Substituted for the words "Supreme Court" by the Constitution (Fifteenth Amendment) Act, 2011 (Act XIV of 2011), section 39.