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(a) Proper reason

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(5)     Suspension

Suspension may arise in two contexts. First, some disciplinary procedures provide for suspension, without pay, as a disciplinary penalty. As to this the point may be made that failure to comply with any procedural conditions for the imposition of such a penalty, and a fortiori exercising a power beyond the limits provided for (procedures commonly limit the period of suspension that may be imposed, for instance) would not only be a breach of contract but, as a step involving the withholding of pay, be very likely to breach the duty to maintain mutual trust and confidence, and provide

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