Section 45: Vacancy on happening of disqualification

If a senator or member of the House of Representatives:

  1. becomes subject to any of the disabilities mentioned in the last preceding section; or

  2. takes the benefit, whether by assignment, composition, or otherwise, of any law relating to bankrupt or insolvent debtors; or

  3. directly or indirectly takes or agrees to take any fee or honorarium for services rendered to the Commonwealth, or for services rendered in the Parliament to any person or State;

his place shall thereupon become vacant.