INDUSTRY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ACT 1986

PART II - ADMINISTRATION  

SECTION 18   MEETINGS OF BOARD  

18(1)  
The Board shall hold such meetings as are necessary for the efficient performance of its functions.

18(2)  
The Chairperson:


(a) may, at any time, convene a meeting of the Board; and


(b) shall, if directed by the Minister to convene a meeting of the Board, convene a meeting of the Board.

18(3)  
The Chairperson shall preside at all meetings of the Board at which he or she is present.

18(4)  


If the Chairperson is not present at a meeting of the Board:


(a) the Deputy Chairperson is to preside; or


(b) if the Deputy Chairperson is not present - the members present must appoint one of their number to preside at the meeting.

18(5)  
At a meeting of the Board, 4 members constitute a quorum.

18(6)  
Questions arising at a meeting of the Board shall be determined by a majority of the votes of the members present and voting and:


(a) if the Chairperson is present - the Chairperson has a deliberative vote and, in the case of an equality of votes, also has a casting vote; or


(b) if the Chairperson is not present and a question arising at the meeting cannot be determined by a majority of the votes of the members present and voting - the question shall be deferred to a meeting at which the Chairperson is present.

18(7)  
The Board shall cause minutes of its meetings to be kept.

18(8)  
(Repealed by No 164 of 2007)




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