Fisheries (Consolidation) Act, 1959

Duties of clerk of a board of conservators.

41.—(1) The clerk of a board of conservators shall—

(a) attend all meetings of the board,

(b) in a proper book or books to be provided for the purpose, enter and keep a true account of moneys received by the board and of the application thereof, and of all acts, proceedings and transactions of the board,

(c) perform such other duties as the board may direct,

(d) furnish to the Minister annually or as often as the Minister may require an account of all moneys received and disbursed relating to the fishery district of the board.

(2) Whenever a proposal is made at a meeting of a board of conservators to do any act, matter or thing in consequence of which an illegal payment is to be made out of the funds of such board or a deficiency or loss is likely to result in or to such funds, it shall be the duty of the clerk of such board to make objection to the doing of such act, matter or thing and to state the grounds of such objection, which objection and the grounds thereof and, if a decision is taken on such proposal, the names of the members of such board present and voting for or against such decision and abstaining from voting on such decision, shall be recorded on the minutes of such meeting.