Worker Participation (State Enterprises) Act, 1977


21.—(1) Subject to subsection (2) of this section, the disqualifications which, apart from this Act, for the time being operate either to prevent a person being, or to cause a person to cease to be, an ordinary member or an ordinary director of a designated body shall apply as regards the appointment of persons under section 15 or 22 of this Act and to persons who are so appointed to be members or directors of the body, and any person who is disqualified by any such disqualification shall, for so long as he is so disqualified,

(a) accordingly be disqualified for being appointed a member or director of the body under this Act, and

(b) in addition be disqualified for being nominated as a candidate at an election relating to that body.

(2) A designated body which is a company shall not alter its articles of association so as to provide, as between ordinary directors of the body and other directors of the body, for different disqualifications operating to cause a person who is a director of the body to cease to be such a director.