Dublin Docklands Development Authority Act, 1997

Meetings and procedures of Council.

22.—(1) The Council shall hold such and so many meetings as may be necessary for the performance of its functions subject to meeting at least four times each year.

(2) The quorum for a meeting of the Council shall be seven or such other number as may from time to time be fixed by the Minister.

(3) The Chairperson and each ordinary member shall have one vote at a meeting of the Council.

(4) Every question at a meeting of the Council shall be determined by a majority of votes of the members present and, in the event that voting is equally divided, the person chairing the meeting shall have a casting vote.

(5) Subject to subsection (2), the Council may act—

(a) notwithstanding a vacancy among its members, and

(b) notwithstanding that, during the period of two months beginning on the establishment day, all of the ordinary members of the Council may not have been appointed pursuant to section 16 .

(6) Except as otherwise provided by this Act and any regulations made thereunder, the Council shall regulate its own procedure and business.

(7) The Council may perform or exercise any of its functions through or by the Chairperson or any of its ordinary members or any other person or body who, in either case, has been duly authorised by the Council in that behalf.