Ordnance Survey Ireland Act, 2001

Meetings and procedures of Board.

13.—(1) The Board shall hold such and so many meetings as may be necessary for the performance of its functions.

(2) The Minister shall fix the date, time and place of the first meeting of the Board.

(3) At a meeting of the Board—

(a) the chairperson of the Board shall, if present, be chairperson of the meeting, and

(b) if and so long as the chairperson of the Board is not present or if the office of the chairperson is vacant, the members of the Board who are present shall choose one of their number to be chairperson of the meeting.

(4) At a meeting of the Board, each member of the Board present shall have a vote and every question shall be determined by a majority of votes of the members present and voting on the question and, in the case of an equal division of votes, the chairperson of the meeting shall have a second and casting vote.

(5) The Board may act notwithstanding one or more vacancies among its members.

(6) Subject to this Act, the Board shall regulate by standing orders or otherwise, the procedure and business of the Board.

(7) The quorum of the Board shall be fixed by the rules made under the foregoing subsection, but—

(a) it shall not be less than 5, and

(b) until it is so fixed, it shall be 5.