Midwives Act, 1944

Casual vacancies.

15.—(1) Any vacancy occurring in the membership of the Board by death, resignation, or removal from office shall be filled—

(a) in case the person occasioning the vacancy was elected as a member of the Board, by co-option by the other persons elected as members of the Board, and

(b) in any other case, by appointment by the Minister subject to the like restrictions (if any) as governed the appointment of the member occasioning the vacancy.

(2) Any person co-opted under paragraph (a) of sub-section (1) of this section shall be subsequently regarded for the purposes of that paragraph as a person elected as a member of the Board.