Public Libraries Act, 1947

Appointment of members and cessation of membership.

6.—(1) The first appointment of members shall be made as soon as may be after the passing of this Act.

(2) There shall be a new appointment of members to take effect on the 1st day of January in every fifth year after the year in which the first appointment takes effect.

(3) The existing members shall go out of office on the appointment of their successors.

(4) An outgoing member may be re-appointed.

(5) A member may resign by letter addressed to the Minister.

(6) The nominator of a member may request the Minister to remove him from office and the Minister shall comply with the request.

(7) A member who is required to be a member of a local authority shall, if he ceases to be such, thereupon cease to be a member of the Council.

(8) A vacancy on the Council shall be filled by the Minister on the nomination of the nominator of the person whose cessation of membership caused the vacancy.