Meath Hospital Act, 1951

Election of chairman and vice-chairman of joint committee.

12.—(1) The joint committee shall, at its first meeting after each election, elect one of its members to be chairman of the joint committee and another of its members to be vice-chairman of the joint committee.

(2) Every person elected to be chairman or vice-chairman of the joint committee shall, unless he sooner dies, resigns or becomes disqualified, hold office as chairman or vice-chairman until his successor is elected.

(3) Whenever the office of chairman or vice-chairman becomes vacant through the death, resignation or disqualification of the chairman or vice-chairman, the joint committee shall at the next meeting after such vacancy has taken place elect one of its members to be chairman or vice-chairman.