Meath Hospital Act, 1951

Constitution of the Medical Board.

3.—(1) The Medical Board of the Hospital shall consist of the physicians and surgeons of the Hospital on the 6th December, 1950, and the physicians and surgeons of the Hospital duly appointed in accordance with law after the appointed day.

(2) Whenever a vacancy occurs in the Medical Board, then not-withstanding anything to the contrary contained in section 7 of the Act of 1815 the joint committee shall advertise the vacancy in the public press and the Medical Board shall examine the credentials of the applicants and following consideration of the report of the Medical Board on all such applicants the joint committee shall elect a physician or surgeon to fill the vacancy.