Opticians Act, 1956

Election of members of the Board.

10.—(1) Before the 1st day of December in each election year, six persons shall be elected by registered opticians to be members of the Board.

(2) Subject to any regulations under subsection (3) of this section for the time being in force, of the six persons referred to in subsection (1) of this section—

(a) five shall be registered ophthalmic opticians, and

(b) one shall be a registered dispensing optician.

(3) The Minister may by regulations substitute other numbers totalling six for the numbers specified in paragraphs (a) and (b) of subsection (2) of this section.

(4) Every election under this section shall be carried out in accordance with rules.