Broadcasting Authority Act, 1960

Meetings and procedure of Authority.

10.—(1) The Authority shall hold such and so many meetings as may be necessary for the due fulfilment of its functions.

(2) The Minister may fix the date, time and place of the first meeting of the Authority.

(3) At a meeting of the Authority—

(a) the chairman of the Authority shall, if present, be chairman of the meeting,

(b) if and so long as the chairman of the Authority is not present or if the office of chairman is vacant, the members of the Authority who are present shall choose one of their number to be chairman of the meeting.

(4) Every question at a meeting of the Authority shall be determined by a majority of the votes of the members present and voting on the question, and in the case of an equal division of votes, the chairman of the meeting shall have a second or casting vote.

(5) The Authority may act notwithstanding one or more vacancies among its members.

(6) Subject to the provisions of this Act, the Authority shall regulate its procedure by rules.

(7) The quorum of the Authority shall be fixed by the rules made under the foregoing subsection, but—

(a) it shall not be less than three, and

(b) until it is so fixed, it shall be three.