Adoption Act, 1974

Power to appoint Deputy Chairman.

7.—Section 8 of the Principal Act is hereby amended by the insertion after subsection (4) of the following:

“(4A) The Government may appoint one of the ordinary members to be Deputy Chairman and the Deputy Chairman may act as chairman in the absence of the Chairman.

(4B) A person shall not be appointed Deputy Chairman unless he is qualified to be appointed Chairman.”