Adoption Act, 1991

Amendment of section 8 of Principal Act.

11.—(1) Section 8 of the Principal Act is hereby amended by the substitution of the following subsections for subsections (2) and (5):

“(2) The Board shall consist of a chairman and 8 ordinary members.

(5) The Board may act notwithstanding the existence of one or more vacancies in its membership.”.

(2) Notwithstanding paragraph 2 (1) of the First Schedule to the Principal Act, the two persons first appointed, by virtue of the amendment of section 8 of the Principal Act effected by this section, to be members of the Board shall be appointed for such period ending on the 29th day of January, 1993, as the Government may determine.