An Bord Bia Act, 1994

Meetings and procedure.

24.—(1) The Board and every subsidiary board shall hold such and so many meetings as may be necessary for the due fulfilment of its functions.

(2) At a meeting of the Board or of a subsidiary board—

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

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

(3) Every question at a meeting 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.

(4) The Board or any subsidiary board may act notwithstanding one or more vacancies among its members.

(5) Subject to the provisions of this Act, the Board and each subsidiary board shall regulate its procedure by rules or otherwise.

(6) The quorum for a meeting shall, unless, in relation to the Board, the Minister and, in relation to a subsidiary board, the Board otherwise directs, be four.