Youth Work Act, 1997

Meetings, etc. of Voluntary Youth Council.

16.—(1) A Voluntary Youth Council shall appoint one of its members to act as a chairperson and shall appoint a vice-chairperson to carry out the functions of the chairperson in the absence of such chairperson.

(2) A Voluntary Youth Council shall regulate, subject to the provisions of subsection (3), by standing order or otherwise, its procedure and business.

(3) A Voluntary Youth Council shall not hold more than 3 meetings in each financial year without the prior consent in writing of the Minister.

(4) A member of a Voluntary Youth Council shall not receive any remuneration for acting as a member of such Voluntary Youth Council but the education board concerned may make payments, in accordance with a rate determined by such education board, with the consent of the Minister and the Minister for Finance, to a member for travelling and subsistence expenses incurred by the member in respect of the business of the Voluntary Youth Council.