Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 1999

Committees of regional boards.

9.—The Act of 1980 is hereby amended by the insertion of the following in Chapter II of Part II, after section 17:

“17A.—(1) A regional board may establish committees to assist and advise it in relation to the performance of its functions.

(2) A committee may, if the regional board concerned thinks fit, include amongst its members persons who are not members of the board.

(3) The regional board concerned may appoint a member of the board to be the chairperson of a committee.

(4) The regional board concerned may at any time dissolve a committee.

(5) A regional board may regulate the procedures of its committees but, subject to any such regulation, a committee may regulate its own procedure.”.