Dormant Accounts Act, 2001

Meetings and procedure.

36.—(1) The Board shall hold such and so many meetings as may be necessary for performing its functions.

(2) At a meeting of the Board—

(a) the chairperson of the Board shall, if present, be the chairperson of the meeting, or

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

(3) Every question that is to be decided at a meeting of the Board shall be determined by a majority of the votes of the members of the Board present and voting on the question and, in the case of an equal division of votes, the chairperson of the meeting shall have a second or casting vote.

(4) Subject to subsection (5), the Board may act notwithstanding one or more than one vacancy among its membership or any deficiency in the appointment of a member that may subsequently be discovered.

(5) Unless the Minister otherwise directs, the quorum for a meeting of the Board shall be 5.

(6) Subject to this Act, the Board shall regulate its procedure by rules or otherwise.

(7) The Minister may provide the Board with the secretarial, clerical and administrative support that the Minister considers necessary or appropriate.