Houses of the Oireachtas Commission (Amendment) Act 2006

Amendment of section 10 (meetings) of Principal Act.

5.— Section 10 of the Principal Act is amended by inserting the following after subsection (5):

“(6) Each member of the Commission present at a meeting of the Commission shall have a vote.

(7) Every question at a meeting of the Commission 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 question shall be decided in the negative.

(8) Subject to this Act, the Commission shall regulate the procedure and business of the Commission and of any committee established under section 10A.”.