(1) The Corporation is to hold as many meetings as are necessary for the efficient performance of its functions and such meetings shall be held at such times and places as the Chairman of the Corporation may determine, provided that the Chairman of the Corporation shall ensure that there shall be no less than four meetings of the Corporation in a year.
(2) The Chairman of the Corporation shall call for a meeting if requested to do so in writing by the Minister or by at least four members of the Corporation.
(3) The Chairman of the Corporation shall preside at a meeting of the Corporation.
(4) The Chairman of the Corporation and at least four other members of the Corporation shall form a quorum at any meeting of the Corporation.
(5) Every member present at a meeting of the Corporation shall be entitled to one vote.
(6) If on any question to be determined by the Corporation there is an equality of votes, the Chairman of the Corporation shall have a casting vote in addition to his deliberative vote.
(7) Any member may request for the holding of or participation in any meeting of the Corporation by means of instantaneous telecommunication device such as telephone, video conferencing or other electronic means of audio or audio-visual communications. The contemporaneous linking together by such instantaneous telecommunication device of a number of members sufficient to constitute a quorum, although the members are not present together in one place at the time of the conference, shall constitute a duly convened and constituted meeting of the Corporation, provided that-
(a) the Chairman of the Corporation has approved the holding of or participation in such meeting by means of instantaneous telecommunication device;
(b) all the members have received notice of such meeting and the means by which the meeting will be conducted;
(c) each of the members taking part in the meeting by the instantaneous telecommunication device must be able to hear each of the other members taking part at the commencement and for the duration of the meeting; and
(d) at the commencement of the meeting and prior to the voting on any resolution, each member must acknowledge his presence for the purpose of the meeting to all of the other members taking part.
Corporation may invite others to meetings
(1) The Corporation may invite any other person to attend any meeting or deliberation of the Corporation for the purpose of advising it on any matter under deliberation, but any person so attending shall have no right to vote at the meeting or deliberation.
(2) Any person invited to attend any meeting or deliberation of the Corporation under subparagraph (1) may be paid such allowances and other expenses as the Corporation may determine.
Resolutions without meetings
(1) A resolution is taken to have been passed at a meeting of the Corporation if-
(a) all members of the Corporation have been informed of the proposed resolution, or reasonable efforts have been made to inform all members of the Corporation of the proposed resolution; and
(b) without meeting, all of the members of the Corporation indicate agreement with the resolution in accordance with the method determined by the Corporation under subparagraph (2).
(2) Subparagraph (1) applies only if the Corporation-
(a) decides that the subparagraph applies; and
(b) decides the method by which members of the Corporation are to indicate agreement with the resolutions.
(1) The Corporation and every committee shall cause minutes of all their meetings to be maintained and kept in proper form.
(2) A committee shall cause copies of the minutes of all its meetings to be signed and submitted to the Corporation as soon as practicable.
(3) Any minutes made of meetings of the Corporation or a committee, if duly signed, shall be admissible in evidence in all legal proceedings without further proof.
(4) Every meeting of the Corporation or committee in respect of the proceedings of which minutes have been made in accordance with subparagraphs (1) and (2) shall be deemed to have been duly convened and held and all members at the meeting to have been duly qualified to act.
5. Subject to this Act, the Corporation may regulate its own procedure.
Validity of acts and proceedings
6. No acts done or proceedings taken under this Act shall be questioned on the ground of-
(a) any vacancy in the membership of, or any defect in the constitution of, the Corporation; or
(b) any omission, defect or irregularity not affecting the merits of the case.
Member of the Corporation to devote time to business of the Corporation
7. Every member of the Corporation shall devote such time to the business of the Corporation as may be necessary to discharge his duties effectively.