Credit Union Act 1997

Officers: principal posts.

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63. F103 [ (1) At a meeting of the board of directors of a credit union

( a ) which is held immediately after the organisation meeting, an annual general meeting or special general meeting at which an election is held for members of the board of directors, and

( b ) which is chaired by a member of the board oversight committee,

the board of directors shall elect by secret ballot directors to fill such of the principal posts in the credit union as are then vacant; and, for the purposes of this section, the principal posts in a credit union are the posts of chair, vice-chair and secretary. ]

(2) F104 [ ]

(3) In the event of a casual vacancy in a principal post, the board of directors may by secret ballot elect a director to hold that post until the next meeting at which, in accordance with subsection (1), an election should be held to fill any vacancy in the principal posts.

(4) Without prejudice to subsection (3), if a principal post falls vacant or for any other reason there is no holder of a principal post, anything that is required or authorised to be done by the holder of that post may be done by a director authorised in that behalf by the board of directors.

F105 [ (5) The chair or secretary of a credit union shall notify the Bank in writing of the election, appointment, retirement, removal or resignation from office of chair, vice-chair, director, secretary, or committee member and the notification shall

( a ) be made within 14 days of the election, appointment, retirement, removal or resignation, and

( b ) state the full name and address of the officer concerned. ]

(6) F106 [ ]

Annotations:

Amendments:

F103

Substituted (11.10.2013) by Credit Union and Co-operation with Overseas Regulators Act 2012 (40/2012), s. 35 and sch. 1 item 48, S.I. No. 393 of 2013.

F104

Deleted (11.10.2013) by Credit Union and Co-operation with Overseas Regulators Act 2012 (40/2012), s. 35 and sch. 1 item 49, S.I. No. 393 of 2013.

F105

Substituted (11.10.2013) by Credit Union and Co-operation with Overseas Regulators Act 2012 (40/2012), s. 35 and sch. 1 item 50, S.I. No. 393 of 2013.

F106

Deleted (1.08.2013) by Credit Union and Co-operation with Overseas Regulators Act 2012 (40/2012), s. 35 and sch. 1 item 51, S.I. No. 280 of 2013.

Editorial Notes:

E49

Previous affecting provision: subs. (5) amended (1.05.2003) by Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland Act 2003 (12/2003), s. 35(1) and sch. 1 pt. 24 item 36, S.I. No. 160 of 2003, subject to transitional provisions in s. 36 and sch. 3 para. 26; substituted as per F-note above.