Children Act 2001
Meetings and procedure.
175.—(1) Each board of management shall hold such and so many meetings as may be necessary for the performance of its functions.
(2) ( a) The chairperson of a board of management shall, if present, chair meetings of the board.
( b) If and so long as the chairperson is not present or if the office of chairperson is vacant, the members who are present at a meeting of the board shall choose one of their number to chair the meeting concerned.
( c) The chairperson and each other member present shall have a vote.
( d) Every question shall be determined by a majority of the votes of the members present and voting on the question.
( e) In the case of an equal division of votes, the chairperson or, in his or her absence, the member chosen to chair the meeting shall have a second or casting vote.
( f) The quorum for a meeting shall be 6 or such greater number as the board may from time to time determine.
(3) A board of management may act notwithstanding one or more than one vacancy among its members and, subject to the provisions of this Part, shall determine its own procedure.