Youth Work Act 2001

Meetings, etc. of Voluntary Youth Councils.


23.—(1) A Voluntary Youth Council shall appoint one of its members to act as the chairperson of the Council and another as vice-chairperson to perform the functions of the chairperson in the absence of the chairperson.

(2) Subject to subsection (3), a Voluntary Youth Council shall, by standing order or otherwise, regulate its procedure and business at its meetings.

(3) A Voluntary Youth Council shall hold at least one meeting in each financial year but shall not hold more than 4 meetings in any financial year without the prior consent in writing of the Minister.

(4) A member of a Voluntary Youth Council shall not receive any remuneration for acting as a member but F22[the education and training board] concerned may, in accordance with a rate determined by F22[the education and training board] with the consent of the Minister and the Minister for Finance, make payments to a member for travelling and subsistence expenses incurred by the member in respect of the business of the Voluntary Youth Council.




Substituted (1.07.2013) by Education and Training Boards Act 2013 (11/2013), s. 72 and sch. 6 item 38, S.I. No. 211 of 2013.