Media Practitioners - Meetings Of The Council 2628

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26. Ordinary

general meetings

(1) The Executive Committee

shall, in each year, convene an ordinary general meeting of the Council.

(2) The chairperson of the

Executive Committee, or in his or her absence the vice-chairperson, shall

preside at meetings of the Council, and in the absence of both the chairperson

and the vice-chairperson, an Executive Committee member designated by the

Executive Committee shall preside at the meeting.

(3) The quorum for an

ordinary general meeting of the Council shall be 50 per cent of the total

Council membership entitled to vote.

(4) A question before a

meeting of the Council shall be determined by a simple majority of votes of

members and associate members present and voting, and where there is an

equality of votes, the chairperson or the person presiding shall have a casting

vote in addition to his or her deliberate vote.

(5) A member or associate

member who fails to attend three consecutive ordinary general meetings of the

Council without reasonable excuse shall cease to be a member or associate

member.

[Ch6109s27]27. Special general

meetings

(1) The Executive Committee

may, at any time it considers necessary, convene a special general meeting of

the Council.

(2) At least 25 per cent of

the members and associate members of the Council may, at any time, request a

special general meeting by written notice signed by such members and associate

members and delivered to the chief executive, specifying the object of the

proposed meeting; and the Council shall thereupon hold such special general

meeting.

(3) The written notice under

subsection (2) shall be delivered by hand or post to the chief executive at

least 15 days before the meeting.

(4) The quorum for a special

general meeting of the Council shall be two thirds of the members and associate

members present and voting at such meeting.

[Ch6109s28]28. Minutes of

meetings

The Executive Committee shall

cause proper minutes of all Council meetings to be recorded.