Offices and Meetings (continued)
26 (1) Subject to subsection (2), the Board must meet at least three times in each year at the times and places that the Chairperson selects.
Marginal note:Northern meetings
(2) At least one of the Board’s meetings in each year must be held at CHARS’s head office.
27 The Board may appoint advisory or other committees. Each committee must include at least one person who is a member of the Board.
28 The Board may make bylaws for the administration, management and control of the property, business and activities of CHARS, including bylaws
(a) respecting the constitution of any committees appointed under section 27 and the roles and duties of those committees;
(b) fixing reasonable allowances or expenses for those appointed to a committee under section 27 who are not members of the Board; and
(c) respecting the procedure at meetings of the Board and its committees.
29 Despite section 9 of the Public Servants Inventions Act, the administration and control of any invention made by an officer or employee of CHARS and vested in Her Majesty by that Act, and any patent issued with respect to the invention, are vested in CHARS.
30 Actions, suits or other legal proceedings in respect of any right or obligation acquired or incurred by CHARS on behalf of Her Majesty in right of Canada, whether in its name or in the name of Her Majesty, may be brought or taken by or against CHARS in the name of CHARS in any court that has jurisdiction with respect to the subject-matter of the claim.
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