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Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act

Version of section 9 from 2015-02-26 to 2022-07-25:


Marginal note:Deputy chairperson

  •  (1) A commission may appoint one of its members as deputy chairperson, who shall, in the event of the absence or incapacity of the chairperson or if the office of chairperson is vacant, act as chairperson.

  • Marginal note:Quorum and deciding vote

    (2) At all meetings of a commission, two members of the commission constitute a quorum and, where at any meeting of a commission there is an equality of votes, the chairperson or person acting as chairperson has a deciding vote.

  • Marginal note:Vacancy in membership

    (3) A vacancy in the membership of a commission or in the office of chairperson does not impair the right of the remaining members to act, but where any such vacancy occurs it shall be filled within thirty days by appointment in the manner provided in sections 5 and 6, and the person making the appointment shall thereupon give notice of the appointment to the Minister who shall forthwith cause the appointment to be published in the Canada Gazette.

  • R.S., 1985, c. E-3, s. 9
  • 2015, c. 3, s. 80(E)
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