Section - 8 - Meetings of the Board.

    (1) The Board shall meet for the despatch of business at such times and in such places as the Board may determine but shall meet at least once every two months.

    (2) The chairman may convene a special meeting and shall upon the request of not less than one-third of the membership of the Board convene a special meeting of the Board.

    (3) The quorum at a meeting of the Board shall be five members and shall include the chief Executive or the person acting in that capacity.

    (4) Every meeting of the Board shall be presided over by the chairman and in his absence, by a member of the Board elected by the members present from among their number.

    (5) Decisions of the Board shall be determined by a majority of the members present.

    (6) The chairman or the person presiding at a meeting of the Board shall in the event of equality of votes have a second or casting vote.

    (7) The Board may co-opt any person to act as an adviser at its meetings but no co-opted person is entitled to vote at the meeting.

    (8) The validity of the proceedings of the Board shall not be affected by a vacancy among its members or by a defect in the appointment or qualification of a member.

    (9) Except as otherwise provided in this section, the Board shall regulate the procedure for its meetings.