Section - 8 - Term of Office of Members of the Council

    (1) Every member of the Council shall, unless he earlier vacates his office, hold office for a period of two years from the date of his appointment or election.

    (2) A member of the Council shall vacate office by writing under his hand addressed to the Minister or, as the case may be, to the President of the Institute or if he ceases to be a member of the Institute.

    (3) In the event of the death of, or vacation of office by, a member of the Council,

    (a) where such member was appointed by the Minister, the Minister shall appoint another person; and

    (b) where such member was elected, the Council shall co-opt another person till the holding of the next annual general meeting.

    (4) Any member of the Council who vacates office by effluxion of time shall be eligible for re-appointment or re-election as a member.