Section - 11 - Meetings of the Board.

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

    (2) A meeting may be convened at any time on the direction of the Chairman, and shall be convened at any time on the written request, of at least three members, addressed to the Chairman, with a statement of the matters to be discussed, and in the event of such a request, the Chairman shall convene the meeting within thirty days of the receipt of the request.

    (3) The Chairman, if present, shall preside at every meeting of the Board, and in his absence, any member of the Board, elected by the members present shall preside at the meeting.

    (4) The quorum at every meeting of the Board shall be four.

    (5) Questions proposed at a meeting of the Board shall be determined by a simple majority of members present and voting and, in the event of an equality of votes, the Chairman or the person presiding shall have a second or casting vote.

    (6) The validity of any proceedings of the Board shall not be affected by any vacancy among its members or by any defect in the appointment of any of them.