Section - 4 - Meetings of the Board.

    (1) The Board shall meet once a month but may be summoned to transact any extraordinary business on a particular date at the request of the Chairman or three members of the Board and such a request shall be made to the Director in writing with a summary of the business to be transacted at least seven days before that date.

    (2) At every meeting of the Board at which he is present, the Chairman shall preside, and in his absence a member of the Board appointed by the members present from among themselves, shall preside.

    (3) The quorum for any meeting of the Board shall be four.

    (4) Every question before a meeting of the Board shall be determined by a simple majority of the members present and voting.

    (5) At any meeting of the Board, the Chairman thereof shall have a 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.

    (7) Any member of the Board who has any interest in a contract proposed to be made with the Institute shall disclose the nature of his interest to the Board and shall, unless the Board otherwise directs, be disqualified from participating in any deliberations of the Board on the contract and shall in any case be disqualified from voting in any decision of the Board on such contract.

    (8) Any member of the Board who infringes the provisions of subsection (7) shall be liable to be removed from the Board.

    (9) The Board may appoint such committees consisting of such persons (whether members of the Board or not) as it thinks fit to perform such functions as the Board may assign to them.

    (10) The Board may, at any time, co-opt any person or persons to act as adviser or advisers at any of its meetings, so however that no person so co-opted shall be entitled to vote at any such meeting on any matter for decision by the Board.