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LOCAL GOVERNMENT (GENERAL) REGULATION 2005 - REG 267

Chairperson and deputy chairperson of committees

267 Chairperson and deputy chairperson of committees

(1) The chairperson of each committee of the council must be:
(a) the mayor, or
(b) if the mayor does not wish to be the chairperson of a committee--a member of the committee elected by the council, or
(c) if the council does not elect such a member--a member of the committee elected by the committee.
(2) A council may elect a member of a committee of the council as deputy chairperson of the committee. If the council does not elect a deputy chairperson of such a committee, the committee may elect a deputy chairperson.
(3) If neither the chairperson nor the deputy chairperson of a committee of a council is able or willing to preside at a meeting of the committee, the committee must elect a member of the committee to be acting chairperson of the committee.
(4) The chairperson is to preside at a meeting of a committee of a council. If the chairperson is unable or unwilling to preside, the deputy chairperson (if any) is to preside at the meeting, but if neither the chairperson nor the deputy chairperson is able or willing to preside, the acting chairperson is to preside at the meeting.



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