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8(1)An elected member of an internal drainage board may resign his office by notice given to the chairman of the board.E+W
(2)If an elected member of an internal drainage board is absent from meetings of the board for more than six months consecutively, he shall, unless his absence is due to illness or some other reason approved by the board, vacate his office at the end of that six months.