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Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 1992

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4(1)This paragraph shall have effect as regards the membership of the board with effect from the first transfer date.

(2)The persons who are, immediately before the first transfer date, the members of the college council for a college of further education by virtue of Schedule 6 to this Act shall become, on that date, the first members of the board of management of the college.

(3)Where a person becomes a member of the board in pursuance of sub-paragraph (2) above, he shall be taken to have become a member of the board in pursuance of the provision of paragraph 3 above in accordance with which, by virtue of paragraph 1 of Schedule 6 to this Act, he became a member of the college council.

(4)Where the number of persons who become the first members of the board in pursuance of sub-paragraph (2) above is less than sixteen, the board may appoint, in accordance with and having regard to the requirements of paragraph 3 above, such additional members as appears to them to be appropriate; provided that the total number of members of the board shall not at any time exceed sixteen.

(5)As soon as is practicable after the first transfer date and any appointment made under sub-paragraph (4) above, the members of the board shall determine by agreement among them, or failing agreement by ballot, that the persons who occupy the positions on the board mentioned in sub-paragraph (6) below shall hold office for a period of two years.

(6)The positions referred to in sub-paragraph (5) above are seven positions (other than the positions held by the principal and the person appointed by being nominated by the students' association of the college), whether or not at the time the board makes its determination any or all of such positions are occupied, identified in such manner as the board may so determine.

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