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SCHEDULE 2E+W Police authorities established under section 3


9(1)A police authority shall at each annual meeting appoint a chairman from among its members.E+W

(2)The appointment under sub-paragraph (1) shall be the first business transacted at the meeting.

(3)On a casual vacancy occurring in the office of chairman, an appointment to fill the vacancy shall be made—

(a)at the next meeting of the authority (other than an extraordinary meeting), or

(b)if that meeting is held within fourteen days after the date on which the vacancy occurs and is not an annual meeting, not later than the next following meeting.