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4For paragraph 9 (chairman and vice-chairman of sub-group) substitute—N.I.
9(1)For each sub-group there shall be a chairman appointed by the council from among the political members.
(2)In making appointments to the office of chairman, the council shall ensure that, so far as is practicable—
(a)a person is appointed to that office for a term of 12 months at a time or, where that period is shorter than 18 months, for a period ending with the reconstitution date next following his appointment;
(b)that office is held in turn by each of the four largest parties represented on the council immediately after the last local general election.
(3)Subject to the following provisions of this paragraph, a person shall hold and vacate office as chairman in accordance with the terms of his appointment.
(4)A person may at any time resign as chairman by notice in writing to the council.
(5)If the chairman ceases to be a member of the sub-group, he shall also cease to hold office as chairman.
9A(1)For each sub-group there shall be a vice-chairman elected by the independent members from among such members.
(2)The election of a vice-chairman shall be conducted in accordance with procedures determined by the sub-group under paragraph 14(4).
(3)Subject to the following provisions of this paragraph, a person shall hold and vacate office as vice-chairman in accordance with such terms as the Board may determine.
(4)In determining terms under sub-paragraph (3), the Board shall ensure that, so far as is practicable, a person holds office as vice-chairman for a term of 12 months at a time or, where that period is shorter than 18 months, for a period ending with the reconstitution date next following his election to that office.
(5)A person may at any time resign as vice-chairman by notice in writing to the Board.
(6)If the vice-chairman ceases to be a member of the sub-group, he shall also cease to hold office as vice-chairman.”
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