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Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009

Section 90 – Constitution: membership and voting

189.This section sets out the provision which must be included in an order made under section 89 that deals with the number and appointment of members of an EPB. The order must provide that a majority of the EPB’s members are elected members of the local authorities for the EPB’s area.

190.Subsection (5) requires that the order must state that EPB members who are not elected members of its constituent local authorities will be non-voting members.

191.Subsection (6) allows for voting members of an EPB to resolve that provision made in accordance with subsection (5) does not apply, so that the voting members can decide to allow the members who are not elected members of its constituent local authorities to vote.

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