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Charities Act 1960

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3(1)The Commissioners may use an official seal for the authentication of documents, and their seal shall be officially and judicially noticed.

(2)The Documentary Evidence Act, 1868, as amended by the Documentary Evidence Act, 1882, shall have effect as if in the Schedule to the Act of 1868 the Commissioners were included in the first column and any commissioner or assistant commissioner and any officer authorised to act on behalf of the Commissioners were mentioned in the second column.

(3)The Commissioners shall have power to regulate their own procedure and, subject to any such regulations and to any directions of the chief commissioner, any one commissioner or any assistant commissioner may act for and in the name of the Commissioners.

(4)Where the Commissioners act as a board, two shall be a quorum ; and in the case of an equality of votes the chief commissioner or in his absence the commissioner presiding shall have a second or casting vote.

(5)The Commissioners shall have power to act notwithstanding any vacancy in their number.

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