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National Library of Scotland Act 1925

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13First meeting of Board

(1)With a view to the timeous appointment of members of the Board, the Keeper of the Advocates' Library shall, as soon as conveniently may be after the passing of this Act, send a copy of this Act to the Clerk to the Senate of the University of St. Andrews, the Clerk to the Senate of the University of Glasgow, the Secretary of the University of Aberdeen, the Secretary of the University of Edinburgh, the Clerk to the Convention of Royal Burghs, the Clerk to the Association of County Councils in Scotland, and the Clerk to the Association of Education Authorities in Scotland.

(2)Intimation of the first appointments of appointed members shall be made to the said Keeper.

(3)The first meeting of the Board shall be held in Edinburgh, at a place and time not being later than three months after the passing of this Act, to be fixed by the chairman of the Board. Written notice of the place and time so fixed shall be given by the said Keeper to the ex-officio and the appointed members and the life member of the Board.

(4)Until otherwise provided by regulation of the Board, nine members present at any meeting of the Board shall be a quorum, and the proceedings at the first meeting shall not be invalidated by the circumstance that the full number of appointed members of the Board have not been appointed.

(5)At the first meeting of the Board or at any adjournment thereof the members present shall proceed to co-opt five Trustees in accordance with the provisions of the Schedule to this Act, and to make regulations with respect to the subsequent meetings and procedure of the Board.

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