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Health Boards (Membership and Elections) (Scotland) Act 2009

Section 3 – Scottish Ministers’ powers in relation to elected members

37.Section 3 amends section 77(2) of the 1978 Act to ensure that when an order is made to declare a Health Board to be in default the order must not only provide for the appointment of new members, but also must make provision for an election and may make provision about what is to happen in the period until the election is held.

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