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Pow of Inchaffray Drainage Commission (Scotland) Act 2019

Section 7 - Heritors’ meetings convened by the Commission

18.Section 7 sets out when the Commission must call a meeting of heritors, and when it may do so. The Commission must call a heritors’ meeting when necessary to appoint a Commissioner; before each general business meeting of the Commission (held twice a year); and (where requested to do so by three or more heritors) to consider a resolution to: change the number of Commissioners for each section of the benefited land; alter the boundaries of each section; to include or exclude a ditch from the Pow; or terminate the appointment of a Commissioner. The Commission may call a heritors’ meeting for any other purpose at any other time. Before the Commission convenes a heritors’ meeting it must give not less than 10 days’ notice to heritors and provide them with the details of the meeting, including the agenda. The quorum for such a meeting is three heritors.

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