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SCHEDULE 1

PART IITHE CONSTITUTION OF THE BOARD

Proceedings of the Board

6.—(1) The Board may–

(a)subject to the provisions of this scheme, regulate its own procedure;

(b)appoint committees including committees composed of persons who are not members of the Board;

(c)delegate any of its duties to any of its members who or committees which are authorised (generally or specifically) for the purpose;

(d)pay such allowances in respect of expenses as the Board may determine to any of its members or any person appointed to a committee of the Board.

(2) A committee shall act in accordance with such directions as the Board may from time to time give, and the Board may provide for anything done by a committee to have effect as if it had been done by the Board.

(3) The validity of any proceedings of the Board, the controlling body or of any committee appointed by the Board shall not be affected by any vacancy among its members or by any defect in the appointment of any member.