(1) The office of any member of the Board shall be vacated if the member—
(2) On the occurrence from any cause of a vacancy in the office of a member of the Board the Grand Lodge of the Order shall as soon thereafter as may be practicable appoint another member to fill such vacancy.
(3) The Board may act notwithstanding any vacancy in its membership and the validity of any act of the Board shall not be affected or called in question by reason of any defect or informality in the appointment of any member thereof.
Section 5(1)(c): amended, on 1 November 1992, pursuant to section 137(1) of the Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act 1992 (1992 No 46).
Section 5(1)(c): amended, on 1 April 1970, pursuant to section 129(4) of the Mental Health Act 1969 (1969 No 16).
Section 5(1)(c): amended, on 1 April 1970, pursuant to section 129(5) of the Mental Health Act 1969 (1969 No 16).
Section 5(1)(d): amended, on 1 October 1988, pursuant to section 117(3) of the Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act 1988 (1988 No 4).