(1) The Board of Directors shall consist of not fewer than 6 nor more than 14 members of the association.
(2) If the number and names of the first directors are not stated in the declaration filed with the Registrar in accordance with section 4 of this Act, these shall be determined at the first general meeting held in accordance with section 6 of this Act.
(3) No person shall be qualified to become a director at any time after the holding of the said first general meeting unless he is a member of the association and has property insured against fire with the association to the amount of $1,000 at least.
(4) At the first annual general meeting of the association all the directors shall retire from office, and at the annual general meeting in every subsequent year one-third of the directors for the time being, or if their number is not 3 or a multiple of 3, then the number nearest one-third, shall retire from office.
(5) The directors to retire in every year shall be those who have been longest in office since their last election, but as between persons who became directors on the same day those to retire shall (unless they otherwise agree among themselves) be determined by lot.
(6) A retiring director shall be eligible for re-election.
(7) The association, at the meeting at which a director retires in manner aforesaid, may fill the vacated office by electing a member thereto, and in default the retiring director shall, if offering himself for re-election, be deemed to have been re-elected unless at the meeting it is resolved not to fill the vacated office.
(8) The association may from time to time by ordinary resolution increase or reduce the number of directors within the limits specified in subsection (1) of this section, and may also determine in what rotation the increased or reduced number is to go out of office.
(9) The Board shall have power at any time, and from time to time, to appoint any member to be a director, either to fill a casual vacancy or as an addition to the existing directors, but so that the total number of directors shall not at any time exceed the number fixed in accordance with this section. Any director so appointed shall hold office only until the next following annual general meeting, and shall then be eligible for re-election, but shall not be taken into account in determining the directors who are to retire by rotation at that meeting.
(10) The office of director shall be vacated if the director,—
(10A) A person's office as director is suspended while the director is subject to a property order made under section 30 of the Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act 1988 (which relates to temporary orders) and, during that period,—
(12) The remuneration of the directors shall from time to time be determined by the association in general meeting. That remuneration shall be deemed to accrue from day to day. The directors shall also be paid all travelling, hotel, and other expenses properly incurred by them in attending and returning from meetings of the Board or any committee of the Board or general meetings of the association or in connection with the business of the association.
(13) The Board may appoint advisory directors under the following conditions:
Compare: 1908 No 125 ss 5, 14, 15, 18
Subsection (1) was amended, as from 25 November 1977, by section 4 Mutual Insurance Amendment Act 1977 (1977 No 74) by substituting the words
“6 nor more than 14” for the words
“six nor more than twelve”.
Section 30(10)(d): amended, on 10 September 2008, by section 11(2)(a) of the Disability (United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities) Act 2008 (2008 No 64).
Section 30(10)(d): amended, on 10 September 2008, by section 11(2)(b) of the Disability (United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities) Act 2008 (2008 No 64).
“mentally disordered person within the meaning of the Mental Health Act 1969” in subsection (10)(d) were substituted for the words
“mentally defective person within the meaning of the Mental Health Act 1911”, as from 1 April 1970, pursuant to section 129(4) Mental Health Act 1969 (1969 No 16) by substituting the reference to a
“mentally disordered person” for a reference to a
“mentally defective person”.
A reference to the Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act 1992 (1992 No 46) in subsection (10)(d) was substituted for a reference to the Mental Health Act 1969 pursuant to section 137(1) Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act 1992 (1992 No 46).
“a person subject to a property order within the meaning of the Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act 1988” in section 10(d) were substituted, as from 1 October 1988, for the words
“a protected person under the Aged and Infirm Persons Protection Act” pursuant to section 117(3) Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act 1988 (1988 No 4).
Subsection (10)(f) was substituted, as from 21 October 1982, by section 9(1) Mutual Insurance Amendment Act 1982 (1982 No 30).
Section 30(10A): inserted, on 10 September 2008, by section 11(3) of the Disability (United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities) Act 2008 (2008 No 64).
Subsections (11) and (13)(a) were repealed, as from 21 October 1982, by section 9(2) Mutual Insurance Amendment Act 1982 (1982 No 30).