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Regulations AR 150/99
PART 4 COUNCIL
and Vice-presidents - election and powers
The President of the Association must be elected annually by the
professional members of the Association, and holds office until
a successor is elected.
(2) The President shall act
as the presiding officer at meetings of the Council and at meetings
of the Association.
(3) The President may vote
at meetings of the Council or the Association only in the event
of a tied vote.
(4) The 2 Vice-presidents must
be elected annually by the professional members of the Association
and must be designated as First Vice-president and Second Vice-president
on the basis of the number of votes cast for each of them.
(5) The First Vice-president
or, failing the First Vice-president, the Second Vice-president,
has all the powers of the President during the absence of the
President for any cause.
The professional members of the Council, other than those mentioned
in section 25, must be elected annually by the professional members
of the Association.
(2) The term of the members
referred to in subsection (1) is 3 years and the elections must
be conducted so that as close as possible to a of the positions
come up for election each year.
Where there is a vacancy in the Council, the remaining members
of the Council shall appoint a professional member to fill the
vacancy until the next regular election.
- Where a vacancy is filled at a regular election,
the person elected holds office for the unexpired portion of
the term of office of the person being replaced.
quorum for meetings of the Council is
(a) at least one of the
President, the 2 Vice-presidents or the immediate Past President,
(b) 6 other professional
members of the Council.
There is hereby established an Executive Committee of the Council
consisting of the President, who is the chair, the immediate Past
President, the 2 Vice-presidents and the Executive Director of
(2) The Executive Committee
has the delegated authority and power of the Council with respect
to any decisions or actions necessary between Council meetings.
boards, committees and task forces
In addition to the Discipline Committee, Investigative Committee,
Board of Examiners, Practice Review Board, Appeal Board and Executive
Committee, the Council may appoint any other standing or special
committees, task forces or boards that it considers necessary
to serve the interests of the Association, and shall at the time
of the appointment, delegate any authority it considers necessary
for the committees, task forces or boards to perform their function.
(2) Except for the Discipline
Committee, Investigative Committee, Board of Examiners, Practice
Review Board, Appeal Board and Executive Committee, the Council
shall determine the terms of reference for all committees, task
forces or boards.