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Critical Infrastructure Protection Act, 2019 (Act No. 8 of 2019)

Chapter 2 : Critical Infrastructure Council and Structures

Part A : Critical Infrastructure Council

8. Meetings of Critical Infrastructure Council


(1) The Critical Infrastructure Council must meet at least quarterly.


(2) The Secretary for the Police Service must ensure that secretarial services are provided to the Critical Infrastructure Council.


(3) The chairperson may at any time convene a special meeting of the Council and must also convene such a meeting at the written request of the Minister.


(4) If at least three members of the Council request a special meeting in writing, the chairperson must convene such a meeting within seven days after receiving the request.


(5) Seven members of the Council, which must include the chairperson or deputy chairperson, will constitute a quorum at any meeting of the Council.


(6) Decisions of the Council must be taken by majority of votes, and in the case of an equality of votes the chairperson has a casting vote in addition to his or her deliberative vote.