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Lotteries Act, 1997 (Act No. 57 of 1997)

Part I : The National Lottery

Chapter 1 : National Lotteries Board

4. Meetings of board

 

 

1) The first meeting of the board shall be held on such a date and at such a time and place as the Minister may determine, and all subsequent meetings shall be held on such dates and at such times as the chairperson may determine after consultation with the board.

 

2) The proceedings at a meeting of the board shall, subject to this section, be determined by the chairperson in consultation with the board, and any decision in this regard shall be taken after due consideration of the principles of openness and transparency.

 

3) The quorum for a meeting of the board shall be the majority of the members of the board.

 

4) A decision of the board shall be taken by a majority of the votes of the members present, and in the event of an equality of votes on any matter, the chairperson shall have a casting vote in addition to his or her deliberative vote.

 

5) The Minister and the chief executive officer of the board may attend any meeting of the board or its executive committee, and they shall each have the right to speak at any such meeting, but they do not have a right to vote.

 

6) The Chairperson shall timeously notify the Minister of any meeting of the board or its executive committee.

 

7) The board must meet regularly to perform its functions in terms of the Act.

[Subsection 7 inserted by section 7 of Act No. 32 of 2013]

 

8) The Minister may, on the advice of the chairperson or the board, terminate the membership of a member who fails to attend two meetings consecutively without prior notification and approval of the chairperson or the board.

[Subsection 8 inserted by section 7 of Act No. 32 of 2013]