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Medical Schemes Act, 1998 (Act No. 131 of 1998)

Chapter 3 : Council for Medical Schemes

Part 1 : Council

9. Committees of Council


(1) The Council may—
(a) appoint from amongst its members an executive committee consisting of the chairperson, the vice-chairperson and three other members to attend to the day to day tasks of the Council, and may delegate to such executive committee such functions and powers as it may from time to time determine; and
(b) appoint from amongst its members or any other persons, any other committee in regard to any matter falling within the scope of the Council's functions and powers under this Act, and may delegate to any such committee such of its functions and powers as it may determine from time to time.


(2) The chairperson of the Council shall be the chairperson of the executive committee and in his or her absence the vice-chairperson shall act as chairperson.


(3) Any other committee appointed by the Council shall elect its own chairperson.


(4) All resolutions taken by the executive committee or any other committee shall be by a majority vote.


(5) The quorum for a meeting of the Council or any committee shall be half of the members of the Council or of such committee plus one member.