The member referred to in section 94 (2) (a) is to be the Chairperson of the Committee.
Subject to this Schedule, a member of the Committee holds office for such period, not exceeding 4 years, as may be specified in the instrument of appointment of the member, but is eligible (if otherwise qualified) for re-appointment.
A member of the Committee is entitled to be paid such remuneration (including travelling and subsistence allowances) as the Minister may from time to time determine in respect of the member.
If the office of any member of the Committee becomes vacant, a person is, subject to this Act, to be appointed to fill the vacancy.
(1) A member of the Committee is to be taken to have vacated office if the member:(a) dies, or(b) absents himself or herself from 4 consecutive meetings of the Committee of which reasonable notice has been given to the member personally or in the ordinary course of post, except on leave granted by the Minister or unless, before the expiration of 4 weeks after the last of those meetings, the member is excused by the Minister for being absent from those meetings, or(c) becomes bankrupt, applies to take the benefit of any law for the relief of bankrupt or insolvent debtors, compounds with his or her creditors or makes an assignment of his or her remuneration for their benefit, or(d) becomes a mentally incapacitated person, or(e) is convicted in New South Wales of an offence that is punishable by imprisonment for 12 months or more or is convicted elsewhere than in New South Wales of an offence that, if committed in New South Wales, would be an offence so punishable, or(f) resigns the office by instrument in writing addressed to the Minister, or(g) is removed from office by the Minister under subclause (3).(2) Without limiting the generality of subclause (1), a member who is appointed under section 94 (2) (a) or (b) and who ceases to be a registered chiropractor is to be taken to have vacated office.(3) The Minister may remove a member from office.
The procedure for the calling of meetings of the Committee and for the conduct of business at those meetings is, subject to this Act, to be as determined by the Committee.
The quorum for a meeting of the Committee is 3 members.
A decision supported by a majority of the votes cast at a meeting of the Committee at which a quorum is present is the decision of the Committee.
(1) The Chairperson of the Committee or, in the absence of the Chairperson, another member of the Committee elected to chair the meeting by the members present, is to preside at a meeting of the Committee.(2) The person presiding at any meeting of the Committee has a deliberative vote and, in the event of an equality of votes, has a second or casting vote.