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25 1946



The Council of the Institute.

The Council.

6. —(1) There shall be a Council to advise and assist in the general government of the Institute and the administration of its affairs.

(2) The Council shall consist of the ex-officio members and not more than fifty ordinary members, each of whom shall be appointed for his attainments in scientific research applied to industry or the support which he has given to such research or his ability to promote the adoption of standard specifications in industry.

(3) The members of the Industrial Research Committee and the Standards Committee shall be ex-officio members of the Council.

(4) The following provisions shall apply to the appointment of ordinary members of the Council:—

(a) they shall be appointed quinquennially;

(b) the first appointments shall be made by the Government as soon as conveniently may be after the passing of this Act and shall include every member of the Industrial Research Council who is willing and able to act;

(c) subsequent appointments shall be made by the Minister.

(5) The rules in the First Schedule to this Act shall apply in respect of the Council.

Expenses of members of Council.

7. —There may be paid, out of moneys at the disposal of the Institute, to members of the Council such expenses of travel and subsistence as the Industrial Research Committee may determine.