Standing Order No 211 - Chair and Deputy Chair
Standing Order No. 211
Chair and Deputy Chair
(1) Chairs and Deputy Chairs of Committees are to be appointed or elected by the committee in accordance with the resolution of the House appointing the committee.
(2) The member nominated as Deputy Chair is to act as Chair when the Chair is absent from a meeting.
(3) In the absence of both the Chair and Deputy Chair from a meeting of a committee, a member of the committee is to be elected by the members present to act as Chair for that meeting of the committee.
(4) The Chair, Deputy Chair or other member acting as Chair at a meeting of a committee has a deliberative vote and, in the event of an equality of votes, a casting vote.
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