Rules of Association

15. Proceedings of Committee

15.1 The Committee must meet together for the dispatch of business as determined by the Committee to effectively manage the Association and the President, or at least half the members of the Committee, may at any time convene a meeting of the Committee.

15.2 Each Committee member has a deliberative vote.

15.3 A question arising at a Committee meeting must be decided by a majority of votes, but, if there no majority, the person presiding at the Committee meeting will have a casting vote in addition to his or her deliberative vote.

15.4 At a Committee meeting four Committee members constitute a quorum.

15.5 Subject to these rules, the procedure and order of business to be followed at a Committee meeting must be determined by the Committee members present at the Committee meeting.

15.6 As required under sections 21 and 22 of the Act, a Committee member having any direct or indirect pecuniary interest in a contract, or proposed contract, made by, or in the contemplation of, the Committee (except if that pecuniary interest exists only by virtue of the fact that the member of the Committee is a member of a class of persons for whose benefit the Association is established), must -

15.6.1 as soon as he or she becomes aware of that interest, disclose the nature and extent of his or her interest to the Committee; and

15.6.2 not take part in any deliberations or decision of the Committee with respect to that contract.

15.7 Rule 15.6.1 does not apply with respect to a pecuniary interest that exists only by virtue of the fact that the member of the Committee is an employee of the Association.

15.8 The Secretary must cause every disclosure made under rule 15.6.1 by a member of the Committee to be recorded in the minutes of the meeting of the Committee at which it is made.