6. Procedure when nominations by council or road board
When, in accordance with the direction of the Governor, the nomination of persons for appointment as members of the board of management of a public hospital is to be made by the council of a municipality, or by the road board of a road district, or by such a council and such a road board acting as one body, the following provisions shall apply, namely ¾
(a) Upon receipt of a notice from the Under Secretary 2 of the Department of Public Health 3 that a vacancy has occurred or is about to occur in the office of a member of the board of management of a public hospital, the chairman of such board of management shall forward copies of such notice to the municipal council or road board in which the public hospital is situated or, where the public hospital has been established to serve more than one municipal council or more than one road board or one or more municipal councils, or one or more road boards, to every such municipal council and every such road board, with a request in writing under his hand that the municipal council or road board or the municipal councils and road boards nominate a person or persons for appointment as a member or members of the said board of management, to fill the said vacancy or vacancies.
(b) Upon receipt of such request, the municipal council or the road board shall, in accordance with a method to be determined by it, or, where one or more municipal councils or one or more road boards, or one or more municipal councils and one or more road boards are required to make the necessary nominations, acting in conjunction as one body, in accordance with a method to be agreed upon mutually between them, proceed to nominate the required number of persons for appointment as members of the said board of management.
(c) When, in accordance with the provisions of paragraph (b), the required number of persons have been nominated, the names, addresses, and occupations of such persons shall be certified in writing by the body or bodies by which they have been nominated, to the chairman of the board of management, who shall forthwith, on receipt of such certificate by writing under his hand, transmit such certificate to the Under Secretary 2 of the Department of Public Health 3.
(d) The said certificate and notification by the chairman of the board of management shall be deemed to be and shall constitute the nomination of the persons named in the certificate for appointment as members of such board.
(e) Upon receipt of the said certificate and notification mentioned in paragraph (d) the Under Secretary 2 of the Department of Public Health 3 shall transmit the same to the Minister for submission by him to the Governor in Council.
[Regulation 6 amended in Gazette 23 January 1987 p.185.]