Proceedings of Appeal Committees
(1) The presiding member of an Appeal Committee is —
(a) the Chairman of the Appeal Panel, if he nominates himself as a member of the Appeal Committee; or
(b) the member of the Appeal Panel appointed by the Chairman of the Appeal Panel as the presiding member of that Appeal Committee.
(2) However, in the absence at any meeting of the presiding member of an Appeal Committee referred to in sub paragraph (1), another member of the Appeal Committee chosen by the members of that Appeal Committee present is to preside at that meeting.
(3) All matters coming before an Appeal Committee are to be decided by a majority of votes of those members present and, in the event of an equality of votes, the presiding member has a second or casting vote.
(4) Any member of the Appeal Panel whose term of appointment expires in the course of proceedings by an Appeal Committee to which he is appointed continues as a member of that Appeal Committee until the Appeal Committee —
(a) completes its work on the appeal; or
(b) is earlier re constituted under paragraph 2B(2)(b) without that member.
(5) An Appeal Committee is to meet for any purpose under this Act at such times and places as determined by the presiding member before the meeting.
[S 19/2015 wef 23/01/2015]