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Merchant Seamen Compensation Act

Version of section 3 from 2002-12-31 to 2013-10-29:

Marginal note:Board constituted

  •  (1) There is hereby established a Board to be known as the Merchant Seamen Compensation Board consisting of three members appointed by the Governor in Council.

  • Marginal note:Chairman, vice-chairman

    (2) The Governor in Council shall designate one of the members of the Board to be chairman and one to be vice-chairman.

  • Marginal note:Chairman to preside

    (3) The chairman, and in his absence the vice-chairman, shall preside at the meetings of the Board.

  • Marginal note:Office and salary

    (4) A member of the Board holds office during pleasure and shall be paid such salary as the Governor in Council may fix.

  • Marginal note:Substitute member

    (5) When a member of the Board is unable at any time to perform the duties of his office by reason of absence or temporary incapacity, the Governor in Council may appoint a temporary substitute member on such terms and conditions as the Governor in Council may prescribe.

  • R.S., c. M-11, s. 3

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