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Board of Directors

  • The Agency is governed by a Board of seven members whose roles are to ensure that it:
  • Administers social assistance in accordance with the Social Security Act, and the Agency for Social Protection Act;
  • Formulates standard measures for the provisions of supplementary income, goods and services to persons in need;
  • Reviews bi-annually the standard measures formulated for the immediate proceeding period; and
  • Establishes appropriate internal procedures and reviews policies for the effective operation of the Agency.

Membership of the Board

The Board is constituted of 5­ members appointed by the President for such term and on such conditions as the President may determine.

The President appoints one of the members to be the Chairperson of the Board.

Proceedings

  • The Board shall meet at such time and at such place as the Chairperson may determine.
  • The Chairperson or, in the absence of the Chairperson, any member elected by the members present, shall preside at any meeting of the Board.
  • Half, or where the Board comprises an odd number of members, half of the members plus one shall constitute a quorum for a meeting of the Board.
  • Questions arising at a meeting of the Board shall be decided by a majority of the votes of the members present and, in the event of an equality of votes, the Chairperson or the member presiding shall have a second or casting vote. Subject to this section, the Board shall regulate its own proceedings.