716. Powers of the Privy Council.

716.     Powers of the Privy Council.

If it appears to the Privy Council1 that the General Council2 has failed to perform any functions3 which, in the opinion of the Privy Council, should have been performed, the Privy Council may give the General Council such direction as the Privy Council considers appropriate4. If the General Council fails to comply with any such direction, the Privy Council may itself give effect to the direction5. For the purpose of enabling it to give effect to a direction, the Privy Council may: (1) exercise any power of the General Council or