904. Constitution and proceedings of the British Library Board.

The British Library Board consists of a chairman and not less than eight, nor more than 13, other members1. The board is a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal2. The board has power to regulate its own procedure3. The validity of any of its proceedings is not affected by any vacancy among its members or by any defect in the appointment of any member4.

The application of the board's seal must be authenticated by the signature of the secretary or of some other person authorised by the board, either generally or specially, to act for that purpose5.