986. The Council of the National Trust.

986.     The Council of the National Trust.

Until a day to be appointed the following provisions have effect1.

The affairs of the National Trust2 are administered by a council3 called the 'Council of the National Trust' consisting of 52 persons of whom 26 are elected members and 26 are appointed members4. The council is deemed fully constituted and all its acts and proceedings are deemed valid if and so long as 26 members have been elected to the council5. The council must elect from its number a chairman and a deputy chairman of the National Trust6.

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