The M.P. State Prevention and Control of Water Pollution Board and its Committee (Meetings) Rules, 1975
Published vide Notification No. 1799-921-33-75, dated 11-7-1975, Rajpatra Part 4(Ga), dated 29-8-1975 at pp. 523-525
(a) "Act" means the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 (No. 6 of 1974);
(b) "Board" means the Madhya Pradesh State Prevention and Control of Water Pollution Board constituted under subsection (1) of Section 4 of the Act;
(c) "Chairman" means the Chairman of the Board;
(d) "Member-Secretary" means the Member-Secretary of the Board;
(e) "Member" means the member of the Board;3. Convening of Meetings of the Board. - (1) A meeting of the Board shall be either ordinary or special. (2) The date of every meeting shall be fixed by the Chairman. (3) Notice of every meeting specifying the time and place thereof and the business to be transacted thereat shall be sent to every member under certificate of posting and exhibited at the office of the Board seven clear days before an ordinary meeting and three clear days before a special meeting. (4) No business other than that specified in the notice relating thereto shall be transacted at a meeting. 4. Power of Chairman to call Special Meeting. - The Chairman may, whenever he thinks fit, call a special meeting for the transaction of the business of urgent nature. 5. Place of Meeting. - Every meeting of the Board shall ordinarily be held in premises used as office by the Board but the Chairman may, if he thinks fit. hold a meeting at any place in Madhya Pradesh. 6. Chairman of Meeting. - At every meeting of the Board, the Chairman if present or in his absence, such one of their members, as the members may elect, shall preside. 7. Quorum. - (1) No business shall be transacted at a meeting of the Board unless a quorum of six members be present throughout the meeting. (2) If there be no quorum present at a meeting at any time, the presiding authority shall adjourn the meeting to such hour on the following or such other further day as he may reasonably fix. A notice of such adjournment shall be fixed up at the place of the meeting adjourned, and the business which would have been brought before the original meeting had there been a quorum thereat shall be brought before the adjourned meeting and may be disposed of at such meeting or at any subsequent adjourned meeting, whether there be a quorum present or not. (3) A notice of adjournment exhibited at the place of the meeting adjourned on the day on which the meeting is adjourned shall be sufficient notice of the subsequent meeting. 8. Minutes of Proceedings. - Minutes, of the proceedings at each meeting of the Board shall be recorded in a book to be kept for the purpose and shall be confirmed in the next ensuing meeting. A copy of minutes of the proceedings shall also be circulated to all the members as far as possible before the next meeting. 9. Decision of Questions by majority of votes. - All questions brought before any meeting of the Board shall be decided by a majority of the votes of the members present and in the case of equality of votes the presiding authority at the meeting shall have a second or a casting vole. 10. Application of Rules to Meeting of Committee. - Rules 3 to 7 shall apply mutatis mutandis to the meeting of the committees constituted under Section 9 of the Act subject to the modification that the fixation of place of meeting shall be subject to the approval of the Chairman.