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Advisory Board Terms of Reference

The Newlyn Pier and Harbour Revision (Constitution) Order 2010 Advisory body 

(1) The Commissioners must establish one or more advisory body or bodies which the Commissioners must consult on all matters substantially affecting the harbour.

(2) The Commissioners must make arrangements for every advisory body to meet not less than twice a year.

(3) The Commissioners must take into consideration any matter, recommendation or representation which may from time to time be referred or made to them by an advisory body whether or not that advisory body has been consulted by the Commissioners.

(4) An advisory body established under this article is to consist of such number of persons appointed by the Commissioners as the Commissioners consider appropriate.

(5) Appointments to an advisory body must be made by the Commissioners in accordance with a scheme prepared by them for that purpose and the scheme must provide for the appointment of persons who, in the opinion of the Commissioners, are representative of persons having an interest in the functioning of the harbour.

(6) An advisory body may determine its own quorum and procedure and must appoint a chair.

(7) An individual member of an advisory body may, on giving notice in writing to the chair of that body, send a substitute to any meeting of the body.

(8) A member of an advisory body is to hold office for the period of three years from the date of this appointment and at the end of that period is to be eligible for reappointment.

(9) A member of an advisory body may resign his office at any time by notice in writing given to the chair of the Commissioners.