—(1) A person who is the chairperson, secretary or treasurer or a member of a council shall vacate his office as such a member —
if the person was a subsidiary proprietor at the time of his appointment or election and he ceases to be a subsidiary proprietor;
if the person was the nominee of a subsidiary proprietor and the subsidiary proprietor who nominated him —
ceases to be a subsidiary proprietor; or
notifies the management corporation in writing that the person’s office as a member of the council is vacated;
if the person fails to attend 3 consecutive meetings of the council without having first obtained from the council permission to be or to remain absent therefrom, the granting of which shall not be unreasonably withheld;
upon the receipt by the management corporation from the person of a notice in writing of the person’s resignation;
at the end of the next annual general meeting at which a new council is elected by the management corporation or upon the election at a general meeting of another person to that office, if earlier;
if the management corporation removes him from his office;
if the person dies;
if the person becomes mentally disordered and incapable of managing himself or his affairs; or
if the person is convicted, on or after 1st April 2005, by a court in Singapore or elsewhere of an offence involving fraud or dishonesty.
(2) A management corporation may remove a member of its council from office —
without a general meeting —
where he is a subsidiary proprietor at the time of his appointment or election, if all or any part of his contributions or any other moneys levied or recoverable by the management corporation under this Act in respect of his lot are in arrears for more than 3 months; or
where he is a nominee of a subsidiary proprietor, if all or any part of that subsidiary proprietor’s contributions or any other moneys levied or recoverable by the management corporation under this Act in respect of the subsidiary proprietor’s lot are in arrears for more than 3 months; or
by ordinary resolution at a general meeting in any other case, including on any of the following grounds:
neglect of duty; or
incapacity or failure to carry out satisfactorily the duties of his office.
(3) Upon the occurrence of a vacancy in the office of the chairperson, secretary or treasurer or other member of the council, otherwise than by reason of subsection (1)(e) or (f), the council may appoint a person eligible for election as such to fill the vacancy, and any person so appointed shall hold that office for the balance of his predecessor’s term of office.
(4) The members for the time being of the council shall, notwithstanding anything in the Second Schedule, constitute a quorum at a meeting of the council for the purpose only of —
appointing a person under subsection (3) to fill a vacancy in the office of the chairperson, secretary, treasurer or other member of a council; or
convening a general meeting of the management corporation for that purpose.
[LT(S)A, s. 61]