40. Subject to section 29, every member of the Council other than its chairman, its vice-chairman and the chairman of the executive committee who is present at a meeting must vote. However, no member of the Council shall vote on any matter in which he has a direct pecuniary interest either through himself or through a partner; the acceptance of or requisition for services made available to the public according to an established tariff shall not be deemed a direct pecuniary interest.
In case of dispute, the Council shall decide whether the member has a personal interest in the matter, and such member shall not vote on the matter of his interest.
1969, c. 83, s. 51; 1984, c. 32, s. 12.