11. (1) The powers, duties and functions of the members of the Conseil exécutif, as well as those of the Prime Minister, may, by order in council, be, wholly or in part, temporarily conferred upon any member of the Conseil appointed in virtue of section 3; provided such member of the Conseil exécutif be or become a member of the National Assembly.
(2) Any member of the Conseil exécutif may, by order in council, be appointed vice-president of the Conseil exécutif and charged, as such, with the duties and powers of the president of the Conseil when the latter is absent from the capital.
(3) But every such member appointed under this section shall exercise his functions gratuitously.
(4) The Government has and always had the power to fix the quorum of the Conseil exécutif.