22. Save as provided in section 21, vacancies on the board of directors shall be filled as follows:
(a) should the unexpired portion of the term of any member elected by an Inuit community exceed one year, elections must be held in this community in the manner provided for in section 27; otherwise, the remaining directors may fill such vacancy by appointing to the council a person who must, at the moment of his appointment, be affiliated with the Inuit community that he represents and be ordinarily resident therein;
(a.1) any vacancy created by a member of the board elected at the time and in the manner prescribed in the by-laws of the Corporation shall be filled in the manner prescribed in the by-laws;
(b) should the unexpired portion of the term of any such member elected at an annual general meeting exceed one year, reckoned from the date of the next annual general meeting of members, an election for his replacement shall be held at such meeting; in the meantime, the remaining directors fill the vacancy until the termination of the next annual general meeting of members;
(c) should the unexpired term of any such member contemplated in paragraph b be less than one year, reckoned from the date of the next annual general meeting of members, the remaining directors fill the vacancy;
(d) vacancies created by representatives appointed in accordance with section 17 shall be filled by those who made the appointment.
The members of the board of directors contemplated in subparagraphs a, b, c and d so elected or appointed, save in the case of an appointment made by the members of the board pursuant to paragraph b, remain in office for the unexpired portion of the term of the members they replace.