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(b) any officer on probation who, if he had been confirmed in his appointment, would have been such an entitled officer.

Public Board.

58. (1) There shall be a Police Board for the State which shall consist of—
(a) the Chairman of the Commission, who shall be the Chairman of the Board ;
(b) the State Attorney-General ;
(c) the senior officer of police in the State ; and
(d) a person designated by the Director of Police Affairs.
(2) Notwithstanding clause (1) of Article 37, it shall be the duty of the Police Board to exercise disciplinary control over members of the public service who are seconded to the police force.
(3) The Police Board may, by directions in writing and subject to such conditions as it thinks fit, delegate to any police officer, or to any board of police officers appointed by it, any of its functions under clause (2) in respect of any rank in the police force, and that officer or board shall exercise those functions under the direction and control of the Police Board.
(4) The functions conferred by this Article shall be exercised in accordance with the provisions of any Federal law prescribing offences against police force discipline and the punishment that may be imposed for any such offence.
(5) At any meeting of the Police Board two members including the Chairman or, if the Chairman is not present, three members shall form a quorum ; and if on any question the votes of the members present are equally divided the Chairman may exercise a casting vote.
(6) Subject to clause (5), the Police Board may act notwithstanding any vacancy in its membership, and any proceeding of the Board shall be valid notwithstanding that some person not entitled to do so took part therein.
(7) Subject to the provisions of this Article, the Police Board may regulate its procedure and make rules for that purpose.

Modification of form of oath in certain cases.

59. When a person who is not a citizen is required by this Constitution to take an oath on becoming an ex officio member of the Cabinet, the Speaker or an ex officio member of the Legislative Assembly, an Official or Nominated Member of the Legislative Council or the Chairman of the Commission, the words "and allegiance" shall be omitted from the oath.