Report No. 271
9. Vacancies not to invalidate proceedings of Board.
No act or proceedings of the Board shall be invalid merely by reason of-
(a) any vacancy in, or any defect in the constitution of the Board; or
(b) any defect in the appointment of a person acting as a Member of the Board; or
(c) any irregularity in the procedure of the Board not affecting the merits of the case.