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Typo: A Monthly Newspaper and Literary Review, Volume 4

Election and Duties of Examining Boards.—

Election and Duties of Examining Boards.—

Each Board to consist of five members, one of whom shall be chairman. Companionships of recognized offices to be invited to nominate gentlemen for the position. Excess of nominations over requirements to be settled by ballot. The first-elected Boards to hold office for three years; then two members to retire each year, but to be eligible for re-election, the members to decide, by ballotting-out, the sequence of their retirement. One of such members to be a D-certificated schoolmaster, the other four of the status of first-class printers; vacancies by death or retirement to be filled up as first herein named. Duties of Boards to be to make arrangements of dates, hours, and places for examinations; preparation of examination-papers for practical and written answers; to appoint Supervisors, and issue clear instructions for their guidance; to apportion marks, and pass or fail Candidates; and to report to the Supreme Council on merits of passed Candidates. The Board Secretaries to supply the Board Chairman with all necessary particulars of Candidates proposing to present themselves for page 148certificates of eligibility. Candidates to send in their names, with fees, and state class of certificate they wish to be examined for to the Board Executive at least three weeks before the Annual Examination days, which shall be uniform throughout the Colony. The Examining Officers shall be honorary free members of the Typographical Society by virtue of their offices.