38.4. The Members shall also elect a man or a woman to fill any vacancy which there may be as
a result of there being no candidate to succeed to any of the positions referred to in Sub-
Articles 1.1 to 38.3 (inclusive).
38.5. A prospective candidate must be proposed and seconded by Member Clubs and must
sign a nomination form to signify his or her willingness to act which contains a description
of that person not exceeding 100 words to include details of his or her relevant experience
and expertise and must be sent to the Association no more than 120 clear days and no
later than sixty clear days before the annual general meeting.
39.1. The Members in general meeting may remove any Officer or member of the Board in
accordance with the provisions of the Act in relation to the removal of a Director.
39.2. If any Officer dies, retires or is removed from office, the following provisions shall apply:
39.2.1. if the President ceases to hold office, the Senior Vice-President shall become the
President. Similarly, if the Senior Vice-President ceases to hold office, the Junior
Vice-President shall become Senior Vice-President;
39.2.2. the person succeeding to an office under this sub-clause shall hold office until the
next annual general meeting and for the period until the next annual general
40. A person may be an elected member of the Board and an Officer at the same time but
shall have only one vote as a member of the Board
41.1. The Board shall send to every member a notice with a list containing the names of the
persons willing to be appointed as an Officer printed in alphabetical order on a form of
voting paper to be approved by the Board together with a description of each candidate
and a statement of the vacancy to be filled (unless there is only one duly nominated and
qualified candidate for election as a particular Officer in which case a statement to that
effect shall be included when convening the Annual General Meeting and any such
candidate shall be deemed to have been elected).
41.2. The voting papers when completed shall be returned to the Office or such other place as
shall be determined by the Board by a date to be fixed by the Board not less than 48 hours
before the date of the Annual General Meeting who shall appoint two scrutineers to
inspect the votes.
41.3. The scrutineers shall report in writing to the Chairman the result of such voting and those
candidates (up to the number required to fill the said vacancies) who receive the most
votes shall be declared by the Chairman at the Annual General Meeting and shall be
deemed to have been elected at the Annual General Meeting to the vacancies for the
42. Every Member shall be entitled to one vote only in respect of each vacancy. No member
shall give more than one vote to any candidate. Any voting paper containing more than
the requisite number of votes or more than one vote for any one candidate shall be
rejected by the scrutineers.
43. In the event of two or more candidates obtaining an equal number of votes it shall be
decided by lot at the said Annual General meeting which of those candidates shall be
eligible for election as the relevant Officer
APPOINTMENT AND RETIREMENT OF DIRECTORS
44. Subject to article 55 the members of the Board shall be elected at the Annual General
Meeting in any given year in the manner hereinafter provided.
45. The elected members of the Board shall hold office for a period of three years from the
date of their election at the Annual General Meeting.