6. 6.1. A Member may at any time withdraw from membership of the Association by giving at least three months’ notice in writing to the Association unless, after the resignation, there would be less than two members. Membership shall not be transferable and shall cease on death or, in the case of a body corporate, dissolution, or where the Member holds the membership on trust for an unincorporated association, the dissolution of the unincorporated association. 116 6.2. A Member may be: 6.2.1. removed from membership or 6.2.2. suspended from the rights and privileges of Membership for such period as the Board may decide by a resolution of the Board that it is in the best interests of the Association that membership be terminated or the rights and privileges of membership be suspended. 6.3. A resolution to remove a Member from membership or to suspend the rights and privileges of membership in respect of that Member may only be passed if: 6.3.1. the Member has been given at least 21 clear days' notice in writing of the meeting of the Board at which the resolution will be proposed and the reasons why it is to be proposed; 6.3.2. the Member or its Representative (if applicable) has been allowed to make representations to the meeting. 6.3.3. The power to remove a Member from membership shall be exercisable whether or not there has been a prior period of suspension of the rights and privileges of Membership. GENERAL MEETINGS 7. The Board may call a general meeting at any time and must call a general meeting on the written requisition of 10% of the Members in accordance with the provisions of the Act. 8. The Board must call a general meeting at least once in every calendar year and designate it as an annual general meeting. No more than fifteen months shall elapse between annual general meetings. NOTICE OF GENERAL MEETINGS 9. General meetings shall be called 9.1. in the case of an annual general meeting, by at least one hundred and twenty clear days notice: and 9.2. in the case of any other general meeting: 9.2.1. by at least twenty eight clear days’ notice or 9.2.2. upon shorter notice if it is so agreed by a majority in number of the Members having a right to attend and vote who together hold not less than ninety per cent of the total voting rights at the meeting. 10. The notice of a general meeting shall: 10.1. specify the time and place of the meeting: 10.2. specify the general nature of the business to be transacted: and 10.3. subject to the provisions of the articles, be given to all the Members and to the Board and auditors although the accidental omission to give notice of a meeting to, or the non-receipt of notice of a meeting by, any person entitled to receive notice shall not invalidate the proceedings at that meeting. NOTICE OF RESOLUTIONS PROPOSED BY MEMBERS 11. 11.1. A Member who wishes to propose a resolution at an annual general meeting must give at least sixty clear days notice of the resolution to the Association and the Association shall circulate the proposed resolution to the Members.
EIBA ltd yearbook 2016 - 2017
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