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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. 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 meeting thereafter 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. 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 relevant Officers. 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. 121


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