determined by an ordinary resolution of the Members at the annual general
5.2.2 In the event that the ordinary resolution is not approved at the annual general
meeting, the levy as last approved at an annual general meeting shall be
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
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
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
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
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
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.