REGISTER OF MEMBERS AND ASSOCIATE MEMBERS

5. (1) The Secretary shall keep and maintain a Register of Members in which shall be entered the full name, address, Regimental Number, current or last unit in which served that would entitle membership under Rule 3 and date of entry of the name of each member and the register shall be available for inspection by members at the address of the Secretary.

(2) The Secretary shall keep and maintain in the Register of Members a list of Associate Members where shall be entered their full name, address, the date of entry for each Associate Member and the name of the member (or deceased member) that would as a relative entitle Associate Membership under Rule 3A: The register shall be available for inspection by members at the address of the Secretary.

RULES BINDING ON A MEMBER

5A. A member of any classification agrees that by-virtue of membership of the Association that member shall be bound by these rules and the By-Laws.

CESSATION OF MEMBERSHIP

6. (1) A right, privilege, or obligation of a member terminates upon the person ceasing to be a member whether by death or resignation or otherwise.

(2) A member who after receiving two notices of Annual Dues owing does not pay those AnnuaI Dues by 30th September in that year ceases to be a member of the Association.

(3) Upon the expiration of a notice given under Sub-Rule (1), the Secretary shall mark in the Register of Members an entry recording the date of which the member by whom the notice was given ceased to be a member.

DISCIPLINARY POWER OF THE COMMITTEE AND APPEALS ARISING THERE FROM

7. (1) If in the opinion of the Committee a member:

(a) has wilfully refused or neglected to comply with the provisions of the rules of the Association or the By Laws;
(b) has been guilty of conduct unbecoming a member;
(c) has been guilty of conduct prejudicial to the interests of the Association; or
(d) has been convicted of any serious criminal offence, that the Committee, subject to this rule; may resolve to impose a penalty upon him.

(10) The substance and decision of the meeting referred to in Sub-Rule 7 (2) shall be be recorded in the minutes of the meeting and written notices, submissions and other correspondence relevant to the meeting shall be attached to and form part of the minutes which shall be confirmed within 7 days of the meeting by its Chairman.

(11) Within 14 days after the Committee has passed a resolution pursuant to Sub- Rule 7 (9), the Secretary shall in writing, notify the member concerned of the precise terms of the resolution and of the provisions of Rule 7A.

APPEALS

7A. (1) A person aggrieved by a resolution of the Committee passed pursuant to Rule 7 may appeal to a Special General Meeting of the Association by notice in writing.

(2) The appeal shall be addressed to and lodged with the Secretary together with the amount of $50.00, within 28 days after the date upon which the resolution of the Committee was notified in writing to the person lodging the appeal, otherwise it shall not be treated as valid.

(3) The appeal statement, lodged by the aggrieved person, is to include the aspect as part of the Committee's resolution which gave rise to the appeal, the grounds for appeal and the facts upon which it relies.

(4) Upon an appeal, together with the sum of $50.00 being lodged with the Secretary in accordance with Sub-Rule 7 A (2), the resolution of the Committee passed in pursuant of Rule 7 shall be stayed until the appeal is concluded, abandoned or discontinued.

(5) The Special General Meeting of the Association shall: .

(a) hear and determine an appeal pursuant to this rule as•soon as possible after receipt by the Secretary of the documents specified in Sub-Rule 7A (3); and
(b) the Secretary shall cause to give to the member concerned not Iess than 28 days notice in writing of the date, time and place of the meeting of the SpeciaI General Meeting at which the appeal will be heard.

(6) Upon the hearing of an appeal pursuant to this rule, the members shall have a personal right of audience only at the said meeting and that he may not be represented there by any person.

(7) The Special General Meeting shall make its decision based on the information presented at the hearing and that decision shall be final.

(8) The Special General Meeting may also make such order as it sees fit as to the manner in which the sum of $50.00 be treated.