REMOVAL OF MEMBERS
a. fail after written demand to pay their annual (or other) subscription;
b. die (in the case of the individual);
c. cease to exist (in the case of a body corporate);
d. are the nominee of an unincorporated Society or firm which is wound up or dissolved;
e. are the nominee of an unincorporated organisation or firm which removes or replaces them as its nominee;
f. are not the holder of a fully paid up share;
g. are expelled under these Rules; or
h. withdraw from membership by giving at least one month’s written notice to the Secretary.
21. A member may be expelled by a resolution carried by the votes of not less than two-thirds of the members present in person or by proxy or on the Website and voting on a poll at an annual or special general meeting of the Society of which notice has been duly given or on a resolution on the Website. The following procedure will be adopted:
a. A written complaint must be made to the Society Board that the member has acted in a way detrimental to the interests of the Society.
b. Details of the complaint must be sent to the member in question not less than one calendar month before the meeting or the proposed vote on the Website with an invitation to answer the complaint and attend the meeting or make representations about the proposed vote.
c. At the meeting the members will consider evidence in support of the complaint and such evidence as the member may wish to place before them.
d. If the member fails to attend the meeting without due cause the meeting may proceed in their absence.
e. A person expelled from membership will cease to be a member immediately following the vote at which the resolution to expel them is carried.
f. No person who has been expelled from membership is to be re-admitted except by a resolution carried by the votes of two-thirds of the members present in person or by proxy and voting on a poll at any general meeting of which notice has been properly given.