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Rules

These rules and conditions are extracts from the ICMA constitution. You are advised to download a copy of the constitution for your reference.

Continuation of membership

Continuation of membership

  • A person’s membership of the Institute  automatically terminates upon that person: becoming insolvent; dying; suffering from mental incapacity; resigning or termination pursuant to clause 7; or

  • not paying the annual subscription or any other fees payable within three months of the due date

Membership not transfeable

Membership not transferable

  • A right, privilege, or obligation of a person by reason of that person’s membership is not capable of being transferred or transmitted to another person.

Founding Members

Founding members

  • Persons who were members of the Institute prior to its incorporation automatically become Members upon its incorporation.

Membership Committee at Head Office

Membership Committee at Head Office

  • At the end of each annual general meeting, the Executive Committee must appoint a member of the Executive Committee to be the chairperson of the Membership Committee.

  • The chairperson of the Membership Committee must within 1 week of that person’s appointment, appoint two other members (one of whom must be an Officer) to the Membership Committee. These appointments are at the sole discretion of the chairperson of the Membership Committee.

  • The Membership Committee is responsible for processing all local and overseas applications received for membership of the Institution and submitting them to the Executive Committee for its final approval together with appropriate recommendations.

Register of Members

Register of Members

  • The Secretary must maintain a register of members in which must be entered the full name, address, date of commencement and cessation of membership and grade of membership of each Member.

  • The register is available for inspection by members free of charge upon provision of reasonable notice to the Secretary.

  • At the end of each annual general meeting, the Executive Committee must appoint a member of the Executive Committee to be the chairperson of the Membership Committee.

  • The chairperson of the Membership Committee must within 1 week of that person’s appointment, appoint two other Members (one of whom must be an Officer) to the Membership Committee. These appointments are at the sole discretion of the chairperson of the Membership Committee.

  • The Membership Committee is responsible for processing all local and overseas applications received for membership of the Institution and submitting them to the Executive Committee for its final approval together with appropriate recommendations.

Resignation and Expulsion of a Member

Resignation and Expulsion of a Member

  • A member who has paid all fees due to the Institute  may resign from the Institute by giving at least one month’s notice in writing to the Secretary of that member’s intention to resign.

  • Upon the expiration of that period of notice, that person ceases to be a member.

  • Upon the expiration of the period of notice given under clause 7.l the Secretary must make in the register of members an entry recording the date on which the

  • Member by whom the notice was given ceased to be a member.

  • Subject to these Rules, the Executive Committee may by resolution terminate the membership of a member and expel that member from the Institution after giving the member an opportunity to be heard by the Executive Committee.

  • The Chairperson or other duly appointed presiding officer may suspend a member from a general meeting of the Institute if, after due warning has been given, the

  • Member persists in disrupting the orderly proceedings of that meeting.

  • Such action may be taken by the Executive Committee if :

  • the particular member has refused or neglected to comply with the Rules; or

  • has been guilty of conduct unbecoming a member or prejudicial to the interests of the Institute.

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