6.0 MEMBERSHIP CARD AND REGISTER OF MEMBERS
The Secretary of the Group shall:
6.1 issue to each member of the group a membership card
6.2 maintain a Register of Members according to the respective categories
7.0 SUSPENSION AND REMOVAL FROM MEMBERSHIP
7.1 Any member may be suspended or expelled from membership by a resolution therefor previously approved by the Executive Committee and passed by two third majority of those present and voting at a Special General meeting of the Group .Provided that before a resolution for the suspension or expulsion of a member is tabled at the Special General Meeting the member who is to be suspended or expelled shall be afforded an opportunity of showing cause in writing as to why he should not be either suspended or expelled as the case may be.
7.2 The Executive Committee of the Group may appoint a Disciplinary Committee to investigate the conduct of such member and submit a report thereon to the Executive Committee.
7.3 A member suspended from membership shall not during the period of suspension enjoy or exercise any of the privileges of membership.
8 .0 THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE AND OFFICE BEARERS
8.1 The Executive Committee of the Group shall comprise the following Office Bearers:
8.1.1 Elected Members
220.127.116.11 The President
18.104.22.168 The Vice President
22.214.171.124 The Secretary
126.96.36.199 The Assistant Secretary
188.8.131.52 The Treasurer
184.108.40.206 The Assistant Treasurer
220.127.116.11 Fifteen Committee Members
8.1.2 Ex officio Members
18.104.22.168 The Immediate Past President
8.1.3 Members co-opted to the
The Executive Committee shall have the power to co-opt any other members with specific expertise, whom it may consider necessary, into the Executive Committee to assist its affairs.
9.0 NOMINATION AND ELECTION OF OFFICE BEARERS
9.1 Any member who is qualified to be elected as an office bearer of the Group may be nominated as a candidate for election to a specified post as hereinafter provided.
9.2 Any two members of the Group may submit a nomination paper proposing the name of not more than one candidate for election to the posts set out in Articles 22.214.171.124 to 126.96.36.199 hereof and not more than five candidates for election to the posts set out in Article 8.1,1.7 hereof
9.3 Each nomination paper shall:
9.3.1 be substantially in the form set out in the Schedule hereto; and
9.3.2 contain the name, address and membership number of the candidate and the name, address and membership number of the Proposer and Seconder; and
9.3.3 be signed by the Proposer and Seconder and also by the candidate indicating his consent to be nominated
9.4 One nomination paper shall be used to nominate only one candidate for one post.
9.5 No. member shall be nominated for more than one post at an election.
9.6 All nomination papers shall be delivered to the Secretary of the Group on or before the date fixed for the handing over of nomination papers.
9.7 The Executive Committee of the Group shall fix the date for the handing over of nomination papers.
9.8 Such nomination papers shall be submitted to an Election Committee consisting of the President, Secretary Treasurer and Immediate Past President of the Group who shall reject any nomination paper which is not in conformity with the provisions herein contained. The decision of the Election Committee is final. 9.9 If more than one valid nomination in respect of the posts set out in Articles 188.8.131.52 to 184.108.40.206 hereof and more than five valid nominations in respect of the posts set out in Article 220.127.116.11 hereof have been tendered an election shall take place. Voting at such election shall be by a show of hands. 9.10 Only members whose nomination papers have been accepted by the Election Committee as set out herein before shall be entitled to stand for election but any member may withdraw his candidature at the Annual General Meeting 9.11 Only members who are not in arrears of membership fees may vote at an election
10.0 MEETINGS OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
10.1 The Executive Committee of the Group shall meet at least once in two months and shall be summoned by the Secretary by giving at least seven days notice thereof; Provided that if the President so directs a meeting of the Executive Committee shall be held at shorter notice
10.2 The Executive Committee of the Group shall regulate the procedure to be followed at its meetings and may for that purpose make such standing orders as it may consider necessary
10.3 The quorum for a meeting of the Executive Committee of the Group shall be five
10.4 The Secretary of the Group shall maintain a separate Minute Book and record the proceedings of every meeting of the Executive Committee.