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MEMBERSHIP
There shall be five classes of members, namely ordinary, junior, corporate, life and honorary members:
Ordinary Members All persons aged 18 years and above shall be eligible to apply for ordinary membership.
Junior Members All persons below 21 years of age shall be eligible to apply for junior membership. Upon reaching the age of 21 years, junior membership ceases and the person shall be eligible to apply for ordinary membership.
Corporate Members All voluntary and commercial organizations, clubs and institutes of learning shall be eligible to apply for corporate membership.
Life Members All persons who are eligible to apply for ordinary membership shall be eligible to apply for life membership. Life members shall enjoy the same rights and privileges as ordinary members.
Honorary Members Honorary membership may be conferred by the Association at a general meeting on any person who has rendered outstanding service to the Association.Membership is open to application by all persons and organisations who subscribe to the aims of the Association.

 

An applicant for membership shall complete a prescribed form which shall be sent to the Hon Secretary with the prescribed subscription.


An applicant shall be duly proposed and seconded by two members of the Association. An applicant shall be admitted to membership by the Executive Committee at its sole discretion and no reason need to be given for rejections.


Upon approval of the application, the name of the new member together with such particulars as the Executive Committee shall require shall be entered in the membership register and the new member shall be notified of his admission into the Association. A copy of the Constitution of the Association shall be provided to every approved applicant who has paid his subscription.


The Executive Committee may expel any members whose conduct in its opinion has been prejudicial to the aims and interests of the Association. No member, however, shall be expelled without being given an opportunity to appear before the Executive Committee to present his defence.

 

SUBSCRIPTION AND OTHER DUES

The membership subscriptions shall be determined from time to time by the Executive Committee.


Annual subscriptions shall be payable on 1st April of each year or on admission.


It shall be the duty of each member to pay his subscriptions promptly when due. The Executive Committee may terminate the membership of any member who is more than three months late in paying his subscriptions.