constitution

The SEANZ Constitution is a 13-page document which can be downloaded as a pdf. 

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Rules and Constitution V. 1.07
Issue 0.07
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SEANZ Rules and Constitution V. 1.07
CONTENTS
1 Name .................................................................................................................1
2 Definitions and Interpretation..............................................................................1
3 Mission Statement..............................................................................................1
4 Objectives ..........................................................................................................1
5 Association Divisions..........................................................................................2
6 Pecuniary Gain is Not an Objective of the Association .......................................2
7 Membership .......................................................................................................2
7.1 Corporate Members....................................................................................3
7.2 Sustaining Members – Accredited ..............................................................3
7.3 Sustaining Members...................................................................................3
7.4 Individual Members.....................................................................................3
7.5 Honorary Members.....................................................................................3
7.6 Acceptance / Refusal of Membership of the Association.............................3
7.7 Changes in Membership Categories...........................................................3
7.8 Cancellation of Membership .......................................................................3
7.9 Effect of Cancellation or Change of Membership Status .............................4
7.10 Membership Entitlements ...........................................................................4
7.11 Participation in Annual Survey.....................................................................4
8 Annual Subscriptions..........................................................................................4
9 Administration of the Association........................................................................5
9.1 Execution of Documents.............................................................................5
9.2 Electronic Communication and Authority ....................................................5
9.3 Secretary ....................................................................................................5
9.4 Duties of the Secretary ...............................................................................5
9.5 Treasurer....................................................................................................6
9.6 Duties of the Treasurer...............................................................................6
10 The Board.......................................................................................................6
11 Composition of the Board ...............................................................................6
11.1 Restrictions on Directors.............................................................................6
11.2 Rules on Selection of Directors...................................................................7
11.3 Reimbursement for Expenses Only ............................................................7
11.4 Additional or Co-opted Directors.................................................................7
11.5 Chairperson................................................................................................7
12 Proceedings of the Board ...............................................................................8
12.1 Quorum ......................................................................................................8
12.2 Board Minutes and Records .......................................................................8
13 General Meetings ...........................................................................................8
13.1 Annual General Meeting .............................................................................8
13.2 Other General Meetings..............................................................................9
13.3 Powers of the Association in General Meeting............................................9
13.4 Notice of Annual General Meeting and General Meetings...........................9
13.5 Voting at Meetings......................................................................................9
13.6 Proxies .....................................................................................................10
14 Accounts.......................................................................................................10
15 Cheques.......................................................................................................10
16 Auditor..........................................................................................................10
17 Registered Office..........................................................................................10
18 Common Seal...............................................................................................10
19 By-Laws .......................................................................................................11
20 Liability of Members......................................................................................11
21 Alteration of Rules ........................................................................................11
22 Liquidation/Winding-up .................................................................................11