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ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION OF THE SOCIETY OF BIOLOGICAL INORGANIC CHEMISTRY

 

9 Disqualification and Removal of Council Members
9.1 A Council Member shall cease to hold office if he/she:

(a) ceases to be a Council Member by virtue of any provision in the Act or is disqualified from acting as a trustee by virtue of section 72 Charities Act 1993 (or any statutory re-enactment or modification of that provision);

(b) becomes incapable by reason of mental disorder, illness or injury of managing and administering his/her own affairs;

(c) resigns his/her office by notice to the Society (but only if at least two Council Members will remain in office when the notice of resignation is to take effect);

(d) ceases for any reason to be a Member of the Society;

(e) is declared by the Council to have failed to fulfill, or to be incapable of fulfilling, his/her proper functions as an Officer or Council Member and, after being given an opportunity of being heard in his/her own behalf, is accordingly removed from office and/or membership of the Council by resolution of the Council approved by not less than two-thirds of those voting thereon;

(f) accepts any office of profit within the Society;

(g) has a receiving order made against him/her, or he/she makes any arrangement or composition with his/her creditors; or

(h) is removed from office and/or membership of the Council by resolution of the Society at a General Meeting.

 


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