In these Articles:
"the Act" means the Companies Act 1985 including any statutory modification or re-enactment thereof for the time being in force;
"the Articles" means these Articles of Association of the Society;
"clear days" in relation to the period of a notice means the period excluding the day when the notice is given or deemed to be given and the day for which it is given or on which it is to take effect;
"Council" means the Council Members as a board;
"Council Members" means the directors/trustees of the Society;
"executed" includes any mode of execution;
"the Memorandum" means the Memorandum of Association of the Society; "the office" means the registered office of the Society;
"the seal" means the common seal of the Society (if it has one);
"Secretary" means the Secretary of the Society or any other person appointed to perform the duties of the secretary of the Society, including a joint, assistant or deputy secretary;
"the Society" means the company intended to be regulated by these Articles; "the United Kingdom" means Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Subject as aforesaid, words or expressions contained in these Articles shall, unless the context requires otherwise, bear the same meaning as in the Act.