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ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION OF THE SOCIETY OF BIOLOGICAL INORGANIC CHEMISTRY

 

12 The Presidency and President-Elect
12.1 The President shall be the Chief Executive Officer of the Society and shall exercise supervision and control over the activities and affairs of the Society, subject to the control of the Council. The President may sign and execute, in the name of the Society, any instrument authorised by the Council, except when the signing and execution thereof shall have been expressly delegated by the Council or by the Articles of the Society to some other officer, committee, group, or agent of the Society and subject always to Article 16.5.
12.2 The President shall serve for a term of two years from the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting at which he/she is appointed.
12.3 The President shall preside at General Meeting or Meetings of the Society and at meetings of the Council and shall regulate the order of the proceedings. In the absence of the President, the President-Elect, or another Member of the Council will take the chair. If no Member of the Council is present at a General Meeting of the Society and willing to act, the meeting will elect a Chair.
12.4 Subject to Article 12.5 the President-Elect shall serve a term of two years following from the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting at which his/her election is announced, after which he/she assumes the Presidency of the Society for a further term of two years.
12.5 The President-Elect shall participate fully in the affairs of the Society serving as a member of Council and presiding at meetings in the absence of the President. If the President should retire from office or die, the President-Elect shall succeed forthwith and serve until the conclusion of the next Annual General Meeting and for two years thereafter. Provided always that if such President-Elect was himself/herself appointed to the office of President-Elect under Article 8.17 then he/she shall succeed to the office of President in such circumstances but a vacancy for the office of President shall arise at the next Annual General Meeting and the President who retires at that Annual General Meeting may stand for such office. If the President-Elect should retire from office or die the Council may under Article 8.17 appoint any eligible member to fill this vacancy. The person so appointed shall retire at the conclusion of the next Annual General Meeting and at that Annual General Meeting a vacancy for the office of President-Elect shall arise and the person appointed under Article 8.17 may stand for that vacancy.

 


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