Every organisation who is carrying on Logistics or Logistics related business and/or is involved in Logistics related activities may apply to be an Associate Member of the Association.
Every Member shall be required to satisfy the criteria for its respective category of Membership at all times during the period of Membership.
Every Member shall be bound to observe the Constitution and all by-laws of the Association made pursuant to the powers contained herein, including without limitation payment of all monies due to the Association. Every Member shall also be bound to adhere to all resolutions passed at General Meetings and abide by all decisions of the Council made pursuant to the powers given to it under the Constitution.
The term of office of the Council is for a period of two (2) years until the Annual General Meeting at which an election of Council Members takes place and a new Council is elected. The term of the office of each elected and co-opted Council Member shall automatically expire with the election of a new Council unless earlier terminated in accordance with Article 13.5
The Chairman shall chair all meetings of the Association. He shall also represent the Association in its dealings with persons and organisations outside of the Association.
The First Deputy Chairman and Second Deputy Chairman shall assist the Chairman in his duties, and, in the Chairman's absence, be deputised to perform his duties.
The Honorary Secretary shall be responsible for convening all Council Meetings and General Meetings and keeping minutes of such meetings. He shall also keep all records (other than financial records) of the Association and be responsible for their accuracy.
Secretary The Deputy Honorary Secretary shall assist the Honorary Secretary in his duties, and, in the Honorary Secretary's absence, be deputised to perform his duties
The Honorary Treasurer shall keep all funds and collect and disburse monies on behalf of the Association. He shall also keep an account of all money transactions and other financial records and be responsible for their accuracy. He shall be authorised to maintain a cash float of such amount as the Council may from time to time determine for petty expenses.
Cheques etc., for withdrawal from the bank shall be signed by the Honorary Treasurer or in his absence the Deputy Honorary Treasurer and countersigned by any one of the following Council Members:
The Deputy Honorary Treasurer shall assist the Honorary Treasurer in his duties, and, in the Honorary Treasurer's absence, be deputised to perform his duties
entitled to vote at a General Meeting are present by their Representatives or proxies appointed in accordance with Article 10.2, whichever is less
If the quorum for a General Meeting is not met, the General Meeting shall be adjourned for thirty (30) minutes. After the adjournment, should the number of Ordinary Members then present still be less than Article 18.6(a) or (b) above, the Ordinary Members then present at the General Meeting after the adjournment shall be deemed to constitute a quorum for all purposes other than for the purpose of amending the Constitution.