A. The name of the Association is:
B. The objects of the Association are:
C. Any 20% of the ordinary members (being members entitled to vote under these rules at a general meeting) will constitute a quorum for the conduct of business at a general meeting.
D. Any 4 committee members constitute a quorum for the conduct of the business of a committee meeting.
E. The association’s financial year will be the period of 12 months commencing on 1st July and ending on 30th June of each year.
Act means the Associations Incorporation Act 2015;
associate member means a member with the rights referred to in rule 8.4;
Association means the incorporated association to which these rules apply;
books , of the Association, includes the following —
by laws means by-laws made by the Association under rule 65;
chairperson / chair means the Committee member holding office as the chairperson of the Association;
Commissioner means the person for the time being designated as the Commissioner under section 153 of the Act;
committee means the management committee of the Association;
committee meeting means a meeting of the committee;
committee member means a member of the committee;
executive committee means the office bearers of the Association;
financial records includes —
financial report, of a tier 2 association or a tier 3 association, has the meaning given in section 63 of the Act;
financial statements means the financial statements in relation to the Association required under Part 5 Division 3 of the Act;
financial year, of the Association, has the meaning given in rule 3;
general meeting, of the Association, means a meeting of the Association that all members are entitled to receive notice of and to attend;
member means a person who is an ordinary member or an associate member of the Association;
ordinary committee member means a committee member who is not an office holder of the Association under rule 28.1;
officer bearer – refers to the Chairperson, Treasurer, Secretary, Vice Chairperson
ordinary member means a member with the rights referred to in rule 8.3;
register of members means the register of members referred to in section 53 of the Act;
rules means these rules of the Association, as in force for the time being;
secretary means the committee member holding office as the secretary of the Association;
special general meeting (SGM) means a general meeting of the Association other than the annual general meeting;
special resolution means a resolution passed by the members at a general meeting in accordance with section 51 of the Act;
subcommittee means a subcommittee appointed by the committee under rule 49.1.a;
tier 1 association means an incorporated association to which section 64(1) of the Act applies;
tier 2 association means an incorporated association to which section 64(2) of the Act applies;
tier 3 association means an incorporated association to which section 64(3) of the Act applies;
treasurer means the committee member holding office as the treasurer of the Association.
The Purpose of the Association is to encourage and facilitate creative use of technology. The objects of the Association are to:
The association’s financial year will be the period of 12 months commencing on 1st July and ending on the 30th June each year.
The rights of a member are not transferable and end when membership ceases.
the committee may require the member to provide a statutory declaration setting out the purpose for which the copy or extract is required and declaring that the purpose is connected with the affairs of the Association.
In this Part (Pt 4) — member in relation to a member who is expelled from the Association, includes former member.
An initial notice must be provided verbally or in writing by an instigating Management Committee member. A written notice must be delivered to the suspended member and all members of the committee within 3 days and include
An Emergency Temporary Suspension under this section must not exceed 31 days from the date of initial notification.
In this Division —
The procedure set out in this Division (Pt4, Div3) (the grievance procedure) applies to disputes —
The parties to a dispute must attempt to resolve the dispute between themselves within 14 days after the dispute has come to the attention of each party.
The Secretary has the following duties —
The treasurer has the following duties —
recorded means recorded in the register of members.