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Head Office, Branches and Districts...
Election of Council...
Meetings of the Council...
Representatives to and from other Organizations
Meetings of the Association...
Executive Director, Acting Registrar...
Finances of the Association...
Life and Honorary Members...
Scholarships and Benefit Programs...
Register of Members...
Seals, Stamps and Certificates...
Assessment of Costs for Hearings and Appeals...
PART 14 - GENERAL
37(1) The Council
may direct that a mail vote be conducted on any matter related
(2) Announcement of a mail
vote giving full details of the matter to be voted upon must be
made to all professional members at least 21 days in advance of
the vote being taken and if objections to a mail vote are received
by the Registrar in writing at least 3 days before the announced
date of the vote from at least 30 professional members of the
Association the matter shall be held over to a meeting of the
(3) A vote by mail shall be
declared valid if at least 10 percent of the professional members
respond and the matter shall be declared carried or defeated on
the basis of a simple majority of the votes returned.
(4) The results of a mail vote
shall be considered by the Council at its next regular meeting.
Proposed amendments to by-laws shall be submitted to a properly
convened meeting of the Association and shall not be effective
unless approved by a majority of the professional members present
and voting at the meeting, or shall be submitted to the professional
members for a mail vote in accordance with section 37.
(2) If the proposed
amendments are to be voted on at a meeting of the Association,
full details of the proposed amendments shall be disclosed to
all professional members at least 14 days in advance of the meeting.
||39 When any
act or thing under the provisions of these by-laws directed to be
done within a limited time is not so done, or is not properly or
effectually done, then anything actually done prior to such omission
or improper or ineffectual act shall not be thereby vitiated, but
shall remain in full effect and the Council, either prior or subsequent
to such act not properly or effectually done or omitted, may extend
the time for completing or perfecting such act or thing, which when
completed or perfected, shall have the same effect as if done strictly
in accordance with the provisions of these by-laws.