3.2 Become affiliated with the Union.
3.3 Subscribe to, become a member of, amalgamate and/or co-operate with any other organisation(s) whose objects are altogether or in part similar to those of the Society.
3.4 To develop useful, new and non-commercial computer programs to be exported to other installations for non-profit purposes.
4.2 Conditions of Membership.
4.2.2 Application for membership shall be made in writing, signed by the applicant; or via electronic mailing facilities, and shall contain such information as the Executive Committee may from time to time prescribe.
4.2.3 As soon as practicable after receipt of an application form membership it shall be considered by the Executive Committee who shall determine upon the admission or rejection of the applicant. The Executive Committee will be required to give reason upon rejection of an application.
4.2.4 All members may attend all general meetings of the society. Voting rights extend to all members.
4.3.2 Any member whose actions either bring discredit on the Society, who has persistently refused to comply with the rules and regulations of the Society, or who has acted in a manner prejudicial to the interests of the Society may, at the discretion of the Executive Committee after an affirmative vote of sixty-six percent or more of a fully attended Executive Committee meeting be asked to appear before the Executive Committee to show cause why they should not be expelled from the Society. Should the subject member not respond to the summons, the Executive Committee may decide the matter "in absentia". Should the subject member be a member also of the Executive Committee, their place on the Executive Committee shall be taken at the direction of the President or Vice-President, by another member of the Society, not already a member of the Executive Committee, elected by the remaining members of the Executive Committee for the duration of that discussion of this rule. The Subject member shall have the right of appeal against the action of the Executive Committee. Such an appeal must be lodged with the President or the Secretary by the subject member within fourteen days of his notification of the Executive Committee's decision. The appeal will be considered at a Special General Meeting. Notice on the Union Notice Board at Broadway will be shown as "to discuss rule 4.3.2". Persons expelled from the Society under this rule will be given the option of resigning. No person who has been expelled from the Society under this rule (whether by expulsion or opted resignation) shall be re-admitted to membership except by consent of a majority of attending members at a General Meeting.
5.1.2 Manage the affairs of the Society in accordance with this constitution and subject to the decisions of a General Meeting.
5.1.3 Be elected to office for a period of one year at the Annual General Meeting.
5.3 No renumeration or other benefit in money or money's worth shall be paid to any member of the Executive Committee except for re-payment of out-of-pocket expenses.
5.4 Eligibility for Election.
5.5.2 Vice-President. The Vice-President shall assist the President and act as President in their absence.
5.5.3 Secretary. The Secretary shall keep a record of all business transacted at all meetings, conduct all correspondence, carry out the directions of the Executive Committee and keep a register all members.
5.5.4 Treasurer. The Treasurer shall receive all monies of the Society and deposit them in the Society's bank account, pay accounts as directed by the Executive Committee, keep such records of receipts and payments as may be directed by the Executive Committee, and present a statement of accounts to each regular meeting of the Executive Committee. They shall present the annual statement of accounts and balance sheet for the preceding financial year to the auditor each year at least two weeks before the Annual General Meeting and shall present the audited statements and balance sheet at the Annual General Meeting. Should the Treasurer be absent or ill, or neglect or refuse to do anything to be done by them under these rules, the Executive Committee may appoint any member of the Executive Committee to act in their stead.
5.5.5 Computer Systems Officer. The Society Computer Systems Officer will co-ordinate administration of all of the computer related resources available for use by the Society.
6.2 The President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer of the Society for the time being shall be "ex officio" Trustees of the Society and the property of the Society shall be deemed to be vested in them in trust for the members of the Society, and they shall deal with the property of the Society as directed from time to time by the Executive Committee. Any action, suit or other proceeding may be taken or brought on behalf of the Society by and in the name of the Trustees. The Trustees, or any two of them, are hereby empowered to sign, seal and otherwise execute and complete all debentures, securities, leases and other documents required to be executed, to effectuate any dealings with the Society's property or any transaction in connection with the Society's affairs which have been authorised by the Executive Committee.
6.3 The Trustees shall open and maintain a bank account in the name of and on behalf of the Society.
6.4 Monies shall not be drawn except by cheque or orders signed by two trustees or by the Secretary for the time being of the Union who may act as sole signatory on all accounts.
6.5 The Auditor shall be appointed by the Executive Committee.
6.6 The Auditor will conduct an audit of the Society's accounts and balance sheet for the financial year preceding the Annual General Meeting, and furnish a report thereon, as an addendum to the Treasurer's report to the Annual General Meeting.
7.2 Annual General Meetings
7.2.2 The quorum at Annual General Meeting shall be fifty percent (50%) of members entitled to vote or twenty (20) members entitled to vote whichever is lesser.
7.3.2 The quorum at an Ordinary General Meeting shall be thirty-three percent (33%) of members entitled to vote or fourteen (14) members entitled to vote, whichever is lesser.
7.4.2 The Committee may convene a Special General Meeting when it considers fit.
7.4.3 The quorum at a Special General Meeting shall be seven (7) members entitled to vote.
7.5.2 Notice of all Special General Meetings shall be given to all financial members of the Society at least seven (7) days before the date of such meeting.
8.2 Notice of motions concerning any such amendments shall be lodged with the Secretary at least twenty-one (21) days prior to the date of such meeting and at least seven (7) days notice shall be given of such proposed amendments to every member and a copy of the notice shall be exhibited on the union notice board at Broadway for a similar period.
8.3 Details of any amendment that has been duly approved by the members shall be given to the Secretary of the Union within seven (7) days of such amendment being adopted.
9.2 Disposal of Assets.
9.2.2 Copyrights. All computer hardware and computer software (including hardware and/or software enhancements) held under copyright by the Trustees in the name of the Society shall revert in copyright ownership to the original designer/author for use by that person as they deem fit.