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 ==== Honorary membership of the society ==== ==== Honorary membership of the society ====
   - Shall be elected by the society committee. Honorary members can be nominated by any society member. Honorary members will be approved at the AGM, where any objections can be made.   - Shall be elected by the society committee. Honorary members can be nominated by any society member. Honorary members will be approved at the AGM, where any objections can be made.
 +  - Can be revoked by the SA in circumstances where behaviour has been deemed inappropriate. Can be appealed by normal SA appeal process.
 +  - Honorary membership have the same rights as associate membership.
 +  - Up to 5 people made honorary members per year.
  
 ==== Termination of membership of the society ==== ==== Termination of membership of the society ====
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   - To work with the other members of the committee to achieve the aims of the Society for the benefit of the Societies’ membership   - To work with the other members of the committee to achieve the aims of the Society for the benefit of the Societies’ membership
   - One Committee member is expected to attend each SRC, EGMs and AGMs of the Association.   - One Committee member is expected to attend each SRC, EGMs and AGMs of the Association.
-  - All members and Officers should endeavour to uphold the aims and values stated in the +  - All members and Officers should endeavour to uphold the aims and values stated in the constitution. ​
   - The committee must maintain an accessible archive of the content produced during each year.   - The committee must maintain an accessible archive of the content produced during each year.
 +  - Maintain a count of the number of members attending each meeting between Oct 1 and April 1, to be signed off by any two committee members.
  
 === Role of the President === === Role of the President ===
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     - at all EGMs and AGMs     - at all EGMs and AGMs
     - to the Executive Committee     - to the Executive Committee
-  - Maintain a count of the number of members attending each meeting between Oct 1 and Feb 1, to be signed off by another committee member. 
  
 === Role of the Treasurer === === Role of the Treasurer ===
-  - Account for and manage the Society’s budget, held by Abertay’s Students Association.+  - Account for and manage the Society’s budget, held by Abertay Students' ​Association.
   - Handle payments between the Society and its members. This mainly includes:   - Handle payments between the Society and its members. This mainly includes:
     - Membership fees     - Membership fees
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   - The business of the AGM shall include the election of the Society office bearers and the presentation of the annual financial accounts of the Society. ​   - The business of the AGM shall include the election of the Society office bearers and the presentation of the annual financial accounts of the Society. ​
   - Each AGM will be minuted and a copy of these minutes shall be submitted to Abertay SA.   - Each AGM will be minuted and a copy of these minutes shall be submitted to Abertay SA.
-  - Quorum shall be 67% of the active members, to be determined by the Secretary ​by averaging the attendance of meetings between Oct 1 and Feb 1.+  - Quorum shall be 67% of the active members. The number of active members shall be determined by the committee ​by averaging the attendance of meetings between Oct 1 and April 1.
  
 ==== Extraordinary General Meeting ==== ==== Extraordinary General Meeting ====
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   -  The President, Vice President, Secretary or Treasurer’s signatures shall be required to authorise financial transactions.   -  The President, Vice President, Secretary or Treasurer’s signatures shall be required to authorise financial transactions.
   -  In the event of the Society ceasing to exist, all remaining funds shall be donated 50%/50% to the [[https://​archive.org/​|Internet Archive]] and the [[https://​www.openrightsgroup.org/​|Open Rights Group]]. If one of the two charities ceases to exist, 100% of the funds will go to the remaining charity.   -  In the event of the Society ceasing to exist, all remaining funds shall be donated 50%/50% to the [[https://​archive.org/​|Internet Archive]] and the [[https://​www.openrightsgroup.org/​|Open Rights Group]]. If one of the two charities ceases to exist, 100% of the funds will go to the remaining charity.
 +  -  In the event that both charities cease to exist the SAs finance officer will approach the current committee to solicit the name of a charity to donate the remaining funds to.
   -  In the event of suspected financial malpractice,​ Abertay SA has the right to investigate and act accordingly through discipline procedures. ​   -  In the event of suspected financial malpractice,​ Abertay SA has the right to investigate and act accordingly through discipline procedures. ​
  
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