Electing The Management Committee
19.1 A member of the Management Committee may only
be elected as follows—
(a) any 2 members of the association may nominate
another member (the candidate) to serve as a member of the Management Committee;
(b) the nomination must be—
(i) in writing; and
(ii) signed by the candidate and the members who
nominated him or her; and
(iii) given to the secretary at least 14 days before
the annual general meeting at which the election is to be held;
(c) each member of the association present and
eligible to vote at the annual general meeting may vote for 1 candidate for each vacant position on the management committee;
(d) if, at the start of the meeting, there are
not enough candidates nominated, nominations may be taken from the floor of the meeting.
19.2 A person may be a candidate only if the person—
(a) is an adult; and
(b) is not ineligible to be elected as a member
(i) Illness and/or incapacitation,
(iii) Mental instability,
(iv) Age, less than 18 years
(v) Child birth and/or with
babies less than 13 years old,
(vi) Any reason the Executive
Director and the Officers of the Management Committee believe would not be beneficial to ACDNAC.
19.3 A list of the candidates names in alphabetical
order, with the names of the members who nominated each candidate, must be posted in a conspicuous place in the office or
in the usual place of the meeting of the association for at least 7 days immediately preceding the Annual General Meeting.
19.4 If required by the Management Committee, balloting
lists must be prepared containing the names of the candidates in alphabetical order.
19.5 The Management Committee must ensure that,
before a candidate is elected as a member of the Management Committee, the candidate is advised—
(a) whether or not the association has public liability
(b) if the association has public liability insurance—the
amount of the insurance.
Resignation, Removal Or Vacation
Of Office Of Management Committee Member
20.1 A member of the Management Committee may resign
from the committee by giving written notice of resignation to the secretary.
20.2 The resignation takes effect at—
(a) the time the notice is received by the secretary;
(b) if a later time is stated in the notice—the
20.3 A member may be removed from office at a General
Meeting of ACDNAC if a majority of the members present and eligible to vote at the meeting vote in favour of removing the
20.4 Before a vote of members is taken about removing
the member from office, the member who is to be removed, must be given a full and fair opportunity to show cause why he or
she should not be removed from office.
20.5 A member has no right of appeal against the
member’s removal from office under this rule.
20.6 The office of a member of the Management Committee
shall be vacated in such circumstances (if any) as may be prescribed by the rules or if the person holding that office ---
(a) dies; or
(b) becomes bankrupt or compounds with creditors
or otherwise takes advantage of the laws in force for the time being related to bankruptcy; or
(c) is ---
(i) convicted of an offense
under the Act.
(ii) convicted of an indictable
offense, or an offense punishable onsummary conviction for the person is sentenced to imprisonment, other in default of payment
of a fine, or
(d) has been convicted on indictment or summarily
and sentenced to imprisonment,other than in default of payment of a fine, and the rehabilitation period in relation to the
conviction has not expired.
(e) becomes addicted to drugs (legally prescribed
or otherwise) that impairs judgment, reasoning, decision-making and/or his or her ability to function in a leadership position