Articles of Association extract

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Extract of article 3 and 4 which explain who membership is open to:

 

 

3 Membership of the Association shall be open to any individual who is:

(1) a lawyer, legal worker, teacher or student of law, apprentice lawyer, or

other person who, in the opinion of the Executive Committee, is

substantially engaged or interested in the law; and

(2) in general sympathy with the objects of the Association, but membership

shall not be granted to any individual undertaking advisory or

representation work unless:

(a) the individual is a member of a recognised professional body

exercising a disciplinary function in respect of professional

misconduct by the individual; or

(b) the individual is an employee of an organisation which is subject

to professional discipline as described in (a) above; or

(c) the individual is an employee of an organisation which is a

charitable or non-profit making organisation with a constitution

whose terms are consistent with the objectives of the

Association’s constitution; or

(d) the individual is an employee of an organisation which is in

receipt of funds as provided for in section 23 of the Immigration

Act 1971 or any statutory re-enactment thereof

(3) named as an adviser on a registration certificate issued by the Office of

the Immigration Services Commissioner or has been notified to and

accepted by the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner as a

competent adviser by an organisation with a certificate of exemption

issued by the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner and is in

general sympathy with the objects of the Association.

 

 

4 Membership of the Association shall be open to any organisation which is:

 (1) in the opinion of the Executive Committee substantially engaged or

interested in the law; and

(2) in general sympathy with the objects of the Association, but membership

shall not be granted to any such organisation undertaking advisory or

representation work unless:

(a) the organisation is a member of a recognised professional body

exercising a disciplinary function in respect of professional

misconduct by the organisation; or

(b) the organisation is a charitable or non-profit making organisation

with a constitution whose terms are consistent with the

objectives of the Association’s constitution; or

(c) the organisation is in receipt of funds as provided for in section

23 of the Immigration Act 1971 or any statutory re-enactment

thereof.

(3) holds a registration certificate or certificate of exemption issued by the

Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner and is in general

sympathy with the objects of the Association.

 

 

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