TITLES AND OBJECTS
1. The Society shall be called the
North of England Dermatological Society. Its objects shall be the advancement
of knowledge of diseases of the skin.
2. It shall consist of Ordinary
and Honorary Members. Membership shall be open to those who are predominantly
engaged in practice of Dermatology and those who have made significant
contribution to Dermatology.
3. The business of the Society shall
be conducted by a Council consisting of a President, two Vice-Presidents, an
Editor, a Secretary and not more than five ordinary members. The immediate Past
President shall be an ex-officio member of the Council.
DUTIES OF SECRETARY
Secretary shall summon all meetings and keep minutes of what passes. He shall
receive subscriptions, pay all bills and present accounts yearly to the Council
and to the Annual General Meeting. He shall send not less than one week before
the Annual General Meeting to each member of the Society, a list of candidates
for the various offices, and agenda papers as may be necessary.
DUTIES OF COUNCIL
5. The Council shall be responsible
for the arrangement of Meetings, and for all other business of the Society and
shall meet at such time as may be convenient. Three shall form a quorum.
6. (i) The Annual General
Meeting shall be held in May.
(ii) Clinical Meetings shall ordinarily be held on the second Tuesday in
March, April, May, June and October at 3.30pm but may be held at other
times as may be convenient.
ELECTION OF MEMBERS
members shall be selected by the Council. Any member may, by letter to the
Secretary, submit the name of a candidate, together with a note on the ground
which he makes the recommendation. The Secretary shall submit the proposal to
the Council, who shall decide whether to confer membership.
subscription of each ordinary member shall be five pounds. Subscriptions shall
be payable in January each year. A member who is more than two years in arrears
and has been duly notified thereof shall cease to be a member of the Society.
ALTERATIONS OF RULES
of any proposal to amend or alter the existing rules, or to pass a new rule must
be sent to the Secretary not later than one month before the next ensuing Annual
General Meeting, and must appear on the agenda of the said meeting in the form
of a motion.