1 2.1 There shall be a Periodic General Meeting of the Society held at least every two years. Other General Meetings may be called by the Committee from time to time. All Meetings shall be held at such times and at such places as are fixed by the Committee.
1 2.2 At least fourteen (14) clear days notice specifying the place, day and hour of meeting and in the case of special business, the general nature of such business shall be given to all members by notice sent by post.
1 2.3 The accidentel omission to give any such notice or the non-receipt of any such notice by any member shall not invalidate any resolution passed at any such Meeting.
1 2.4 Any member desiring to bring forward a motion for consideration at a Meeting must give notice of such motion to the Secretary/Treasurer at least sixty (60) days prior to the date of the Meeting at which such Motion is to be considered and the terms of such motion shall be circulated with the Agenda to all members of the Society.
1 2.5 Ten (10) members present shall be a quorum for a General Meeting and no business shall be transacted at any General Meeting unless the quorum requisite be present at the commencement of business.
1 2.6 The President, or in his or her absence if he or she be unwilling to act, the Vice-President, shall take the chair at every General Meeting or if at any meeting none of those be present within fifteen minutes after the time appointed for holding such Meeting and willing to act, the members personally present shall choose another member of the Committee to take the chair.
1 2.7 Subject to the provisions hereinafter contained relating to postal ballots and to amendment alteration or repeal of this Constitution every question submitted to a Meeting shall be decided in the first instance by a show of hands of the members present and in the case of an equality of votes the Chairman shall have a casting vote in addition to his normal deliberative vote.
1 2.8 At any General Meeting where a direction is made by the Chairman that a resolution has been carried by a majority or lost, an entry to that effect in the Minutes of the Meeting shall, subject to the following sub-Rules, be conclusive evidence of the fact that proof of the number or proportion of the votes were recorded in favour of or against such resolution.
1 2.9 The Committee may prior to any General Meeting being held submit any resolution which is to be considered by such meeting to a postal ballot of members and, if necessary, the meeting shall stand adjourned in relation to such resolution until the Chairman can declare the results of such postal ballot.
1 2.10 If at any meeting immediately after a decision upon a matter by show of hands the Chairman or not fewer than five (5) members present demand a postal ballot of members, the resolution of the meeting upon completion shall cease to be effective and such postal vote shall be conducted and the meeting shall stand adjourned in relation to such resolution until the Chairman can deciare the results of such postal ballot.
12.11 A postal ballot of the members shall be conducted in such a manner as the Committee from time to time determines.
1 2.1 2 The Chairman of the General Meeting may, with the consent of the Meeting, adjourn the same from time to time and place to place but no business shall be transacted at any adjourned Meeting other than business left unfinished in the Meeting from which the adjournment took place.
12.13 Upon a postal vote every member shall have one
12.14 No member shall have the right to vote by proxy or attorney.