Membership Withdrawal & Termination
Members wishing to terminate membership may do so provided that written notice is given to the Executive Committee.
The Executive Committee has the right to terminate membership under the following circumstances:
- If a Member does not fulfill the requirements as described in Clause 7;
- If an Agency Member does not fulfill the obligations as described in Clause 12;
- If an Agency Member does not fulfill the eligibility criteria as described in Clause 15;
- If in the opinion of the Executive Committee, the conduct or behaviour of a Member is prejudicial to the reputation of the Council.
The Executive Committee shall review the membership status of all Agency Members every three years. Suspension and termination of membership shall be at the discretion of the Executive Committee.
There shall be established and constituted an independent Appeal Board (“Appeal Board”) to handle appeals and to make final decision related to membership. The Appeal Board shall consist of five members, at least three of them shall be representatives from non-governmental welfare agencies and the members of the Appeal Board shall be appointed by the Executive Committee. The Executive Committee shall also appoint one of the members of the Appeal Board to be the chairperson of the Appeal Board.