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Rules & Regulations
For the interpretation of these presents, the following words and expressions shall have the meaning hereinafter stated unless it shall be inconsistent with the object of the context.
(a) These presents mean and include the Rules and Regulations of the Society as may be in force from time to time.
(b) Society means the Indian Nuclear Society.
(c) Office means the Registered Office of the Society.
(d) Committee means the Executive Committee.
(e) Month means the Gregorian Month.
(f) Year means the Gregorian Calendar Year.
(g) Annual subscription means subscription for one calendar year.
(h) A world imparting only the singular number may also include plural and vice-versa.
(i) A word imparting only the masculine gender may also include feminine gender and vice-versa.
Membership of the Society shall be open to individuals without distinction of sex, race etc. and to recognized bodies who subscribe to the aims and objectives of the Society. There is no limit on the number of members. The members with Indian Nationality only shall have the right to vote and to be the members of the Committee. There shall e six classes of members of the Society as given in the Article 4.1 of the constitution.
The education qualifications and other requirements for admission as members in different classes are given in Articles 4.2 to 4.8 of the constitution.
3. PROCEDURES FOR ADMISSION TO THE DIFFERENT CLASSES OF MEMBERS
2. Life member
3. Associate member
4. Corporate Member
Applications for the above categories of membership are received by the Committee. These applications shall be scrutinized by an adhoc committee constituted by the Committee. The recommendations of the adhoc committee shall be sent for approval of the committee. After such an approval, the person or institution admitted as member will be intimated by the Secretary. Emeritus Member, Patron, Affiliate Society.
Admission of the above classes of members shall be done as per the procedures stipulated in Articles 4.2 to 4.8 of the constitution.
4. ADMISSION FEES AND MEMBERSHIP FEES
For all members except Emeritus Member and Patron, admission fee shall be Rs.25/. There shall be no admission fee for Emeritus Member, Patron and Corporate Member. The admission fee for foreign nationals shall be US $ 25/-.
|For Indian nationals (Rs.)||For Foreign nationals (US $)|
|(a)||Associate Member per year||50/-||25|
|(b)||Member per year||100/-||35|
There shall be no membership fee for Emeritus Member and Patron.
Current fees of Memberships with effect from January 01, 2005:
(Only for Indians of Indian Nationality and holders of Indian Passport. For others, please send your enquiries to the Treasurer at firstname.lastname@example.org.)
Rs.100 as Admission Fee for all categories of membership
Life Membership – Rs.1,000+100 = 1,100
Annual Membership – Rs.100+100 = 200 (renewal every year Rs.100) – Valid till next March.
Annual Associate Membership – Rs.50+100 = 150 (renewal every year Rs.50) – Valid till next March.
Cheque/DD is to be drawn in favour of INDIAN NUCLEAR SOCIETY and should be payable at Mumbai.
For outstation cheques, please add Rs.150 as bank charges. The receipt will be issued only after the clearance of the cheque.
- One passport size photograph is to be affixed at the top right corner of the application form.
- Attach photocopy of the certificate indicating the date of birth.
- Attach photocopy of the first degree certificate
The transfer fee from one category to another category shall be as follows:
|For Indian nationals (Rs.)||For Foreign nationals (US $)|
|(a)||Associate Member to Member||25/-||25/-|
|(b)||Member to Life Member||300/-||300/-|
These fees may be revised by the General Body on the recommendations of the Committee.
5. DUTIES, RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES
All members are expected to work and contribute to achieving the objective of the Society. Emeritus members and Patrons will be exempted from the Registration Fee for Seminars, Symposia, etc. held under the auspices of the Society. For other categories of members Executive Committee will decide about the concession to be given for Registration fees. The Affiliate Societies and Corporate Members will be able to nominate up to three delegates without Registration Fee.
In addition to the procedures described in Articles 5.1 to 5.6 of the constitution, the following shall apply:
Any member of the Committee absenting for three consecutive meetings without prior intimation shall cease to be a Member of the Committee.
Any vacancy occurring/existing in the Committee between the elections for any reason whatsoever shall be filled by co-option by the Committee within two months of such occurrence.
7. FUNCTIONS AND POWERS OF THE COMMITTEE
The functions and powers of the Committee shall be with these presents:
(a) to frame, construct, adopt, prepare, regulate and sanction rules, regulations laws and Bye-laws where by the Society may think fit to guide itself or whereto the Society should conform or have recourse in carrying out its objectives or otherwise and from time to time vary, alter or confirm one or other of such rules, regulations, laws and Bye-laws.
(b) to enroll members
(c) to incur expenditure for conducting the business of the Society.
(d) to appoint Sub-Committee; etc. of the Society for various activities.
(e) to acquire, sell, mortgage, change or otherwise dispose of or deal with all or any property of the Society for promoting the aims and objectives of the Society.
(f) to prepare annual statement of accounts and annual report on the working of the Society.
(g) to take cognizance of any matter which may be brought to its notice, affecting the Society or the conduct of any Member.
(h) to interpret these presents subjects to the provisions of the Societies Registration Act of 1860.
(i) to appoint staff on salary or on contract.
(j) Generally to do such other things as are conducive to the achievements of aims and objectives of the Society.
(k) to secure subscriptions, grants, funds, and endorsements and administer the same for the furtherance of the aims and objectives mentioned above.
(l) to cooperate with the existing Academies, Societies and Institutes having similar objectives for the furtherance of Nuclear Science and Technology and their Applications and with such other associations when founded.
(m) to affiliate itself to suitable International Bodies for the promotion of common objectives and to provide adequate representation to this country in International Fora.
8. ELECTIONS AND NOMINATIONS
The procedure to fill the elective posts of the Society shall be as follows:
(a) The Executive Committee shall appoint an Election sub-committee consisting of a Returning Officer and two non-contesting members to conduct the elections.
(b) Election sub-committee must announce to all classes of Members eligible for voting regarding the election, indicating the last dates for receiving nominations, withdrawal of nominations, if any, election date and the announcement of the results.
(c) Nominations may be made to the Election Sub-Committee over the signature of at least two qualified voters.
(d) Election Sub-Committee, after scrutinizing the eligibility of the nominees, should mail to all eligible voters, ballots listing names of all candidates for the elective offices with appropriate instructions.
(e) The Sub-Committee shall, after the receipt of the ballots, have them checked and counted and make the results available to the Members at the next Annual General Meeting. Election shall be by simple majority. In case of a tie, the issue shall be settled by voting at the Annual General Meeting. Newly elected Executive Committee shall take charge at the end of the Annual General Meeting.
Any Indian member shall be eligible to contest elections for the Executive Committee of the Society except for the first elected Committee, provided:
(a) he is not in arrears of payment of subscription;
(b) he has been a Member of the Society for a minimum period of two years.
9.1 The procedure to form a branch shall be as follows:
(a) Members in the geographical region, city or town proposed to be covered by the branch shall convene a meeting and adopt a resolution proposing the formation of the branch. Such a resolution shall be signed by at least 20 members having the right to vote.
(b) The meeting shall elect an adhoc Branch Committee consisting of a Chairman, a Secretary, a Treasurer and four other committee members.
(c) The adhoc Branch Committee shall petition for the formation of the Branch to the Committee.
(d) The Committee shall consider all the aspects essential to the welfare of the Society in evaluating the petition and may accord sanction for the establishment of the Branch. The formation of the Branch shall, however, be subject to approval of the General Body at its next meeting.
(e) Thereupon, the adhoc Branch Committee shall be replaced by a Branch Committee, duly elected by the General Body of the branch in a Branch General Body meeting.
(f) The Committee shall give formal recognition to each branch in the form of a standard charter which shall contain the branch’s name, headquarters, location, geographical limits and the date on which the charter was granted, and shall bear the signature of the Society. The charter, inter-alia shall ensure that a local branch functions as per the rules and regulations of the Society, and that all members of Society normally residing in or employed within the geographical limits of the branch are members of the local branch concerned.
9.2 Each Branch shall be managed by a Branch Committee consisting of three office bearers and four other Committee Members all elected by the Branch General Body. The office bearers of the Branch shall be a Chairman, a Secretary and a Treasurer. Only eligible members of the Society falling within the geographical limits of the Branch shall be elected to the Branch Committee.
9.3 The clauses applicable to the Committee are also applicable to the Branch Committee with the replacement of the words “Committee”, “Society” and “General Body” by the words “Branch Committee”, “Branch” and “Branch General Body” respectively. The meeting of the Branch Committee Members shall choose a person from themselves to chair the meeting.
9.4 The Secretary of each branch shall forward to the Secretary of the Society periodic reports on the activities of the Branch.
9.5 The audited statement of accounts of the Branch shall be submitted to the Society at the end of every financial year of the Society.
9.6 The Branch shall deposit in the General Fund of the Society the Annual Membership subscription collected from members covered by the Branch and shall draw, when needed, the amount so deposited with the concurrence of the Committee.
9.7 The Branch Committee shall deposits in the Trust Fund of the Society (a) the admission fee of all members, (b) the lump sum subscriptions paid by members on a non-recurring basis, (c) any donations, grants etc. expect those made for specific activities of the Branch.
9.8 The Board of Trustees or the Committee, as the case may be, may allocate funds out of the Trust Fund or the General Fund of the Society to support any specific activities of a Branch.
9.9 Fifty percent of any amount in excess of Rs. 10,000/- in the General Fund of the Branch at the end of the financial year shall be transferred to the Trust Fund of the Society.
9.10 The Branches may raise funds for specific purposes after informing the Committee and ensuring that there is no objection from the Committee.
9.11 The Clauses under Article (6) of the constitution governing the accounts of the Society are also applicable to the accounts of the branch with the replacement of the words “Society” and “General Body” by “Branch” and “Branch General Body”, respectively.
9.12 The Clauses under Article (7) of the General Body of the Society are also applicable to the branch with the works “Society”, “President” and “General Body” replaced by “Branch”, “Chairman” and “Branch General Body”, respectively.
9.13 The Committee may suspend and/or initiate action for closing a Branch after careful consideration and examination of the situation, if
(a) The Branch Committee or the said Branch adopts a resolution for closure of the Branch and communications to the Committee, or
(b) The Branch fails to maintain at least 20 members with voting right, or
(c) The Committee considers any activity of the branch detrimental to the interest of the Society.
In such an event the Committee shall give the Branch at least three months notice and shall consider any explanation the Branch might have been asked to tender.
However, the final closure of the Branch shall be got approved by the General Body of the Society.
10. FINAL CLAUSE
These rules supplement the constitution and in case of any conflict, the constitution shall prevail.