Proposed Changes to the IPAN Constitution – 18 July 2020

Current clause 16 in the IPAN Constitution in the section ‘Associates of IPAN’

  1. Individuals who are committed to the mission and objectives of IPAN, who may or may not be members of an affiliated organisation / group, can become recognised as an IPAN Associate (supporter) by formal application to the Co-ordinating Committee who may formally accept association, and register details of the Associate in the IPAN Association Register.

Proposed new Clause 16 in the IPAN Constitution

  1. Affiliate membership of IPAN is open to those organisations/groups which agree with the mission and objectives of IPAN as detailed in Sections 7 and 8, provided they are not a political party or a branch of a political party. This clause does not affect any organisation that was approved for affiliate status prior to December 2019.

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Current clause 27 in the IPAN Constitution in the section ‘Subscriptions of Affiliates of IPAN’.

  1. If an affiliate’s fees extend three months into arrears, IPAN will initiate discussion in pursuit of an agreement for the affiliate to pay their fee.

Proposed Amended Clause 27 in the IPAN Constitution

  1. Affiliates are considered financial members until their fees are more than six months in arrears.

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