CESSATION OF MEMBERSHIP
8.1 Membership of the Association shall cease:
(a) In the case of an Individual Member –
i) If he at any time, by writing, resigns;
ii) If he dies;
iii) If he becomes of unsound mind;
iv) If he becomes bankrupt;
v) If he is convicted of a criminal offence, implying a defect of character which makes him unfit to be a member;
vi) If he is expelled from the Association; or
vii) If he fails to pay his membership dues as stated in Article 9.2.
(b) In the case of an Organisational Member –
i) If it at any time, by writing, resigns;
ii) If it is wound up or becomes insolvent;
iii) If it is expelled from the Association; or
iv) If it fails to pay its membership dues as stated in Article 9.2.
8.2 A member may be expelled by a majority decision of the Association at a General Meeting on a motion proposed by the Council, notice of which motion shall have been given and the member concerned shall have been given an opportunity to be heard in his defence.