Individuals belonging to corporate members of the EMS or to societies having a reciprocity agreement with EMS may apply through their organizations for individual membership of the EMS.
Individuals not belonging to corporate members of the EMS or to societies with a reciprocity agreement with EMS may apply directly for membership of the EMS.
Newly elected members shall be informed of their election and receive the relevant documents.
No election of members shall be effective until the relevant fees have been paid.
Expulsion of a member shall be by a decision of the Council. The Executive Committee shall present to the Council a full report on the reasons for the proposed expulsion before the matter is considered by the Council. Individual members who have not paid their fees have resigned their membership.
All matters of doubt or difficulty relating to membership shall be decided by the Council.
Delegates representing a full member are elected by the full member.
Delegates representing associate members shall be elected by a ballot organized by the Executive Committee from a list of candidates who have been nominated and seconded, and have agreed to serve.
Delegates representing institutional members shall be elected by a ballot organized by the Executive Committee from a list of candidates who have been nominated and seconded, and have agreed to serve.
Delegates representing individual members shall be elected by a ballot organized by the Executive Committee from a list of candidates who have been nominated and seconded, and have agreed to serve.
If a delegate of a full member resigns or is not able to attend a Council meeting, then the full member may elect a deputy delegate to replace him.
If a delegate representing associate, institutional or individual members resigns or is not able to attend a Council meeting, then the Executive Committee shall where possible nominate a deputy delegate from the runners-up in the preceding election.
The President shall act as Chairman of the Council.
Every second year the terms of at least two members should expire. The President may be elected two years prior to his/her term in the office. The President Elect and Past President may be co-opted by the Executive Committee to the Executive Committee as non-voting members.
Decisions of the Executive Committee shall be by simple majority of votes cast. The President shall have a casting vote.
The Executive Committee shall meet at least once a year. Extraordinary meeting shall be held if requested by at least four members of the Executive Committee.
The Secretary shall be responsible for setting up appropriate administrative arrangements for transacting the business of the Society.
The Executive Committee shall establish a group under the chairmanship of a member of the Executive Committee which shall develop connections between the EMS and the European Community. This group shall be in power to conduct negotiations with appropriate organs of the European Community.
Full members in classes 1, 2, 3 (Art. 5.4) shall pay x, 3x and 5x respectively in annual dues.
Associate members shall pay an annual fee of x.
Academic institutional members shall pay an annual fee of x. Other institutional members shall pay an annual fee of 3x.
The annual dues for individual members (Art. 3.3) shall be expressed in terms of a unit fee y, fixed by Council for any one year.
Individual members belonging to a corporate member of the EMS shall pay the annual fee y. Individual members belonging to a society having a reciprocity agreement with the EMS shall pay an annual fee 2y.
Individual members not covered by Rule 27 shall pay an annual fee 4y.
The Executive Committee may at its discretion waive or reduce the fees of any member.
The Statutes shall be in force from the moment of their approval by the foundation meeting.
All societies which have taken part in the discussions of the European Mathematical Council leading to the foundation of the Society shall, without further formalities, be deemed to be full members.
As soon as the Society is created the foundation meeting becomes the Council of the Society and it shall elect the first Executive Committee directly.
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