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Club : Accounting Society
DATE: 21 Oct 2019
TIME: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location : ABS Seminar Room 2060

AGENDA OF GENERAL MEETING OF The Accounting and Auditing Society
TO BE HELD ON 21/10/2019 6pm – 9pm AT ABS Seminar Room 2060

1. OPENING AND WELCOME

2. APOLOGIES AND LEAVES OF ABSENCE

3. MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING & BUSINESS ARISING FROM THE MINUTES

4. RE-ELECTION OF THE TWO MARKETING AND EVENTS DIRECTORS

The marketing and events directors are being re-elected due to the rejection of the election conducted at the last AGM.

5. CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS

Clause # Current Clause New Proposed Clause
Part 1 The name of the Society hereby constituted is
The Accounting and Auditing Society” which shall be abbreviated as AAASOC
        (hereinafter referred to as ‘the Society’)
 
The name of the Society hereby constituted is
The Accounting Society” which shall be abbreviated as ASOC
        (hereinafter referred to as ‘the Society’)
 
Part 2  In this Constitution, except where a contrary intention appears:
 
“Clear days” shall mean calendar days that fall within first or second semester;
 
“International Student”
mean those members who do
not hold either an Australian
or New Zealand Passport.
 
In this Constitution, except where a contrary intention appears:
 
“Clear days” shall mean calendar days that fall within first or second semester;
 
“International Student”
mean those members who do
not hold either an Australian
or New Zealand Passport.
 
“Vote of Confidence” shall mean a majority vote.
3.1 Our mission:
“To become Sydney University’s most relevant and rewarding society for students and graduates in accounting and auditing related field.”
Our mission:
“To become Sydney University’s most relevant and rewarding society for students and graduates in accounting and related fields”
 
3.2 In pursuit of these aims, the Society shall undertake, amongst other things, the following activities:
 
In pursuit of these aims, the Society shall undertake, relevant activities such as:
4.1 The classes of annual membership shall be:
        i)        Ordinary Membership
All members of the University of Sydney Union, who hold a current Access Card shall be eligible for Ordinary Membership of the Society.  Any Ordinary Member shall hold one vote at all meetings and elections of the Society at which they are present.
        ii)        Associate Membership
All holders of a current Access Card of The University of Sydney Union other than those who qualify for Ordinary Membership shall be eligible for Associate Membership of the Society. Associate Members are not eligible to hold Executive positions, vote in elections or vote at meetings of the Society.
The classes of annual membership shall be:
        i)        Ordinary Membership
All members of the University of Sydney Union, who hold a current Access Membership shall be eligible for Ordinary Membership of the Society.  Any Ordinary Member shall hold one vote at all meetings and elections of the Society at which they are present.
        ii)        Associate Membership
All holders of a current Access Membership of The University of Sydney Union other than those who qualify for Ordinary Membership shall be eligible for Associate Membership of the Society. Associate Members are not eligible to hold Executive positions, vote in elections or vote at meetings of the Society.
4.3 The subscription fees for membership shall be:
i)        Ordinary Membership         $0.00
ii)        Associate Membership        $1.00
 
The subscription fees for membership shall be:
i)        Ordinary Membership         $0.00
ii)        Associate Membership        $0.00
 
6.2(vii) Organise academic workshops for first year students under 3.3.3(i), in conjunction with members who attained a mark of 80 in the relevant subjects. Organise academic workshops for first year students under 3.3.3(i), in conjunction with members who attained a mark of 80 in the relevant subjects, if it is deemed to be relevant and provide value to members or the Society.
Part 10 (formerly part 10) – new clause 10.10 N/A In the case that a candidate for an Executive position runs uncontested, they will be elected by default, subject to a vote of confidence in their favour, by the Ordinary Members and Honorary Members present at the election.


6. GENERAL BUSINESS

7. DATE OF THE NEXT MEETING

8. CLOSE OF MEETING