Article 5 of MAHSRA’s 2008 constitution and the modifications of 2012 bearing on the rights and obligations of becoming and staying as a member of MAHSRA stipulates that:
Any member duly registered in the updated register of members shall have the rights to:-
- Attend General Meetings, participate in decisions taken at such meetings;
- Use the services and facilities of the Organization in strict conformity with the objectives of MAHSRA;
- Withdraw from the Organization at the end of the period of his/her commitment, thereto,
- To defend his/her self in the event of a suspension or an expulsion;
- Vote and be voted in a democratic manner into bodies/committees of the Association subject to the provisions of Chapter 1 Section (1) of Law Nº 90/053 of 19/12/1990, voting shall be by one member, one vote and by proxy;
- Contribute in the varying obligations arising from the operations of MAHSRA;
Article 6 of MAHSRA’s 2008 constitution and the modifications of 2012 bearing on the rights and obligations of becoming and staying as a member of MAHSRA stipulates that:
Each member duly registered in the updated register of members is obliged to:-
- Comply with the articles of association, internal rules and regulations relating to MAHSRA;
- Attend all meetings duly convened for its members, participate fully without discrimination in decision making and abide by the decisions duly arrived at by the majority of members present;
- Make use of the services and facilities of MAHSRA in accordance with the commitment he/she made at the time of registration as a member;
- Pay any statutory fines resulting from non compliance with the articles of association internal rules and regulations or from non fulfillment of his/her commitments;
- Not to become a member of another organisation with similar objectives as those of MAHSRA within the same area of jurisdiction;
- Contribute a membership registration sum, payment provided for in the article of association/internal regulations;
- Shares in the programs planning and budgeting for MAHSRA’s deliberated field activities and even on refusal to continue as a member before the expiring of the membership he/she shall be entitled make a double or two times contribution on the priory agreed amounts.
Article 10 of MAHSRA’s 2008 monstitution and the modifications of 2012 mearing on the rights and obligations of becoming and staying as a member of MAHSRA mtipulates that:
Offences committed by members and corresponding fines shall be specified in the internal rules and regulations as decided on by the general meeting of members.
Article 7 of MAHSRA’s 2008 constitution and the codifications of 2012 bearing on the rights and obligations of becoming and staying as a member of MAHSRA stipulates that:
A member shall cease to be a member:-
- In the event of death or proven permanent mental illness;
- When the duration of existence of MAHSRA expires or is liquidated;
- Through expulsion or termination by a majority decision of the General Meeting of members;
- Nevertheless any member may withdraw from the Association at the end of the period of his/her commitment thereto. If he/she wishes to renew, he/she will have to:-
- Re-apply to the General meeting of members;
- Meet up with the current conditions for registration;
However, if any member wishes to withdraw before the end of his/her period of commitment, he/she must fulfill the following conditions:-
- Give at least a two months notice in advance addressed to the Chief Executive Officer of MAHSRA;
- Clear all his/her financial obligations vis-à-vis MAHSRA.
Article 8 of MAHSRA’s 2008 constitution and the modifications of 2012 bearing on the rights and obligations of becoming and staying as a member of MAHSRA stipulates that:
The executive of MAHSRA shall decide on the expulsion or suspension of a member after a notice period of two months, which shall be written and must specify the reasons thereof. However for a decision to expel or suspend a member to be valid TWO-THIRD (2/3) of the MAHSRA’s executive must be present and the decision shall be validated or repealed by at least ONE-QUARTER (1/4) majority of the voting members present during the general meeting. However, the Chief Executive Officer holds the overall decision for the registration / expulsion / suspension of its members.