Every candidate for membership of the Society shall be proposed and seconded by two ordinary members of the Society. Application for admission must be made in writing signed by the candidate, the proposer and seconded concerned and addressed to the Honorary Secretary and shall be in such form as the Council shall decide from time to time.

The annual subscription for an Ordinary Member is HK$200.00 and for an Associate member is HK$100.00 payable in advance on the 1st day of January each year, the amount shall be decided from time to time by Council.

During absence of more than 12 months overseas a member’s subscription is suspended. The Secretary should be informed of the period and also the date of return.

If any member should fail to pay his annual subscription or other sums which may be due from him to the Society for a period of three months after the same has become due notice shall be sent to him calling his attention thereto and if he does not pay the account within one month following he shall cease to be a member of the Society. But if at any time he shall give to the Council a satisfactory explanation he may at the discretion of the Council and upon payment of arrears be readmitted into membership.

A member may resign by notice in writing to the Honorary Secretary but he shall be liable for the payment of subscription for the current year in which he resigns.

If any member violates any of these Articles of Bylaws of the Society or if his conduct is such as is likely to be injurious to the interests of the Society may be summoned to a meeting of the council to consider the case. If the member complained of shall fail to explain his conduct to the satisfaction of the Council they may declare that such member shall cease to be a member of the Society and his name shall be removed from the list of members.

When a member cease to be a member of the Society either by resignation or otherwise, the Society shall not return any subscription paid by such member before he ceases to be a member.