An Application has been made to the Fair Work Commission in accordance with Section 159(1) for the new rules for the Association to be certified.
In an electronic ballot of National Assembly conducted in accordance with Federal Rule 21.8 and which closed at 5pm on Tuesday August 13th 2013 National Assembly resolved as follows:
The National Assembly of THE ASSOCIATION OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS, SCIENTISTS AND MANAGERS, AUSTRALIA (“APESMA”) hereby resolves that the proposed rule changes as detailed in (a) and (b) below be approved by National Assembly:
(a) “Rule 6.3.2 Subject to rules 6.3.3, 6.3.4, 6.3.5 and 6.3.6, the National Assembly shall not dissolve any Division unless an absolute majority of the Division Committee endorses the decision.”
(b) “Rule 6.3.6 Notwithstanding Rules 6.3.2, 6.3.3, 6.3.4 and 6.3.5, the National Assembly, by a two-thirds majority (including proxies appointed in accordance with Rule 21.5) of all persons comprising National Assembly, may dissolve a Division if there are less than 20 members in the Division; or, if in two consecutive elections no members have nominated for the offices of President, Secretary and Vice President of the Division.”
An Application has been made to the Fair Work Commission in accordance with Section 159(1) for the new rules to be certified.