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BY-LAW E
SUBORDINATE STRUCTURES

Updated June 2013

E1       DIVISIONS

Admission of Divisions

E1.1     The Council shall decide the conditions of admission to membership of Divisions and the manner in which Divisional meetings shall be conducted.

Mandate and Delegation of Authority

E1.2     The Council shall decide the mandate and delegation of authority of Divisions.

E1.3     Divisions will be accountable to the Council of the Institute.

Divisions Activities

E1.4     Divisions are intended to engage at Industry level in activities that are in the collective interests of the Institute and its members.

Representative at Divisions Meetings

E1.5     A minimum of one Office Bearer will represent the interests of the Institute at meetings of a Division.

Divisions in terms of By-laws

E1.6     Divisions which are or may be constituted in terms of this By-law are:

E1.6.1   SAMREC/SAMVAL
E1.6.2   Mineral Economics Division
E1.6.3   South African National Committee on Tunnelling (SANCOT)

Representative at Trusts Meetings

E2       TRUSTS

Audited Financial Statements

E2.1     A minimum of one Office Bearer will represent the interests of the Institute at meetings of Trusts.

Quarterly Report

E2.2     The Trusts shall produce audited annual financial statements.

E2.3     The Trusts shall present a quarterly report of its activities to the Council.

Trusts in terms of By-laws

E2.4     Trusts which are or may be constituted in terms of the Institute Constitution and By-laws:

E2.4.1   SAIMM Scholarship Trust Fund

E3       COMMITTEES

Purpose and Mandate of Committee

E3.1     A Committee of the Institute must have a clearly defined purpose and mandate from the Council.

Representative at Committee Meetings

E3.2    A minimum of one Office Bearer will represent the interests of the Institute at meetings of a Committee.

Chairperson of Committee

E3.4     The Chairperson of a Committee is responsible for informing the Council and

E3.4.1   The Chairperson will preferably be an elected member of the Council and
E3.4.2   Should the Chairperson not be an elected member of the Council then the Chairperson will be a co-opted member of the Council.

Purpose and mandate of Committee

E3.5     The Committee will be required to make use of the services of the Institute Secretariat function.

Committees in terms of By-laws

E3.6     Committees which are or may be constituted in terms of this By-law are:

E3.6.1   Technical Programme Committee: Mining
E3.6.2   Technical Programme Committee: Metallurgy
E3.6.3   Membership Committee
E3.6.4   Career Guidance and Education Committee
E3.6.5   Publications Committee