Model Constitution for a Local Association

Created on: 25 Jan 2018 | Last modified: 15 Jul 2022


1.1 The Association shall be called the Local Association of The Educational Institute of Scotland.

1.2 The membership of the local association, hereafter referred to as "the Association", shall consist of members of the Institute who are employed wholly or mainly in the area of ( ) Council, provided that a member of a self-governing association does not require to be in local association membership.

Members of local associations employed in further education or higher education will not have the right to hold office in the local association or vote or otherwise participate in local association elections. Such members will not ordinarily act as representatives of the local association other than where Council has identified that specific self- governing association representation is inappropriate.

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