Every member shall be bound to further, to the best of his abilities, the objectives and interests of the institute and shall observe all the rules and regulations of the institute.
All members shall be entitled to reasonable access to the premises of the institute and to information and advice with regard to the objects of the institute as the Board may deem expedient to supply.
No rights or privileges of any member shall be in any way transferable or transmissible, and such right and privileges shall cease upon the member ceasing to be such, whether by death, retirement or otherwise.
The Liability of members is limited. Every member of the institute undertakes to contribute to the assets of the institute in the event to fit being wound up while he is a member or within one year after he ceased to be a member of the payment of the debts and liabilities of the institute, contracted before he ceased to be a member, and of the costs changed and expenses of winding up, and for adjusting the rights of the contributories among themselves such amount as may be required, not exceeding the sum of Ringgit One Hundred (RM100.00) only.
If upon the winding up or dissolution of the institute, there remains after the satisfaction of all its debts and liabilities any property what so ever, the same shall not be paid to or distributed amongst the members of institute, but shall be given or transferred to the Director General of Inland Revenue.
Every member shall pay the yearly membership fee due of them before 31st December for the subsequent year.
Members who fail to pay the membership fees prior six (6) months from the date of expiry of membership shall be suspended. Membership will only be continued after settlement of the outstanding fees. If payment is not made other twelve (12), months from the date of expiry, membership will be terminated.
A member of the institute shall automatically cease to be a member if he/she: is convinced of any sizeable offence and sentenced to a line of / exceeding Ringgit Malaysia Two Thousand (Rm2,000.00) or imprisonment exceeding twelve (12) months or is adjudged a bankrupt or is wound up or dissolved or shall make any composition or arrangement with his creditors; or is found or declared to be of unsound mind; or is engaged in any profession prohibited by the disciplinary body of the profession from continuing to practice.
Any person so ceasing to be a member may be readmitted to membership by the Board of its direction. However, no person so ceases to be a member shall be readmitted within a period of one year.
Any member who fails in the observance of any of the rules and regulations of the institute may have his / her membership terminated by resolution voted by a majority of the Board members present of an ordinary or special Board Meeting. Such member shall have seven (7) clear days’ notice sent to him of the Board Meeting and he may attend to answer any changes mode against him. However, he / she will not be present at the voting or participate in the proceedings otherwise allowed by the Board.
A member whose membership is terminated in the aforesaid manner may within seven (7) clear days after the written decision. Such review may be made of an ordinary or special Board Meeting attended by at least two thirds of the Board members. The decision of the Board shall be final.
Any person who ceases to be a member shall forfeit all right to claim from the institute or its properties of funds. The Executive Secretary shall forthwith, remove his / her name from Register of Members.
Any member of the institution who desires to cease to be a member, shall notify such desire in waiting to the Executive Secretary, and there upon his / her name shall be removed from the Register or Members.
The institute reserves the right to change, amend or update the Rules and Regulations of membership from time to time as deemed necessary by the Board without prior notice to the members.