Article 17: Amendments
17.1 Amendments Requiring a Special Resolution
Amendments to the following sections of the By-law shall only be effective upon approval by the Members by Special Resolution:
(a) Member Composition, section 3.1;
(b) Member Rights, section 3.3;
(c) Number of Directors, section 4.2;
(d) Notice of Meetings, section 15;
(e) add, change or remove any other provision that is permitted by the Act to be set out in the Articles.
17.2 By-Law Amendments
(a) Subject to the Act, the Articles and section 17.1, the Board may, by resolution, make, amend or repeal any By-law that regulate the activities or affairs of the Society and any such By-law, amendment or repeal shall be effective from the date of the resolution of Directors until the next meeting of Members where it may be confirmed, rejected or amended by the Members by Ordinary Resolution.
(b) If the By-law, amendment or repeal is confirmed or confirmed as amended by the Members, it remains effective in the form in which it was confirmed. The By-law, amendment or repeal ceases to have effect if it is not submitted to the Members at the next meeting of Members or if it is rejected by the Members at the meeting.