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ARTICLE III
 
MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES
The membership of the association shall consist of the following categories:

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 1)   Honorary Membership 
         The Association may confer Honorary Membership on those persons who, whether or not registered in the Medical
         Register, have done exceptional work in the fields of Medicine and allied sciences or have rendered meritorious
         event in the cause of Medicine and associated sciences or to this Association.

 2)    Life Membership
          Life Membership of the Association shall be open to Ordinary Members who in place of annual subscriptions to the
          association, shall have contributed to the Capital of the MMA Special Savings (Life Investment) Fund established by
          the Association, an amount determined by the Annual General Meeting from time to time. The annual income,
          generated by investment of the Accumulated Capital contributions of each member to the Fund shall be irrevocably
          assigned in perpetuity by the contributor to the Council of the Association to disburse as it deems fit.

3)     Ordinary Membership
           Ordinary membership shall be open to every medical practitioner whether registered or provisionally registered 
           or conditionally registered in the Register kept by the Registrar of Medical Practitioner and those terms shall have
           the meaning assigned to them be the Medical Registration Ordinance currently in force.

4)     Overseas Membership
           Overseas Membership shall be open to a registered medical practitioner who is a Malaysian citizen and whose
           permanent residence is outside Malaysia.

5)     Associate Membership
           Associate Membership shall be open to para Medical Personnel who being qualified in their respective profession
           legally practice in Malaysia.

6)     Student Membership
           Student Membership shall be open to registered medical student who are citizens of Malaysia and who are
           undergraduates in any medical schools, provided that no local Universities or Universities College student shall be
           admitted as a member without the prior written approval of the Vice – Chancellor concerned.

7)     Exempt Membership
           Exempt Membership shall be open to medical practitioners who have been Ordinary Members in good standing of
           at least 20 years and have attained the age of 65 years
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ARTICLE IV

SUBSCRIPTIONS
 
The Annual General Meeting on the recommendation of Council shall determine from time to time the rate of annual subscriptions payable by all categories of members except Honorary Members subject to the prior approval of the Registrar of Societies.
 
 The subscriptions shall become due and payable on the 1st January of each year without any notice from the Association and shall become an undischarged debt due tot he association on the 31st December of the same year.
 
 A member in benefit is a member who is not in arrears of subscriptions for more than 6 months. Consequently, any member in arrears for more than six (6) months on the 30th June shall automatically cease to be a member under Article VI I (ii). 

 
 

ARTICLE V

PRIVILEGE OF MEMBERSHIP 

The privilege of membership is the participation in all activities arranged or organsised by the Association including:

i)         the Council and its committees

ii)        the Branch and its Sub-committees

iii)      Sections, Societies and its Sub-committees 
in        the context of the objects of the Association, full and adequate notice being given to each member of all such 
           activities. 

2)      Honorary, Associate and Student and Overseas members will enjoy all the privilege of Ordinary/Life and Exempt
          membership except that of voting or holding office in the Council and Branch Committees of  the Association.

3)      All members of the Council and officers of the association including Branches, Sections, Societies, Committees
          and Representatives to Government and Non-Government Organisations shall be Malaysian citizens.



 
ARTICLE VI
 

TERMINATION OF MEMBERSHIP

 

1)  Termination of membership shall take place in any one or more of the following ways:

 

        i)    By clear intention expressed in writing to resign membership for whatever cause.

  

       ii)    Automatically on the day the name of the member is removed from the Medical Register maintained by the
               Malaysian Medical Council.

      iii)   By expulsion by the Association acting in accordance with the procedure prescribed by the Code of Ethics and 
              Rules of the Ethics Committee prescribed by the Association and binding on all members.

      iv)    All members of the Council and officers of the Association including Branches, Sections, Societies, Commissions
              and Representatives to Government and Non-Government Organisations shall be Malaysian citizens.     

 2)        Provided however:

Resignation shall not affect any liability to pay the subscription due and payable as on the date of such resignation. The  Council may in its absolute discretion restore membership terminated under (I) (ii) above upon being satisfied that there were good reasons for the subscription having fallen into arrears, and a tender of all such arrears having been made. 

 

  •  In the event of the member being restored to the Register of the Association by the Council he/she shall automatically resume such membership subject to payment of all subscriptions and debts due and payable to the Association.

  • Two years after a member has been expelled from the Association under Article VI (I), (iii), (iv) and (v) and Article VI (3) and By Law XIII, the member may apply to the Council for reinstatement and restoration of his/her membership privileges and make a case for this in writing. 

  • The Council after studying the member’s representations and interviewing the member  may restore his/her membership or reject his/her application without assigning any reason. 
  • The member may appeal against the decision of the Council to a Special General Meeting or the Annual General Meeting to reinstate him/her and the decision of the General Meeting shall be final. 

 
 3)       Life membership subscriptions shall not be refundable on termination of membership.

 4)      The Executive Committee and the Investigating Committee shall conduct disciplinary 
         inquiries as provided under By-Law X111. 


 
BY-LAW III

SUBSCRIPTIONS
  
1)   The rate of annual subscriptions payable by each category of membership shall be:
                                                                
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Ordinary Membership - RM 250.00

Joint Ordinary Member (Spouse) - RM 125.00

Total - RM 375.00

1st to 10th year Medical Officer including House Officer - RM 150.00

Overseas Members - RM 500.00

Associate Member - RM 250.00

Student Member - RM 20.00



 

2)   Life Membership Contributions  

  1. An Ordinary Member who completes the Life Membership upon paying RM2,500.00 to the capital of the Special Savings Investment Fund is eligible for election by Council as a Life Member. Article III(2)refers.
  2. An Ordinary Member who is a spouse of a Life Member shall contribute half of  RM1,250.00 to qualify for Life Membership as follows:

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Life Member - RM 2,500.00 (one-off payment)
Joint Life Member (Spouse) - RM 1,250.00 (one-off payment)
Total - RM 3,750.00 (one-off payment)

3)   For Life Membership application:

a)    To complete a different set of Life Membership application form.

b)    To ensure that cheque is payable to
        “MMA SPECIAL SAVINGS (LIFE INVESTMENT) FUND”.

                                                      

 

 
BY LAW V

(1) TERRITORY OF BRANCH

(i)           The territory of each Branch shall be the geographical boundaries of each State or Federal 
               Territory, except for the Kedah/Perlis Branch which shall be the territories of the two States and 
               Sabah Branch which shall include Federal Territory of Labuan.
(ii)           The place of work of a member in a State or the Federal Territory shall determine the Branch 
               of the Association to register his/her membership.
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               AND POST IT TO THE MMA SECRETARIAT


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 (v)          BELOW IS AN IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT ON THE APC FORM FOR YEAR 2012. 
               KINDLY SUBMIT THE COMPLETED FORM TO THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH NOT LATER
               THAN 1 DECEMBER 2011

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