Statute

MEMORANDUM OF ASSOCIATION (MoA) OF (ICMLS) SOCIETY FORMED FOR MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & RESEARCH PROFESSIONALS

Indian Confederation of Medical Laboratory Science (ICMLS)

MEMORANDUM OF ASSOCIATION

1. Name of the Society: The name of the society shall be Indian Confederation of Medical Laboratory Science (ICMLS).

2. Registered Office: The registered office of the society shall be situated at Haridwar Uttarakhand and Head Office New Delhi (India). Society will operate on all India level.

3. Working Jurisdiction : ALL OVER INDIA

4. AIMS & OBJECTIVES:

The aim and objects for which the Society is established are as under:

  • To encourage and advance the knowledge, study and practice of the Medical Laboratory Technology and Science in all possible ways.
  • To promote scientific collaboration of its members for better health care services
  • To print and publish an official Bulletin of the society, books, periodicals or publications on all streams of Medical Laboratory Technology and Science, and relevant subjects for the promotion of its objects.
  • To organize conferences, lectures, meetings, seminars, Symposia, exhibitions for the promotion of its objects.
  • To consider and express its views on all questions affecting the Medical Laboratory Technology and Science in India and to study, suggest, criticize or otherwise advise or take part in the framing of laws affecting the science and practice of Medical Laboratory Technology Profession.
  • To take the donations, contributions, grant, or subscription in cash or in kind or by will from any person or society, registered or not, along with specific conditions, not inconsistent with the main objects of the Society. Such contribution or donation shall form part of the corpus of the society as if they have been included in the original society fund.
  • To do all such other lawful things as may be necessary incidental, conducive or convenient to the attainment of the above objects or any of them.
  • To promote health education and health promotion activities that are in the best interest of the public, patients allied health professions and professionals.
  • To provide for and promote professional development of member organisations and individuals associate professional members by organising several scientific programs.
  • To collect and present the views of the members to concerned agencies and government for betterment of their services.
  • To make every efforts for safeguarding the interests of the public in general and professionals in particular.
  • To create the confidence among Medical Technologists by enhancing their professional awareness and knowledge, facilitating better communications through its own website or any modern web based method of communication.
  • To encourage all Medical Laboratory Technologists associations/unions/ organizations' for sharing their views on all common issues related to the profession and professionals for betterment of health care services in a holistic manner
  • To establish and maintain libraries, reading rooms, laboratories and research centers for the promotion of its objects.
  • To organize, establish, conduct, superintend or control all activities, for promotion directly or indirectly, practice, study and research in the Medical Laboratory Technology and Science, or in any of its aspects.
  • To provide facilities to students, scholars and institutions for the study of research in the Medical Laboratory Technology and Science or in any of it aspects by way of scholarships, fellowships, grants, endowments etc.
  • To found, maintain award, either itself or in cooperation with other bodies or persons, prizes and awards.
  • To constitute State Committees/State Branch, sub-committees as may be found necessary or convenient for the conduct and management of the affairs of the society.
  • All the income, earnings, moveable and immovable properties of the Society shall be solely utilized and applied towards the promotion of its aims and objects only as set forth in the Memorandum of Association and no profit on thereof shall be paid or transferred directly or indirectly by way of dividends, bonus, profits, or in any manner whatsoever to the present or past members of the Society or to any person claiming through any or more of the present and past members. No member of the Society shall have any personal claim on moveable or immoveable properties of the Society or make any profit whatsoever by virtue of his membership.

RULES & REGULATIONS OF SOCIETY
“Indian Confederation of Medical Laboratory Science (ICMLS)


NAME: Name of the Society shall be “Indian Confederation of Medical Laboratory Science (ICMLS) under Society Registration Act 1860

1. MEMBERSHIP
The membership of the society is open for all Medical Laboratory Professionals’ Associations/organization/Federation and individuals engaged in professionals practice, study, teaching/training & development and research of the Medical Laboratory Science professions, which fulfills the terms & conditions of the society without discrimination of religion, caste, colour or creed but subject to the approval of the Executive body of ICMLS. If the membership is refused to any person or any organisations, the reason for refusal shall be communicated to the concerned. Type of membership will be as under-

(a) Association/organizational Membership:
Membership is open to all those Medical Laboratory professionals’ association/institutions/group who are engaged in practice, study and research and training of any branch of Medical Laboratory Technology & sciences under any Government and private health establishment in India. Voting right and share will be as under-

National Association/Federation = 5
State Association/Federation = 3
Institutional/local Association = 2

(b) Associate Members (Individual):

Membership: this membership is open to all individuals’ professionals who are not part of any affiliated association. These members will not have any voting right but can participate in all other scientific and academic programmes.

2. Life Membership
  • National Association/federation = 20000/-
  • State Association/federation = 10000/-
  • Institutional association/group = 5000/-
  • Individuals Associate Members = 1000/-

3. TERMINATION OF MEMBERSHIP
The Executive Body shall have the power of expel a member or organisation from the society on the following terms & conditions:-
  • On his/her death or insanity
  • Non-payment of subscription continuously for more than 2 years (as the case may be) from due date.
  • On his/her written resignation.
  • If he/ she has not attended three consecutive meetings of The Executive Body without any intimation.

4. APPEALS
All the appeals should be referred to The Executive Body. The decision of the General Body shall be final. The reasons for rejection shall be communicated to the person or organisation concerned.

5. RE-ADMISSION
In case of member expelled by the General Body, the same can be re-admitted provided the member pays up all the dues to the Society. However, the decision of the General body shall be final.

6. General Body
There shall be a General Body of the society consisting of all registered members The meeting of the General Body shall be held at least once every year with 2/3rd quorum. No quorum shall be required in the adjourned meeting. An emergent meeting of the General Body may also be summoned on the written request of 3/4th members, with 15 days prior notice for such meetings. The notice period of the general meeting of the General Body shall be 30 days. The following business programs shall be transacted in these meetings:-
  • To prepare annual programs and policies.
  • To discuss and to decide all such matters and issues which are directly or indirectly related to the affairs of the society.
  • To pass annual budget of the society.
  • To appoint in a qualified auditor for conducting annual audit of the society.
  • To consider any other business brought forwards by Executive Body.

7. The Executive Body
The management of the affairs of the Society shall vest in the Executive Body consisting of the following:-

1. President -------------- One
2. Vice President-------------- One
3. General Secretary-------------- One
4. Joint Secretary-------------- One
5. Treasurer-------------- One
6. Executive Council Members-------------- minimum one from each association (subject to association membership)

8. BANK ACCOUNT
The bank account of the society shall be operated by the President & Secretary or Treasurer jointly or as decided by the Executive Body.

9. FUNCTIONS OF THE EXECUTIVE BODY
  • To consider any business brought before the Executive Body.
  • There shall be meeting of the Executive Body once in 6 months.

10. SOURCE OF INCOME
The fund of the society shall consist of
  • Admission fee of Members Organisations
  • Annual Subscription and donation from members Associations/ Unions/organisation etc.
  • Aid from governments, semi government, and associations, Unions.
  • Aid or donation or gifts from foreign charitable agencies through any other approved and authorized organizations.

11. Executive Body
The Executive Body’s strength shall not be less than 20 & not more than 55 The members of the Executive Body shall hold the office for 2 years. The meeting of the The Executive Body shall be held as & when necessary for which 15 days notice will be required & the quorum shall be 2/3rd.

12. ELECTION & QUORUM
The National General Council in its annual meeting will elect its all the office bearers & members in the month of May after 2 years by secret ballot or by any other constitutional procedure . The quorum of the General Body & The Executive Body shall be 2/3rd.

13 MANAGEMENT OF FUNDS
All the income of the society shall be deposited in the designated bank.

14. POWERS & DUTIES OF THE OFFICE BEARERS:-

President
He will be the head of the society & preside over the meeting of the Executive Body & The National General Council. He will have the right of casting vote in the case of tie.

Vice President
In the absence of the President, the Vice President shall enjoy all powers which are entrusted to the President.

General
Secretary The powers of the Secretary shall be as under:-
  • To sign on behalf of the society & to conduct its correspondence & to record the proceedings of meeting.
  • To summon & attend the meeting of General Body.
  • To call ordinary general meeting if desired on written request of atleast 1/3 of Executive Council members.

TREASURER
He shall keep accounts of all receipts & expenditures of the society and to furnish necessary information of the Executive Body. He will keep with him Rs.2000/- (Rupees Two Thousand only) and the balance account will be deposited in the bank Account of the Society as decided by the Executive Body.

15. AUDIT
The accounts of the society shall be audited at least once a year by the auditor.

16. FINANCIAL YEAR
The financial year of the society shall be from 1st day of the April to 31st day of the March every year.

17. TENURE
The tenure of the Governing Body (Executive Body) shall be of 2 years.

18. AMENDMENT
Any amendment in the Memorandum of Association (MoA) or Rules and Regulations will be carried out in accordance with the procedure laid down Under Section 12 & Section 12-A of the Societies Registration Act of 1860 as applicable to the State of Uttrakhand, shall apply to this society.

19. LEGAL PRECEEDINGS SECTION 6 OF THE ACT
The society may sue or be sued in the name of the President as per provision laid down under section Society Registration Act, 1860 as applicable to the State of Uttrakhand, shall apply to this society.

20. ANNUAL LIST OF GOVERNING BODY
Once in every year a list of the office bearers & members of the Governing Body shall be filed with the registrar of the society, Delhi as required under 4 of the Societies Registration. Act, 1860 as applicable to the State of Uttrakhand, shall apply to this society

21. DISSOLUTION
If the society needs to be dissolved, it shall be dissolved as per provisions laid down Under Section 13 & 14 Societies Registration Act Delhi of 1860 as applicable to the State of Uttrakhand, shall apply to this society.

APPLICATION OF THE ACT
All the provisions under all the sections of the Societies Registration Act, 1860, as applicable to the State of Uttrakhand, shall apply to this society.