BY-LAWS as of October 2017

Barbados Public Workers’ Co-operative Credit Union Limited - ByLaws | 7 28. A special general meeting may be convened at any time by the Board on receipt of a demand stating the object of the proposed meeting, signed by not less than fifty (50) members of the Society, and it shall be the duty of the Board to convene such meeting within twenty (20) days of the receipt of demand giving not less than ten (10) days notice of any such meeting. 29. (1) The annual general meeting shall be convened by the Board not later than three months after the end of the financial year of the Society. At least ten (10) days’ notice shall be given before any such general meeting is held. (2) Notwithstanding the provisions of By-Law 29(1) the Registrar, on receipt of a written request from the Board, may authorize the Society to hold the Annual General Meeting at any date not later than six (6) months after the end of the financial year of the Society. (3) The functions of the annual general meeting shall be: (a) to confirm the minutes of the previous annual general meeting and of any intervening special general meeting; (b) to consider the accounts and reports presented by the Board for the preceding year, together with the report on the auditor; (c) to allocate surplus from the previous year, subject to the Act, Regulations and these By-Laws; (d) to elect Directors, a Credit Committee and a Supervisory Committee for the ensuing year; (e) to appoint an auditor; (f) to deal with any other general business of the Society. 30. (1) At least ten (10) days notice of any general meeting shall be given in any of the following ways: (a) By a written notice handed to each member or posted to him at his registered address. (b) By a notice published in a prominent place and in not less than two (2) issues of any daily newspaper. QUORUM 31. (1) For the purpose of any general meeting, a quorum shall consist of fifty (50) members, provided that when a meeting is summoned by the Registrar any members present at such meeting shall be deemed to form a quorum. (2) If within one hour after the time fixed for any meeting other than a meeting convened by the Registrar, the members present are not sufficient to form a quorum such meeting shall be considered as dissolved if con- vened on the demand of members. In all other cases it shall stand adjourned to a date not more than thirty (30) days hence and at a time and place to be determined. For reconvening an abortive meeting at least three days’ notice shall be given. (3) If at the reconvened meeting a quorum is not present within half an hour from the time appointed for the meeting, the members present shall form a quorum. THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS 32. (1) Subject to the provisions of the Act, the general direction and management of the Society shall be entrusted to a Board consisting of nine (9) members. Five (5) shall form a quorum. (a) The Board shall at its first meeting, to be held within seven (7) days of the date of the Annual General Meeting elect from its own members a President, a Vice-President, a Secretary and a Treasurer. (b) Meetings of the Board shall be called on the order of the President or a majority of its members. (c) The Board shall meet as often as the business of the Society may require and in any case not less frequent than once per month. (d) Minutes of the meetings of directors shall be recorded by the Secretary in the minute book and shall be signed by the Chairman or the presiding member and the Secretary and shall contain the following particulars:

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