Categories and Qualification of Members

Members shall be admitted by the Council to one of the following categories of membership of the Society, namely:

(a) Regular Members

Regular membership shall be open to medical practitioners, dentists, nurses, psychologists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, pharmacists, medical social workers and scientists, and satisfying the criteria as established in the By-laws.  A Regular Member shall be entitled to receive notice of general meetings, to vote thereat and eligible to hold office as a member of the Council.

(b) Affiliate Members

Affiliate membership shall be open to any person who has real and substantial interests in the objects of the Society but is not eligible for appointment as a Regular Member, and satisfying the criteria as established in the By-laws.  An Affiliate Member shall be entitled to receive notice of general meetings, but not to vote thereat nor eligible to hold office as a member of the Council.

(c) Honorary Members

Honorary Members shall be candidates who have demonstrated distinguished contribution either to the advancement of the pursuits of the Society in practice, education or research in pain medicine or otherwise demonstrated distinguished contribution to the objects or the welfare of the Society. Honorary Members shall be entitled to receive notice of general meetings, but not to vote thereat nor eligible to hold office as a member of the Council.

(d) Corporate Members

Corporate membership shall be open to any company with real and substantial interests in the objects of the Society and satisfying the criteria as established in the By-laws of the Society. A Corporate Member shall be entitled to receive notice of general meetings, but not to vote thereat nor eligible to hold office as a member of the Council.

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