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Society of Professional
Mortgage Arrears
Counsellors

The voice for the profession of
        Mortgage Arrears Counselling

MEMBERSHIP

  1. Those persons who are the Subscribers to the Company on the date of Incorporation and such other persons as are admitted to membership in accordance with the Articles and Bye-Laws shall be Members.
  2. Any person wishing to be admitted to membership of the Company must complete and sign or agree electronically the Company's application form worded in terms that the Directors may from time to time require which should then be forwarded to the Company Secretary at the registered office of the Company.
  3. Admission to membership is subject to the approval of the Directors.
  4. Members of the Company agree to be bound by the Articles of Association and Bye Laws and Guidelines issued by the Directors.
  5. The privileges of a Member shall not be transferable. They shall cease on the resignation or death of the Member or in the circumstances set out in the Bye Laws.
  6. Subscriptions and entrance fees (if any) payable by Members shall be such as the Directors may from time to time prescribe.
  7. Classes of Membership are:
    • 7.1 Corporate Member: A full member who may be a sole proprietor, partnership or a company elected by the Directors who will pay subscriptions and fees as determined by the Directors - Voting Member.
    • 7.2 Counsellor Member: An individual sponsored by a Corporate Member who will not be subject to any subscription or fee - Non Voting Member.
    • 7.3 Probationary Member: An individual sponsored by a Corporate Member who has had less than one year's experience with that sponsor and who will not be subject to any subscription or fee - Non voting Member.
    • 7.4 Associate Member: An individual, incorporated or voluntary body or organisation who has agreed to promote, encourage and help maintain the highest standards in Mortgage Arrears Counselling who will not be subject to any subscription or fee - Non Voting Member.
    • 7.5 Honorary Member: An individual who has been elected by the Directors for exemplary service to the Company and/or to the Profession of Mortgage Arrears Counselling who will not be subject to any subscription or fee - Non Voting Member.
  8. All Members will uphold the Code of Conduct and accept that the Directors may renounce Membership if in their absolute discretion they consider that this commitment has not been honoured.