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Rules of the British Printing Society

1 Interpretations

Throughout this document ‘the Society’ means the British Printing Society;
‘the Council’ means the Executive Council as defined in Rule 20; an ‘Executive
Officer’ means an officer as defined in Rule 20; ‘Member’ means a person or
group of persons belonging to one of the classes of membership of the Society
defined in Rule 4 and subject to the conditions and exceptions therein; a word
in the masculine shall also imply the feminine and a word in the singular shall
also imply the plural and vice-versa unless an indication to the contrary is
given.

2 Name and Address

The name of the Society shall be the British Printing Society. The postal
address of the Society shall be that of the current Secretary, as advertised in
Small Printer and on the Society website, and such other as the Council may
determine.

3 Objects

The objects of the Society shall be to engender and maintain an interest in
printing in any of its forms. Any person having an interest in the objects of the
Society may be admitted to membership. Such a person will have a genuine
interest in printing in any of its forms.

4 Membership

There shall be two classes of membership:
Full member. Full membership is held by an individual and covers members
of his family sharing the same address. The member may also be one of the
partners or directors of a business and the name of such a business may be
used as part of the address if required. The business itself cannot be named
as the member. The member will pay one subscription, have one vote and
receive one copy of each issue of Small Printer and any other publications so
determined by the Council free and post free during the period covered by his
subscription.
Group member. Group membership may be held by a number of people
interested in printing (such as in a school, church, business, hospital, etc.).
The name and address of a Group representative must be provided for
administrative purposes. Such a Group will be shown in the Membership List
under the name of either the Group or the Group Representative, who may be
changed from time to time. The Group will have one vote at each election and
this will be exercised by the Group Representative. The Group will pay one
subscription which will be 150% of the Full subscription and it will receive two
copies of each issue of Small Printer and any other publications so determined
by the Council free and post free during the period of its

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