The right of admitting Full Members and Associate Members is reserved to the Board of Directors of the Association. No new Full and Associate Members shall be admitted unless a majority of the Members of the Board of Directors present at the meeting vote in favour. The vote shall be by secret ballot if so requested by any Member of the Board of Directors.

Admitted Members shall be entitled to a certificate of membership based on their category of Membership. The certificate of membership shall at all times remain the property of the Association and must be surrendered upon termination of Membership.