Notice of AUSA Special General Meeting

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Notice is hereby given of an AUSA Special General Meeting to be held on Monday, 20 July 2015 at 12.00 pm in the Student Union Quad. The SGM has been called to consider the following motion…

CHAIR THAT the following Constitutional amendments be adopted:

1. That rule 2(i) be amended by, after the definition of “Female Member”, deleting the phrase “a Female member of the Association”, and inserting the phrase “a member of the Association who identifies as female” in its place

2. That rule 2(i) be amended by deleting “or takataapui” and inserting: “takataapui, or who identifies with any other queer identity”

3. That rule 2(i) be amended by inserting, after the definition of “General Meeting”, the phrase ‘“International Student” shall mean “Any person enrolled as an international student of the University in accordance with the University’s regulations.”’

4. That rule 26 be amended by deleting the word “Autumn” and inserting the word “Winter” in its place.

5. That rule 27 (iv)(b) be amended by deleting the phrase “Cultural Affairs” and inserting the phrase “Culture and Arts” in its place

6. That rule 27 (iv)(d) be deleted, deleting the “International Affairs Officer”

7. That rule 27 (iv)(e) be amended by deleting all words in parentheses and inserting the phrase “(who shall be either: (a) an international student, or (b) a student born outside New Zealand and who immediately prior to enrolling at a university in New Zealand was a resident of a country other than New Zealand)”

8. That rule 27 (iv)(g) be deleted, deleting the “National Affairs Officer”

9. That rule 27 (iv) (i) be deleted, deleting the “Sports Officer”

10. That rule 27 (iv)(k) be amended by deleting the words ‘a woman or a group of women’ and inserting the phrase “female member or group of female members”

11. That rule 27(iv) be amended by inserting a new sub-rule after 27(iv)(l) reading “Political Engagement Officer”

12. That rule 27(v) be amended to read “Every position set out in rules 27 (iii) and (iv) must be held by an individual member of the Association, subject to the exceptions in rule 28.”

13. That rule 43 (ii) be amended by deleting its contents and inserting the words “The Culture and Arts Officer shall be responsible to the Executive for such matters that concern the Association that are connected with cultural and artistic activities and pursuits.”

14. That rule 43 (iv) be deleted

15. That rule 43 (vii) be deleted

16. That rule 43 (ix) be deleted

17. That rule 43 be amended by inserting a new sub-rule, after 43 (xii), reading “The Political Engagement Officer shall be responsible to the Executive for promoting the engagement of members with all matters that concern the Association connected to domestic and international political affairs.”

18. That Rule 1 of the Second Schedule to the Constitution be amended by inserting a new sub-rule that reads “That in the case of the International Students’ Officer, they shall also be an international student’

19. That rule 5 (i) of the Second Schedule to the Constitution be amended by deleting “and a separate roll of the female members”

20. That rule 5 (ii) of the Second Schedule to the Constitution be amended by deleting the word ‘each’ and inserting the word ‘such’ in its place

21. That relevant paragraphs be re-enumerated accordingly.

22. That the content of the Sixth Schedule to the Constitution be deleted.

 

The Agenda for the SGM: SGMage720

Minutes for previous AGM: AGMmin0325

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