The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 22
Section V.—Withdrawing and Removal of Fellows
Section V.—Withdrawing and Removal of Fellows.
1.—Any Fellow may withdraw from the Society, by signifying his wish to do so, by letter under his own hand, addressed to the President at the House of the Society: provided always that such Fellow shall be liable to the contribution of the whole year wherein he signifies his wish to withdraw: and that he shall continue liable to the annual contribution until he shall have discharged all sums, if any, due from him to the Society, and shall have returned all books or other property, if any, borrowed by him of the Society; or shall have made full compensation for the same, if lost or not forthcoming.
2.—Wheneverewritten notice of a motion to be submitted to a general meeting, for removing any Fellow from the Society, signed by the Chairman, for the time being, of the Council, on the part of the Council, or by any five or more Fellows, shall have been delivered to one of the Secretaries, such notice shall be read from the chair at the four successive Ordinary General Meetings next following the delivery thereof; and within fourteen days after the last of such meetings a Special General Meeting shall be called, for taking such motion into consideration and deciding it by method of ballot; whereat if eleven or more Fellows should ballot, and a majority of the Fellows balloting shall vote that such Fellow be removed, he shall be removed from the Society.