The General Board will consist of delegates from the Affiliated Organisations A, B, and C.
Only natural persons may be members of the General Board.
Each Affiliated Organisation A, B and C shall appoint one member of the General Board and may appoint one or more substitute members. A substitute member is entitled at any and all times to attend the meetings of the General Board, however, only one substitute member has a voting right in these meetings exclusively in case of absence of the delegate of the affiliated organisation concerned. Fellows do not qualify as members of the General Board.
The General Board shall elect the President of the General Board, whether or not from its members, by secret ballot.
Members of the General Board may be dismissed and suspended at any time by the Organisation that appointed them.
In the event of a vacancy, the General Board remains nevertheless authorized to pass resolutions and to execute all acts of management.
Furthermore the membership of the General Board shall terminate:
a. as a result of a member’s death;
b. as a result of voluntary resignation;
c. as a result of bankruptcy of a member becoming irrevocable, or as a result of losing the power of free disposal of his property;
d. as a result of removal by the Court. e. as a result of the loss of the status of Affiliated Organisations by the affiliated organisation on behalf of which the delegate serves.