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No member shall (as such) have any right of inspecting any accounting recordsor other book or document of the Association except as conferred by statute or authorised by the Council or by ordinary resolution of the Association.



Clause 7 of the Memorandum of Association of the Association relating to the winding up and dissolution of the Association shall have effect as if the provisions thereof were repeated in these Articles.



Any notice to be given to or by any person pursuant to the articles shall be in writing except that a notice calling a meeting of the Council need not be in writing.


The Association may give any notice to a member either personally or by sending it by post in a prepaid envelope addressed to the member at his registered address or by leaving it at that address. A member whose registered address is not within the United Kingdom or the Channel Islands shall not be entitled to receive any notice from the Association.


A member present, in person or by proxy or whose Representative is present in person or by proxy, at any meeting of the Association shall be deemed to have received notice of the meeting and, where requisite, of the purposes for which it was called.


proof that an envelope containing a notice was properly addressed, prepaid and posted shall be conclusive evidence that the notice was given. A notice shall, be deemed to be given at the expiration of 48 hours after the envelope containing it was posted.


A Notice may be given to the Association or to any Officer or Council member by leaving the same at or by sending it by post in a prepaid envelope to the registered office of the Association.



Every Officer, Council member or other officer of the Association shall be indemnified out of the assets of the Association against all costs, charges and expenses, losses or liabilities which he may sustain or incur in or about the execution of the duties of his office or otherwise in relation thereto, including but without limitation any liability incurred by him in defending any proceedings, whether civil or criminal, in which judgment is given in his favour or in which he is acquitted or in connection with any application under Section 144 or Section 727 of the Act in which relief is granted to him by the court, and no Officer, Council member or other officer shall be liable for any loss, damage or misfortune which may happen to or be incurred by the Association in the execution of the duties of his office or in relation thereto. But this Article shall only have effect insofar as its provisions are not avoided by Section 310 of the Act.



The logo "ApEA" and the statement "working for a safer environment" are trade marks registered with the United Kingdom Intellectual property Office and are the intellectual property of the Association for petroleum and Explosives Administration.


The trade mark may be used by all ApEA members in connection with their trade, business or profession.


Use of the trademark denotes membership of the Association.


On cessation of membership the trade mark may no longer be used.


Any person who does not have a current membership may not use the trade mark.


Honorary members are entitled to use the trade mark.


Use of the trade mark denotes that the member will comply with the Association's Aims and Objectives. It does not imply any level of competence or any degree of expertise.


The Council of the Association has the right to rescind the use of the trade mark by any member.

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