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Add renewal of free membership

This change allows us to be able to remove members from our membership
list. This is necessary while we have a $0 membership fee, since members
would normally only be removed if they did not pay.

The intention is that we would email all members to renew their
membership by visiting the website 2 months before an election. Anyone
who did not respond would be removed from the membership.

They would still be able to reapply for membership at any time before
the election takes place and therefore vote in it.
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@@ -92,6 +92,8 @@ A person ceases to be a member of the association if the person:
(d) fails to pay the annual membership fee under clause 8 (2) within 3 months after the fee is due.
+ (e) fails to respond to a written request for membership renewal under clause 8(4) by 30 September.
5. Membership entitlements not transferable
@@ -144,6 +146,10 @@ A right, privilege or obligation which a person has by reason of being a member
(b) if the member becomes a member on or after 1 October in any calendar year - on becoming a member and before 1 October in each succeeding calendar year.
+(3) The annual membership fee due before 1 October in a calendar year will be determined by the committee and members will be notified no later than 1 August in that calendar year or else be held to be $0.
+(4) If the annual membership fee due in any calendar year is $0, the secretary may notify members no later than 1 August that they must renew their membership in writing, or cease to be members from 1 October that year.
9. Members’ liabilities

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