Revised Regulations and Schedules

The Society’s revised Regulations & Schedules came into force on the date that the Special Resolution was passed (EGM 20th July 2010) and that the Society’s details have been updated on the Charity Commission Register

On 15th September 2011 Council approved the amendment of Regulation 9 on Fellowship. On 18th December 2011 Council approved the addition of Regulation 17 Quorum for Council. 

On 29th March 2012 Council approved the amendment to Regulation 15a on the Terms of Reference of the Standing Committees. On the 9th July 2012 Council approved amendments to Schedule 2: Clause 2 Symington Bequest; Clause 7 Journal of Anatomy and Aging Cell Best Paper Prize; Clause 12 Society Graduate Research Studentships and Clause 13 Society Seminars and Symposia. On the 6th September 2012 Council approved amendments to Schedule 2: Clause 6 The Symington Memorial Prize in Anatomy, Clause 8 Anatomical Society Young Investigator Oral Presentation Prize, Clause 9 Cave Young investigator Poster Prize and Clause 10 Anatomical Society New Fellow of the Year Award.

On 7th February 2013 Council approved the amendments to Regulation 9i Fellowship. On 3rd July 2013 Council approved the amendments to Regulation 2, 6 Early Career Membership and Schedule 2 Clause 11 Anatomica Society Prize. On 19th September 2013 Council approved the amendments to Schedule 2 Clause 6 The Symington Memorial Prize in Anatomy.

On 6th February 2014 Council approved the amendments to Schedule 4: Duties of the Editors-in-Chief of theJournal of Anatomy and Aging Cell.

On 1st May 2014 Council approved an amendment to Regulation 9.1(d) Fellow and an amendment to Schedule 3 Clause 10(a) iii Newsletter Editor.

On 19th November 2015 Council  approved the amendment of Regulations 2, 3a, 4a, 4b, 4c, 5a, 5b, 5d, 6a, 6d, 7a, 7b, 8a, 9.2a, 9.2b and 12 on the Membership of the Society.

On 18th July 2016 Council approved the amendment to Clause 13 Schedule 2 to the Regulations on the Society Seminars and Symposia.

On 30th March 2017 Council approved amendments to Regulations 14c and 15c and Schedule 1 Clause 3 a to g and Schedule 3 Clause 9a. These changes related to a change in title of a committee to Website, Media and Communications Committee.

On 21st September 2017 Council approved in principle the amendment to Regulation 2 regarding Membership of the Society. The final wording was agreed by Councillors by e-mail.

At the AGM held on 18th December 2018 changes to the Regulations and Schedules were noted as approved by the 15th November 2018 Council. These changes included  changes relating to membership matters and gender-neutral wording of the two documents.

On 20th March 2020 Council approved amendments to Regulation 4b, 4c, 4d and 4e giving Early Career Members the option to have their ECM extended if they have an extended career break (e.g. parental leave, career duties, illness and so forth).

On 14th July 2020 Council approved amendments to Regulation 5.1 Clause h and the deletion if Clause I as there is no longer a senior membership category. 

At the AGM held on 7th January 2021 the amendments to Regulation 4b, 4c, 4d, 4e and Regulation 5.1 were noted.

On 15th July 2021 Council approved the addition of new Regulation 14 Trustees' Leave of Absence.

On 11th November 2021 Council approved the amendments to Regulation 10, new Item 7 in Schedule 1 and the deletion of Schedule 5. This means that the Journals'Committee is now a Standing Committee.

The AGM held on 6th January 2022 noted the changes to Regulation 10 with additional clause (g), new Item 7 in Schedule 1 and the deletion of Schedule 5 as described under the heading 2021 above.

On 5th May 2022 Council approved the addition of Clause h to Regulation 10 and the addition of Clause 8 to Schedule 1 to the Regulations. This means that an Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Committee has been added to the Standing Committees. 

On 15th September 2022 Council approved the change to Schedule 1 Clause 8 to the Regulations (also approved by 05.05.22 Council); New Clause 10 in Schedule 3 and the renaming of existing Schedule 3 Clause 10 to Schedule 3 Clause 11. These changes ensure that an EDI Officer will chair the EDI Committee and sets out the terms of reference for the EDI Committee. NB: The addition of an EDI Officer and increase in the number of Trustees was approved by 15th September 2022 Council but the change will not come into effect until the changes to Articles 28a and 28b have been formally adopted by Special Resolution at the forthcoming AGM to be held on 5th January 2023.

The 2022 AGM held on 5th January 2023 noted the changes approved by 5th May 2022 Council namely the addition of clause h to Regulation 10 and the addition of Clause 8 to Schedule 1 to the Regulations. This means that an Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Committee has been added to the Standing Committees.

The 2022 AGM held 5th January 2023 noted the changes approved by 15th September 2022 Council namely New Clause 10 in Schedule 3 and the renaming of existing Schedule 3 Clause 10 to Schedule 3 Clause 11. These changes ensure that an EDI Officer will chair the EDI Committee and sets out the terms of reference for the EDI Committee. 

On 30th November 2023 Council approved the amendment of Clause 12b in Schedule 2 to the Regulations. These amendments clarify terms and conditions relating to the Society's Graduate Research Studentships.

Regulations and Schedules - Amended by Council 30.11.23

 

Professor Tracey Wilkinson - President

Dr Joanna Matthan - Honorary Secretary