AUSTRALIAN BASEBALL FEDERATION INCORPORATED
PART III - MEMBERSHIP
(Adopted by Council 27 February 1999)
7 STATE AFFILIATES AND INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS
(a) All persons who were individual members or officials of State affiliates prior to the time of approval of these Rules under the Act, shall be deemed Individual Members or Officials from the time of approval of these Rules under the Act and will be entitled to such benefits as are conferred on them by the Federation, whether directly or indirectly.
(b) All persons who were, or were to become, directors or State delegates of the Federation prior to approval of these Rules under the Act shall, unless these positions have otherwise terminated, hold the corresponding positions of Director and State Delegate of the Federation from the time of approval of these Rules under the Act.
(c) All parties which were affiliated associations or state associations prior to the time of approval of these Rules under the Act shall be deemed State Affiliates or Member States respectively from the time of approval of these Rules under the Act. The State Affiliates are entitled to such benefits as are conferred on them by the Federation under these Rules whether directly or indirectly.
(d) Member States and State Affiliates shall have 1 year from the approval of these Rules under the Act in which to amend their constitution in accordance with these Rules and for such time as their constitutions do not confirm shall not be unduly penalised for such non-compliance, to the extent that such non-compliance is not wilful or calculated to cause harm or prejudice to the Federation or the sport of baseball.
(e) Member States shall, whenever reasonably requested by the Federation, provide to the Federation such details of State Affiliates and Individual Members as are required by the Federation under these Rules within one month of the approval of these Rules under the Act.
In order to remain Members, Individual Members and State Affiliates must:
(a) renew their membership with the Federation or with their respective Member State annually;
(b) otherwise remain registered financial members of their Member State in accordance with the procedures applicable from time to time; and
(c) must pay the annual fees prescribed by the Federation from time to time (if any) to the Federation through their respective Member State.