All members of the Council shall be elected at the General Meeting of every term.
(a) Nomination for the Council Members for the next Council Session shall be opened one month before the Annual General Meeting and the nomination shall be closed at 12 noon of the day two weeks before the Annual General Meeting.
(b) Nomination for election shall be only made on forms provided for the purpose. Each form shall contain the name of one candidate, together with signatures of a proposer and seconder and signature of the candidate signifying his consent.
(c) The name of the candidate shall be announced within 48 hours after the closing of nomination; thereafter the candidate may start his election campaign.
(d) Election shall be by secret ballot at the Annual General Meeting.
(e) When there is only one candidate for the post, the candidate shall be declared elected only when he has secured a number of votes no less than 10% of the total fully paid-up membership of the Association.
(f) Where there are two or more than two candidates for one post, electors shall indicate on their ballot papers their order of preference for the candidates. Papers shall be arranged and counted according to first preferences. The candidate at the bottom of the Poll on this first count shall be declared to have lost and his votes shall be distributed among the remaining candidate or candidates according to the second preference or preferences indicated on the ballot papers. This process shall be continued until one candidate is left and he shall be declared elected provided he has secured at the end of the process a number of votes no less than 10% of the total fully paid-up membership of the Association.
(g) In the event of a tie occuring at any stage of the election proceeding for a post, the Council shall order a re‑election for that particular post within 7 days.
(h) A list of the new office bearers shall be submitted to the Registrar of Societies for information.