The BCHPA AGM shall establish an annual membership fee.
Should the BCHPA AGM, for any reason, fail to adopt the annual membership fee the fee last adopted by a BCHPA AGM shall remain in effect. Each BCHPA branch may establish an annual membership fee at its AGM.
Should the BCHPA branch, for any reason, fail to adopt an annual membership fee the fee last adopted by the branch AGM shall remain in effect.
The membership year for the BCHPA and its branches shall commence at 12:01 am on January 1 each year and conclude at midnight December 31 each year.
In accordance with these bylaws members who submit their membership fee in advance of December 31 membership shall continue unabated.
Memberships for those not submitting their membership fee by December 31 shall be terminated but may be re-instated, upon the payment of the annual membership fee, as of the date their membership application and fee is submitted.