amended at the General Membership Meeting at
Nice, France, on 27 October 1998)
members will be admitted to the Academy by a
majority of the members present and voting at
any valid meeting of the INEA or by a
majority of the INEA membership voting in a
this purpose, a meeting will be valid only is
there is a quorum; that is, if the numbers of
present members plus those voting by proxi
and/or by mail is equal or larger than half
the total membership. The proxis could only
be given to another INEA's member.
a full member did not participate in two
consecutive regular meetings, not giving
notice in advance, he will be transferred to
the category of Non-voting Member with voice
but no vote. He will be back to the category
of full member if he requests so to the
member wishing to become Non-voting Member,
for whatever reason, could request so by mail
or at a regular meeting.
number of full members will be limited to one
number of members of any country, though to
some extent flexible, will depend on the
amount of the county's radioactive and
classification, although indicative, is the
Group A (up to 8
members): Canada, France,
Germany, Japan, Russia, U.K.,
Group B (up to 6
members): Argentina, Belgium,
Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Cuba,
Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary,
India, Italy, Kazakhstan, Korea,
Lithuania, Mexico, Netherlands,
Philippines, Romania, Slovaquia,
Slovenia, South Africa, Spain,
Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan and
Group C: All other
countries interested in
participating in INEA would be
represented by one member.
there is the request of a new member above
the quota fixed to his country, he could be
accepted by a simple majority by the
membership, as an Associate Member (with
voice and no vote).
for admission will have to be presented by a
member of the INEA and a Vice-Chairman, and
will have to be accepted by simple majority
of the members in compliance with Article 1
of the Charter.
may be terminated by cancellation, on the
recommendation of the Executive Committee and
with the approval by simple majority of the
General Assembly, at the request of the own
member, in the event of the member's death.
term of office of the Executive Committee is
two years, equal to the term of office of the
Chairman. Reelection of this Committee is
possible for a maximum of three consecutive
terms, except for the Chairman.
Vice-Chairman will be selected trying to
fulfill a criteria of geographical balance.
from the regular meetings, held at the time
of major International Conferences, special
meetings may be held at any other occasion
upon the call of the Chairman, any
Vice-Chairman or a majority of the membership
of the INEA.
special meetings will fulfill the following
will have an advisory nature.
Executive Committee and the
membership will be informed in
advance of its agenda.
conclusions will be reported to
the Executive Committee in a
least one Vice-Chairman will
participate in them.
Executive Committee could decide the making
of a study or Position Paper on an issue of
current interest. With that purpose an ad hoc
committee will be appointed by the Executive
Committee. The purpose and target group of
that study will be clearly stated by the ad
hoc committee. The purpose of that study will
be clearly defined at a foreword of the
Position Paper. This study could be sent for
publication to different magazines of the
media, both technical and non technical. It
will be the responsibility of the members of
INEA, if they wish so, the publication of
such studies in their area of influence.
of subject, title and rapporteurs for any new
study or Position Paper shall be by the
Executive Committee with qualified majority
(3/4 of voting members). Part of this
decision may be delegated to some specific
members of the Executive Committee. When the
Executive Committee had approved a new
subject for a Position Paper, the information
should be circulated to all INEA members. The
draft Position Paper, prepared by the
rapporteurs, shall be circulated for comments
to all members of the INEA, with no more than
two months for comments. The rapporteurs
shall produce, within two months, a second
draft incorporating, so far as possible, all
comments received from INEA members.
second draft shall be approved, with minor
modifications if necessary, by the Executive
Committee as follows. Position Papers shall
require unanimous approval from all members
of the Executive Committee. If approval is
obtained by a qualified majority of
two-thirds vote of those present at the
Executive Committee, the paper will become a
Report to the INEA. If no qualified majority
favours the approval, the subject will be
cancelled although the Chairman will retain
the right to refer the paper back to the
rapporteurs for a further draft.