4.1 The PRESIDENT shall, except in unforeseen circumstances, hold office for a year, and at the end of his/her year of office he/she shall be succeeded as President by the nominated VICE-PRESIDENT.
4.2 The VICE PRESIDENT shall be proposed by a member of the Society and seconded by another member, and may be recommended by the Council. The VICE PRESIDENT ought to have served on Council for twelve months prior to nomination.
4.3 The TREASURER, SECRETARY, MEMBERSHIP SECRETARY and PUBLICITY OFFICER shall be eligible for re-election.
4.4 The three Honorary, Ordinary or Honorary Life members shall be elected to serve on the Council for twelve months and after that period shall be eligible for re-election but shall not serve in this capacity on the Council for more than three consecutive years.
4.5 The IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT, having served in that capacity on the Council for twelve months, shall automatically retire at the expiration of that period and shall not be eligible for re-election to Council for a period of twelve months.