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Robert’s Rules for Project Committee

January 16, 2021


As a general principle, any organisation has the authority to establish any committee and appoint the committee members, unless this is prohibited by its constitution, by-laws, or any of its governing documents. The general assembly of the organisation shall have this authority, and the governing documents shall delegate and extends this authority to its Board. […]

Bylaws and Special Rules for Electronic Meeting

August 26, 2020


The community organisation’s constitution and bylaws or charter are its governing documents. Thus, if the community organisation intends to use the electronic meeting as a mode of meeting, it is preferable the governing documents have the said provision, rather than leave it silence.  The authorship team of Robert’s Rules of Order Newly Revised (RONR), i.e. […]

Electronic Meeting, Societies Act 1966 and Robert’s Rules of Order

August 23, 2020


The electronic meeting has become a preferred mode of meeting for the community organisation than a physical face-to-face meeting, especially during the lock-down period in Malaysia. But, if its constitution and bylaws or charter does not specifically provide electronic meeting as the authorised mode of meeting, is it legal to conduct an electronic meeting in […]