Eliigibility to be admitted as a member

 

In terms of section 6 of the Ordinance the Members are empowered to make Rules, among other things, for the admission, withdrawal and expulsion of members. Accordingly, in terms of Rules so adopted, the following are eligible to be admitted as members

 
Rule 4 : Members

 

Eligibility - Any Firm, Company, Corporation or Individual, resident in Sri Lanka and engaged or interested in the general trade of Sri Lanka and willing to aid in the carrying into effect the objects of the Chamber.

Admission by - Election of the membership, upon application made.

Privileges – all privileges of membership.

 
Rule 7 : Honorary Members

 

Eligibility - Persons distinguished in commerce, art, finance or administration or who shall have rendered to the Chamber services that the Chamber Committee considers to be of a special nature.

Admission by - Resolution adopted by the membership at a general meeting of the Chamber);

Privileges - All privileges of membership. Not required to pay entrance fee or subscription.

 
Rule 7(a) (i) :Overseas members

 

Eligibility - Any Firm, Company, Corporation or Individual, resident outside Sri Lanka and engaged in exporting goods, services or technology to Sri Lanka or in making investments in Sri Lanka, and is willing to aid in the carrying into effect the objects of the Chamber.

Admission by - Election of the general membership

Privileges - All privileges other than the right to vote, to requisition meetings, to be appointed/elected to the Committee, to hold office in the Chamber as a member of the Committee or as an office bearer of the Chamber or as a member of a sub committee of the Chamber.

 
Rule 7(b)(i) :Affiliated members

 

Eligibility - A Chamber of Commerce having objects which are not in conflict with or contrary to the objects of the Chamber, consisting of members who are engaged in trade or industry in Sri Lanka or being situated in a foreign country is composed of members who are engaged in trade with Sri Lanka or otherwise interested in exchanging information or collaborating with the Chamber

Admission by - Election of the general membership

Privileges - All the rights and privileges

 

 
Members are key to the success of our Chamber
 

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