Articles and byelaws
The Articles and Byelaws are a legal framework that was established at the founding of the British Society of Master Glass Painters in 1921.
Most of the Articles of Association relate to running of the society. Here are a couple that are relevant to the membership. For a full list please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The membership of the Society shall consist of six classes, viz: (1) Fellows, (2) Associates, (3) Craft Associates, (4) Ordinary Members, (5) Honorary Fellows and (6) Institutional Subscribers, of whom a register shall be kept by the Secretary. The first four classes and the sixth shall be subscribing members, the fifth non-subscribing members. The first three classes shall consist of qualified practising crafts(wo)men and artists and membership of these classes shall thus constitute a professional qualification.
Article 8: Associates (AMGP) shall be elected from those who are current Ordinary members of the Society and must be individuals not less than twenty-five years of age, with a minimum of five years’ relevant experience, able to impress the Selection Board with their excellence in designing and making in the medium. Members who have been elected as Associates and who have paid their annual subscription to the Society are entitled to use the designation AMGP.