Member who going to apply absent membership, please read the below guideline carefully, complete the “Absent Membership Application” Form and submit to the General Office.
EXTRACT FROM THE ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION RELATING TO ABSENT MEMBERSHIP ABSENT MEMBERS FEE:
ABSENT MEMBERS FEE:
Any member may, on advising the Club of their intention to leave the SAR for a period of 90 days or more, may have their name placed on the list of Absent Members on payment of one month’s subscription (to be paid on each occasion they have their name placed on the list of Absent Members). By doing so they shall for so long as their name remains upon the list of Absent Members no longer have the right to vote at General Meetings, to keep a vessel on the Club’s moorings and hardstandings or otherwise to use the Club’s facilities, except that if visiting Hong Kong they shall upon providing proof of their identity and their Absent Member status to the Club’s staff, be entitled to make use of the Bar and Restaurant and to pay for the same by purchasing cash coupons. They shall not be entitled to invite guests when making use of the Bar and Restaurant Facilities.
A Member whose name is on the Absent Member list shall not be obliged to pay a monthly subscription.
Absent Membership shall be renewable annually on 1st of September each year. Any Absent Member who wishes to renew their Absent Membership shall pay a fee to renew their Absent Membership equal to [one] month’s subscription at the rate which shall apply at the 1st of September in the relevant year.
A Member whose name is on the Absent Member’s list shall whether or not they are residing in the SAR be entitled to be re-instated to the list of Active Members upon resumption of the payment of monthly subscriptions, and shall become entitled thereupon to all of the rights and privileges of a Member.
Absent Membership shall only be available to Members who are not residing in the SAR. Any Member who has their name on the list of Absent Members and who returns to reside in the SAR shall have six months within which to be reinstated to the Active Members list. After 6 months they shall lose the right be reinstated to the Active Members list and the right to renew their Absent Membership.
Any Member whose name is on the Absent Members list and who does not renew their Absent Membership by 31st of December in any year shall have their name removed from the Absent Members list, and should they thereafter wish to be a member of the Club they shall be obliged to apply for Membership as though they had never been a Member of the Club, and shall be obliged to pay all of the relevant entrance and other fees which apply from time to time to new applications for membership.
A Member whose name is placed on the list of Absent Members during the period from 1st of January to 31st August in any year shall not be required to pay any amount for the first renewal of their Absent Membership.
No Member shall be permitted to have their name placed on the list of Absent Members while any money unpaid on their Club account.
Please download the Absent Membership Application Form form the link below:
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