“The new constitution was passed by the 53 out of the 56 residents who attended the EOGM held on the 3rd March (Tuesday). Therefore, the JCRC presidential elections will be held this semester. Please note that only the post of President & Vice-President will be in contention.”
For further enquiries, please contact Election Committee Head, Ng Huey Shin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 96168971.
Part IV- Election of the President and Vice President of the JCRC
Article 16. Eligibility of Candidates.
To be eligible, candidates should have a minimum residency of two consecutive semesters prior to the application.
Article 17. Procedure.
(a) The President and Vice-President are to be elected on a joint ticket.
(b) Any other procedures and requirements are to be determined by the JCRC with the endorsement of the SCRC.
Article 18. Term of office.
(a) The term of office of the President and the Vice-President shall last from one AGM to the next consecutive AGM.
Article 19. Removal.
(a) The President and/or the Vice-President can only be removed from office at the discretion of the Master.
Article 20. Contingencies
(a) In the event that the office of the President becomes vacant, the Vice-President shall assume the office of the President. A new Vice-President shall be appointed by the President.
(b) In the event that the office of the Vice-President becomes vacant, a new Vice-President shall be appointed by the President.
(c) In the event that both the offices of the President and Vice-President become vacant, fresh elections shall be called to elect a new President and Vice-President.
(d) The Master may appoint an Interim JCRC at his discretion in the event that both the offices of the President and Vice-President becomes vacant.
Part V- Appointment of the President’s Cabinet
Article 21. The President shall appoint the remaining members of the JCRC.
Article 22. Composition.
(a) The President may appoint a maximum of 10 additional members, bringing the total number of JCRC members to 12.
(b) These appointments shall only become effective when the Master agrees to them.
(c) In the event that the President wants to appoint more than 10 additional members, permission must be sought from the Master.
Article 23. Removal.
(a) All appointed members hold office at the President’s pleasure.
(b) The Master may review and reverse any decision of the President to remove an appointed member of the JCRC.
Article 24. Term and duration of JCRC members.
The term and duration of appointed members of the JCRC are to run concurrently and are contingent upon the term and duration of the offices of the President and Vice-President.