(a) Any member may voluntarily resign its membership of the Federation.
(b) Notwithstanding the provisions of section 7(a) of this Article, ordinary, associate or honorary membership of FFOU may be terminated by the National Executive Committee, with the approval of the Delegates Conference, on the following grounds:
(i) If the member organization ceases to operate within the criteria that qualified it for membership;
(ii) If the member organization has no physical address/office where it can be contacted and conduct its business for a continuous period of six months;
(iii) If the member organization fails to meet its membership obligations for a period of twelve months;
(i) If the member organization conducts its business contrary to any policy guidelines or codes of conduct adopted by the Delegates Conference;
(ii) If the member is involved in unethical or illegal activities that tarnish the image or credibility of the Federation;
(c) The NEC shall on learning of conduct of a member that would constitute a ground for dismissal, give notice to such member requiring it to appear and explain themselves to the Technical Team.
(d) The NEC shall, where no satisfactory explanation is given, recommend to the Delegates Conference or Extra Ordinary Delegates Conference that the member be suspended or dismissed from the Federation.
(e) Membership of FFOU shall not be terminated unless two-thirds of the members present and voting at a Delegates Conference or Extra Ordinary Delegates Conference endorse the decision.
(f) A member whose membership has been terminated· shall remain liable to pay all debts or sums due to the Federation at the time of termination.