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ANMF membership includes Professional Indemnity Insurance (PII) and legal referral. PII protects you against claims for loss, injury or damage to a third party arising from an act, error or omission in performing your professional services. It is mandatory for nurses and midwives to have PII, however, it is also recommended for anyone who provides direct care.
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AUSTRALIAN NURSING & MIDWIFERY FEDERATION (TASMANIAN BRANCH)
MEMBERS RESIGNATION AND REFUND POLICY
|Policy Name:||Members Resignation and Refund Policy|
|Review Frequency:||3 years|
|Last reviewed:||December 2021|
|Next Review Due:||January 2024|
This Policy sets out the process for members of resignation from the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (Tasmanian Branch) [ANMF], and the process for seeking a refund of paid membership fees at the time of resignation.
This policy applies to all fee-paying members of the ANMF wishing to resign from the ANMF Tasmanian Branch. The rules around resignation are set out in the ANMF Federal Rules a copy of which can be found here Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) | FWC Main Site
Resignation from the ANMF Tasmanian Branch
A member of the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation Tasmanian Branch shall cease to be a member when:
a) the member is expelled for a breach of the ANMF rules, or
b) the period of notice of intention to resign (unless previously withdrawn) has expired, or
c) the member is unfinancial for a period of more than six months, or
d) being eligible for membership solely because the member was appointed as an officer of the Federation is no longer eligible, or
the member dies.
e) A member may resign from membership by written notice addressed and delivered to the Branch Secretary, or the Membership Officer of which they are a member. The notice may be given electronically. The notice of resignation shall take effect
- where the member ceases to be eligible to become a member of the ANMF:
a) on the day on which the notice is received by the Branch Secretary; or
b) on the day specified in the notice, which is a day not earlier than the day when the member ceases to be eligible to become a member, whichever is later; or
- in any other case:
a) at the end of two weeks after the notice is received by the Branch Secretary or Membership Officer; or
b) on the day specified in the notice, whichever is later.
Any subscriptions, levies, fines and dues payable by a former member of the Federation at the date on which the resignation takes effect, may be sued for and recovered in the name of the Federation, in a Court of competent jurisdiction, as a debt due to the Federation.
A notice delivered to the Branch Secretary, or Membership Officer shall be taken to have been received by the Branch when it was delivered.
Refunds of Membership fees already Paid
- Where a member has paid membership fees that extend after the two-week resignation notice period, this total will be repaid to the member.
- Where a member believes that they have a case to request that paid membership fees to be returned, without resignation notice, they may do so by writing directly to the Branch Secretary or Membership Officer. It is at the Branch Secretary’s discretion as to whether paid membership fees without resignation notice will be returned to the member.
- The following circumstances for refund will not be refused by the Branch Secretary.
a) Where a member can provide evidence that a previous resignation was forwarded to the appropriate person in the branch but was not processed and/or received.
b) Where a member can provide evidence that they transferred to another interstate branch of the ANMF, but ANMF Tasmania fees were not ceased.
- Refunds will be issued via the payment method in which membership fees were originally paid. In the case that a member has paid via payroll deduction the refund will be paid as a direct debit into their nominated bank account.