[Section 1 General Rules]
Article 1 (Objective): This society has its objective
in dedicating to the development of scientific technology
through literary activities and distribution related
to fundamentals and applications of entomology in order
to contribute to promoting the human welfare.
Article 2 (Title): This society shall be referred
to as 'The Entomological Society of Korea' (Hereinafter,
Article 3 (Office Site): The office of this Society
shall be in Seoul.
Article 4 (Affiliations & chapter): This society
may establish affiliates and chapters in various locations
through voting of the board. Each affiliate and chapter
may also establish appropriate rules.
Article 5 (Activities): This society shall engage in
the following activities in order to achieve the purpose
indicated in article 1.
1.Publication of Journal, Academic Publications &
2.Sponsor Academic Convention, Symposium, Seminars,
and Academic Conference
3.Fortify cooperation with academia, industry, and research
4.Development and supply training and education programs.
5.International exchange of academic scholarship.
6.Promote good will among members.
7.Support research and award excellent achievements
8.Other necessary activities for achieving its objective
[Section 2 Member]
Article 6 (Membership types and Qualifications): The
society's memberships are as follows and those who agree
with the objectives of the society, submit prescribed
membership applications, and receive approval from the
board or other appointed board can be members.
1.Regular membership: Those who studied entomology
or related fields or those who have been in the field
for several years.
2.Student membership: Those who are studying entomology
or related fields in undergraduate or graduate schools.
3.Special membership: Organization or business that
pay special membership fees.
4.Organization membership: School, library, research
center or other non-profit academic organizations or
5.Honorary membership: Anyone whose contribution to
entomology development and supply is notable or has
meritorious achievement in the growth of the society.
Article 7 (Member's Rights & Duties): The member
of the society shall retain the following rights.
1.Receive society journal and newsletters published
by the society.
2.Submit dissertations to the society journal.
3.Attend academic events and meeting sponsored by the
society and state opinions on research presentation
4.Regular members may participate in the society business
operations and voting rights, and other rights such
as nominating board members.
Members of the society have the following duties.
1.Adhere to the general rules of the society.
2.Pay membership fee (exclude honorary member and honorary
Article 8 (Membership Cancellation): Members of the
society may at any time cancel their memberships.
Article 9 (Member Expulsion): any member(s) who are
considered as following may be expelled from membership
by the voting of the board.
1.Any person who is considered to have acted hostile
to the objective of the society.
2.Any person who is considered to have damaged the reputation
of the society.
3.Any person who failed to fulfill his or her duties.
[Section 3 Officers]
Article 10 (Types of Officers and Number): The society
shall maintain the following officers.
2.2 assistant directors
4.less than 100 board members (including director and
5.A few honorary board members
Article 11 (Officer Term): The term of the officers
are as follows.
1.the term of the office for officers is one year and
may be reappointed.
2.During the term of the officer, if any vacancy occurs
then supplementary vote will be conducted by the board
and the term of the officer who is elected shall be
for the remainder of the previous officer.
Article 12 (Nomiations of Officers): Officers shall
be nominated as follows:
1.Director, assistant director and auditor shall be
elected by the board of directors and they shall be
appointed after receiving approval from the board and
2.Director's committee shall elect board members and
the director to receive approval from the board of directors
and the general meeting.
3.Honorary board members shall be those who have been
acting director or assistant director or contributed
greatly to the development of the Society who were recommended
by the board of directors.
4.Any termination of office before the end of the term
shall go through the voting of the general meeting.
Article 13 (Duties of Officers & Designating Director
Agent): The duties of the officers are as follows:
1.Director shall represent the Society, supervise society's
operations, and act as chairman of general meeting,
board meetings, and operation board meetings.
2.Assistant director shall aid the director.
3.Board member shall attend the board meetings, vote
on the operation related items of the Society, and implement
any items as related to them by the board or director.
4.In case of deceased or there is a vacancy of the director,
the elected assistant director shall act as the director.
5.The board director shall supervise the relevant board
and execute all operational activities as directed by
Article 14 (Auditor's duties): Auditor shall have the
1.Audit the capital and accounting of the Society
2.Audit the operation of the board and related items
3.Report and request any corrective measures in case
of any wrongful or illegal activities found in the audit
pursuant to item 1 and 2 audits.
4.Request calling a board or general meeting if necessary
to report any such situations found in item 3.
5.Testify to director, general meeting, or the board
concerning the capital or operational terms of the general
meeting or the board.
6.Sign and certify on the general meeting or the board
[Section 4 general meeting]
Article 15 (Function of general meeting): general meeting
shall consider and approve the following items:
1.Consider and approve the business and close accounting
for the applicable year
2.Consider and approve next year business plan and budget
3.Society General Rule Provision Revisions
4.Refer items as determined necessary by the board
5.Other important items
Article 16 (Calling of general meeting): general meeting
shall be called pursuant to following rules.
1.general meeting can be divided into regular general
meeting and temporary general meeting. Regular general
meeting shall be called by Fall academic convention
and temporary general meeting by the director as determined
2.Director shall prescribe considering proposals on
the notice or the society publication 14 days prior
to the general meeting to give notice to each member.
3.general meeting may be resolution items prescribed
in the notification pursuant to the above.
Article 17 (general meeting resolution quorum)
general meeting shall be composed of regular members.
The opening of the meeting shall begin with over 1/10
of the regular membership and voting shall be done by
the majority vote of the attended members. Except, when
there is a tie, the chairman shall break the tie.
Article 18 (general meeting exception): general meeting
exceptions are as follows:
1. Director shall call a general meeting within 20 days
of the meeting request date when there is a request
pursuant to the following items.
1)When the majority of the current board members present
objectives for the meeting and request a meeting.
2)When auditor requests a meeting pursuant to article
13, item 4.
3)When over 1/10 of the regular members present objectives
for the meeting and request a meeting
2. When the one in authority to call the meeting has
been vacant or dismisses such requests to prevent calling
the general meeting, the meeting can be called by either
the majority or the 1/10 of the regular membership vote.
3. Any general meeting pursuant to item 2 shall be conducted
as chairman by the eldest of the attending board members.
Article 19 (general meeting resolution 제척사유): When the
chairman or the member is related to one of the following
items, he or she may not attend the vote.
1.Self-related items concerning officer appointment
2.Any items that accompany financial and capital transfer
that is in conflict with the member and the Society's
[Section 5 Board of Directors]
Article 20 (Structure & Function of Board of Directors):
The board shall be composed of board members and it
shall consider resolution each of the following items.
1.Items related to business plan and operations of the
2.Items related to budget closing accounting and capital
purchase and sale
3.Items related to general rules and regulations
4.Items related to appointment of officers
5.Items related to qualification consideration &
agreement of members
6.Items related to awards
7.Items related to board establishment and termination
8.Items related to dissolution of the society
9.Items as directed by the general meeting
10.Other important items
Article 21 (Calling Board Meetings): The board meetings
shall be called as follows:
1.Director shall call a board meeting and at least seven
days prior to the meeting, he shall prescribe the objective
of the meeting and send notifications to each board
2.The voting is limited to those items notified in the
item 1 above by the board. Except other items may be
referred and resolved if the majority of the board members
attend the meeting and there is an unanimous agreement.
Article 22 (Board meeting opening and resolution quorum)
The board shall open with the majority of board member
in attendance and decide by majority vote of those in
attendance. In case of a tie, the chairman will break
Article 23 (exception of calling the board meeting):
exception of calling the board meeting is as follows:
1.Director shall call a board meeting within 20days
from the requested meeting date when there is a request
applicable to one of the following situations.
1)When requested by the majority of board members by
presenting its objective
2)When requested by the auditor pursuant to Article
13, item 4.
3)When the one in authority to call the meeting has
been vacant or dismisses such request to prevent board
meeting for over seven days, the majority vote by the
board members can override such decision and call a
Article 24 (Prohibition against paper resolution):
There shall be no paper resolution at the board meeting.
[Section 6 Committee]
Article 25 (Committee Members): In order to respond
to the consultations of director and the society's operation
execution, committees can be established. All article
strucutre and operation of each of the committee shall
be pursuant to the board establishment rules and regulations.
Article 26(operation committee) In order to execute
operations successfully at the board meetings and general
meeting, an operation committee can be established.
The structure and operation of the committee and related
items shall be pursuant to board regulations as determined
by the board of directors.
[Section 7 Assets & Accounting]
Article 27 (Asset division, management & control):
The assets of the society are as follows:
1.The assets of the society can be divided into general
funds and donations.
2.The general funds shall designate the following as
2)board membership fees
4)Excess Funds from Capital
3.Donations shall be control and managed pursuant to
4.When the assets shall be donated, modified, or used
as a collateral, the board shall approve of such activities.
5.Concerning operation and management of assets, board
and the general meeting shall determine separately unless
there are special rules and regulations in law and the
Article (Accounting Year) The Society's accounting year
shall be from November 1 to October 31 of the following
Article 29 (Revenue & Expenditure Budget) The budget
for Revenue and expenditure shall be approved by the
general meeting and resolution from the board of directors
along with the business plan at least 30 days prior
to the beginning of every accounting year.
Article 30 (Membership Fee) The membership fee for the
Society for the year shall be decided by the general
meeting through the consideration of the board of directors.
Article 31 (liabilities other than budget) Any liabilities
or receivable waiver shall go through resolution of
the board of directors and general meeting.
[Section 8 Supplementary Rule]
Article 32 (Dissolution): When the society is to be
dissolved, the board resolution through over 2/3 vote
by the board members and over 2/3 vote in agreement
by the members are required.
Article 33 (Reversion of Remaining Asset): When the
society is dissolved, the remaining assets shall be
donated to government, regional organizations, or academic
institutions with the same or similar objectives as
Article 34 (Dissolution Officer) When the society is
to be dissolved, the dissolution officer shall be nominated
from the board members at the time of dissolution with
the approval from the general meeting.
Article 35 (General Rule Revision): When the general
rule is to be revised, it shall be done by the majority
vote of the board of directors and approved by the general
Article 36 (Execution of Rules): Any necessary items
in executing the society's general rules, the board
of directors vote is required.
Article 37 (Public Announcement): Any public announcements
pursuant to law, general rules, and board of director's
vote by the Society shall be published in general newspaper
or regular publications of the academic publisher.
Article 38 (Provision): Any items that are not regulated
by the general rule shall be determined by the general
[Section 9 Supplementary Rule]
1.(Effective Date): This rule shall be effective on
May 18, 1999.
2.Any enactment and revision of the rule are as follows.
November 6, 1970 enactment; October 18, 1975 Revision;
September 15, 1977 Revision; November 29, 1978 Revision;
May 18, 1996 Revision; May 8, 1999 Revision.