The MDI Constitution was approved by members at the AGM on the 12 September 2020. This Constitution outlines the eligibility and categories of member as follows:
- People with muscular dystrophy aged 18 years and older
- Family members of people with muscular dystrophy
- Volunteers aged 18 years and over who work with people with muscular dystrophy.
The Board determine the annual membership fee and notify members of same and date of payment each year. The Board have agreed an annual membership fee of €15 for all member categories and the closing date for ‘full’ membership entitlements for the current year as 31 March 2023. Annual membership runs from January to December.
As in line with the MDI Constitution, it is important to note that in order to have a vote at the Annual General Meeting (or any Extraordinary General Meetings) or to serve on the MDI Board, you must be a paid-up member on or before 31 March 2023.
Membership subscription can still be received after the above date for the current year. However, the voting rights etc (referred to above) cannot be exercised.