15.1 For the purposes of promoting and organising local activities the membership of the Association shall be divided into local branches with at least one branch in each district health board region.

15.2 Each branch is entitled to appoint and send one or more representatives to annual and special conferences of the Association, in accordance with clause 10.3(d) of this constitution.

15.3 The National Executive may from time to time establish additional branches, based around one or more employer or on some other basis, to encourage or facilitate greater membership involvement in the activities of the Association.

Keywords: Branches