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Bylaws of the Bankrupctcy Section
of the Atlanta Bar Association
 

Article I
NAME, PURPOSE, FISCAL YEAR, LIMITATIONS, DEFINITIONS

Section 1.01.  NAME.

The name of this Section of Atlanta Bar Association, Inc. (the “Atlanta Bar”) shall be the Bankruptcy Section, and shall be hereinafter designated as “the Section".

Section 1.02.  PURPOSE.

The general purposes of the Section shall be the promotion of the objects of the Atlanta Bar within the particular field designated by the name of this Section. To that end, it shall be the purposes of this Section

(a)               To uphold and defend the Constitutions of the United States of America and of the State of Georgia;
(b)               To further the purposes and goals of the Atlanta Bar;
(c)               To encourage the participation of members of the Atlanta Bar in matters relating to bankruptcy and laws governing debtor-creditor relations;
(d)               To provide a means of informing its members about matters relating to laws governing proceedings under Title 11 of the United States Code, 11 U.S.C. 101 et seq. (the “Bankruptcy Code”), the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, as well as laws relating to the rights of debtors and creditors.

Section 1.03.  FISCAL YEAR.

The fiscal year of the Section shall be from June 1 through May 31.

Section 1.04.  LIMITATIONS.

These Bylaws have been adopted subject to the Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws of the Atlanta Bar and, in the event of conflict, the Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws of Atlanta Bar shall control.

Section 1.05.  DEFINITIONS.

The terms Membership, Chair, Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect, Secretary, Treasurer, Board of Directors and similar terms when used herein shall, unless otherwise designated, refer respectively to the Membership, Chair, Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect, Secretary, Treasurer and Board of Directors of this Section.

 

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