The Constitution of the

Association Internationale de Numerologues (AIN Global)

The Association’s Constitution and Code of Ethics can be downloaded here as a pdf

Article 1 Aims and Objectives

  1. To build a brotherhood amongst numerologists worldwide
  2. To serve the public good through the promotion and practice of Numerology
  3. To promote the practice of Numerology as a profession.
  4. To stimulate and encourage the development of Numerology.
  5. To represent the interests of professional numerologists

Article 2 Definitions and Interpretation
a) Numerology

Numerology is the study of the hidden qualities of numbers as they reflect life.

b) Numerologist

A Numerologist is a person who uses his/her knowledge of numbers to enable their client to understand the patterns of their lives.

c) Interpretation

'Interpretation of the Constitution shall be a matter for Council except where otherwise instructed by an AGM or EGM.If, in exceptional circumstances, a decision by AGM or EGM be deemed perverse by Council, then Council may vote to overturn such decision. In the event of a tied vote by Council, the Chair shall decide by exercise of casting vote.

Article 3 Code of Ethics

Membership of AIN may be regarded as a guarantee to clients of the member’s integrity, sincerity, and ability.
a) Members must not behave in a manner that could bring the AIN into disrepute.
b) Proper ethical conduct must always be paramount in the numerologist’s relations with the client. Their disposition must be one of courtesy, discretion, and tact to accept the responsibility to encourage and facilitate the self development of the client whilst fully respecting their right of self-determination.

c) Members must treat any information or material relating to clients with absolute confidentiality. Only if the client gives their agreement in writing should any case study be used for publication or teaching purposes.

d)  Members must clarify before any consultation the nature of the service being provided, the duration of the session and the fees involved.

e) When speaking to the public, members should not comment on the personal lives of public figures

f) During a numerology consultation, members must not offer any advice normally covered by other specialised professions. If the need for such advice appears to be indicated, the member must make it clear to the client that he/she should seek such advice from a person with the appropriate skills.

g) Members should respect the religious, spiritual, and social views of their clients.

h) Members should seek, and according to their consciences, to respect and observe, the laws of the jurisdictions within which they practise.

i) Each country / jurisdiction should draw up a Code of Conduct based broadly upon this Article, such Codes to be observed and followed by AIN members within the legislative framework.

of each country / jurisdiction, and according to the consciences of members. Council may provide or offer guidance on the drafting of Codes where required.

Article 4 Organisation
a) The Council

The Association shall be run by an elected Council, chosen from members by show of hands of members at an AGM.

b) Council membership

i) Statutory officers: Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary, Treasurer whose term of office shall be five years, and

ii) Council Members: Up to seven Council Members whose term of office shall be one year.

iii) Any member of the Association may be considered for service on the Council

iv) The Council may co-opt members (inc. Officers) at any time there is a vacancy.

v) Council may, at its discretion, designate members of Council, to serve in specific roles for the tenure of that council which is normally 12 months.

vi) Council shall appoint a member annually to represent AIN(A). Such member should normally be nominated by the Chair of AIN(A).

c) Council Meetings

i) The Council shall meet at least five times a year.

ii) Five members of Council, including a minimum of 2 statutory officers, shall

constitute a quorum.

iii) Matters shall be decided by simple majority vote, In the event of a spilt vote, the matter shall be decided by the casting vote of the Chair.

d) Duties of Statutory Officers

i)   Chair

The Chair shall:

            Oversee the general running of the Association.

            Chair Council and General Meetings,

            Be the official representative of the Association in matters involving the media.

            Be responsible for all non-routine matters of Association business or policy.

ii)  Secretary

The Secretary shall:

            Be responsible for maintaining membership records.

            Take and distribute minutes of council meetings.

            Collect subscriptions.

            Store the accounts and certified minutes.

            Attend to general correspondence and organise mailings to members.

            Organise the AGM and EGM notices.

            Act as Returning Officer at the AGM.

iii) Treasurer

The Treasurer shall:

            Be responsible for keeping the accounts.

            Invoice members where required.

            Chase debts

            Provide as required financial statements to the Council.

            Present a statement of annual income and expenditure for the year.

iv) Vice Chair

The Vice Chair shall deputise for the Chair as required.

e) Duties of Council Members

Members shall attend all scheduled Council meetings. Non-attendance without good reason shall be treated as de facto resignation.

Article 5 Membership
a) Categories of Membership
There are four categories of membership: Consultant Member, Member, Honorary Life Member and Affiliate Member (Organisation)
b) Qualification: Consultants
 Applicants shall be eligible for consultant membership through one of two methods.

i)  Receipt from the Connaissance School of Numerology of a diploma certificate


ii) Have practised as a numerologist and can provide evidence from written and recorded readings. OR

iii) Have made a recognised contribution to the field of Numerology or can produce a book or an original article of no less than 5000 words in length demonstrating their familiarity with an aspect of Numerology, thus demonstrating their competence in their chosen area.


iv) Agree to abide by the Association's Rules and Code of Ethics


v) Agree to include mention of their membership of the Association on any relevant publicity or information material they produce.

c) Qualification: Member
This category is open to anyone over 18 years old, or minors with parental permission, who have an interest in numerology, irrespective of knowledge or experience.

d) Qualification: Affiliate Member
Terms for affiliate membership shall be considered on an individual basis by Council.

e) The Award of Honorary Life Member

The award of Honorary Life Member shall be in the gift of the Counciland awarded only for exceptional service to the Association.

f) Membership Selection
i) Approval of applications for Honorary Life Member and Affiliate Member shall be by Council.

ii) The Council reserves the right to refuse an application for membership without giving a reason.

g) Termination of Membership
Membership shall be terminated by letter from Council

i) If the annual membership due is in arrears though by discretion of

the council.

ii) For breaches of the Code of Ethics and/or Code of Conduct as determined by the Council.

iii) For comments or actions that bring the Association into disrepute

iv) where, in the opinion of the Council, a member has shown by his/her conduct to be unfit to remain in membership.

v) Where the Council decide a membership may be terminated that member shall be sent:

a letter of warning that termination is being considered giving grounds and a notice of termination and grounds for it in a letter from the Chair.

vi) A terminated member is entitled to appeal. An appeal must be made to the Chair detailing any grounds or information not previously disclosed within 21 days of termination. Appeals should be heard by the Chair. The Chairman’s decision will be final.

vii) In exceptional circumstances the Council may decide to terminate a membership with no right of appeal allowed.

 Article 6 Education
Part of the Association’s educational function is exercised by and through the Connaissance School of Numerology which is incorporated into the Association subject to the following provisions:

1. The School retains complete control over all matters relating to its own operations, in particular,

            a. content of courses, workshops, etc. and, the style and methods of teaching.

            b. the selection and training of teaching and other staff.

2. The Association shall have no claim upon the funds of the Connaissance School for any purpose. The Council of the Association may at its discretion, make periodic grants or loans to the Connaissance School for purposes except the funding of day-to-day operations.

Article 7 General Meetings
a) The Annual General Meeting
i)    Notification

            The Annual General Meeting shall be held at a time and place to be notified to all members 60 days in advance of said date.

Council shall have discretion to decide upon:

1.Format of meeting including truncated meetings conducted entirely by statutory officers and principal of the Connaissance School and, where possible, recorded for distribution to the members.

2.Medium through which meetings may entirely, or in part, be conducted including the use of online video and satellite services.

3.Where possible, voting by overseas members shall be facilitated via

online services.

4.In very exceptional circumstances, to delay, postpone or cancel the AGM.

            ii)   Content

            Council shall submit to the Annual General Meeting:

            a) Reports by the Chairman, the Secretary, and the Treasurer

            b) Accounts for the last financial year

            c) Any resolutions proposed by the outgoing Council

            d) Any other matters as directed by earlier General Meetings

            The following business shall be transacted at the Annual General Meeting:

            e) Presentation of the accounts

            f) Presentation of reports of Statutory Officers

            g) Consideration of resolutions by the Council

            h) Consideration of members motions

            j)  Election of Statutory Officers and Council Members

            iii)  Voting

            All members are eligible to vote.

Voting shall be by a show of hands of eligible members. A motion or resolution will be deemed passed if more than 50% of eligible members present, or voting by proxy, are in favour. In the event of a tie the Chair shall have casting vote.

            iv)  Elections

An election shall take place where more than one member has been nominated for a Statutory Officer post or Council Member post, as appropriate.

            The election shall be conducted by the Secretary or a statutory officer who is not a candidate as appropriate. Each candidate shall be permitted to address the meeting and the meeting shall vote by show of hands from eligible voters. The candidate polling most votes shall be deemed elected. In the event of a tie the chair shall have casting vote.

b) Extraordinary General Meeting
i) Notification
An Extraordinary General Meeting may be convened at any time by Council. Notice of such a meeting shall be posted to every member at least 21 days before the meeting, specifying the business to be discussed. No other business may be discussed at an EGM. Upon request for an EGM to the secretary from a minimum of 5 members, all members shall be balloted as to whether such an EGM shall be held. If a majority of those replying request such an EGM, then the Secretary shall arrange for it to be held within 21 days.   

            ii)  Voting

            All members are eligible to vote.

Voting shall be by a show of hands of eligible members. A motion or resolution will be deemed passed if more than 50% of eligible members present, or voting by proxy, are in favour. In the event of a tie the chair shall have casting vote

Article 8 Changes to Constitution

The Constitution may be changed at an AGM or EGM Members may propose changes, and the proposal shall be passed if voted for by at least two thirds of the eligible members present. In the event of tied vote, the matter shall be decided by the casting vote of the Chair.

Article 9   Winding-up the Association

In the event of the winding-up the Association, when all debts and obligations are met, any remaining moneys become the assets of the Connaissance School of Numerology.


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