14.1. Without limiting the generality of anything in these Rules, LLN may terminate a Member from LLN, in whole or in part with no refund of the Membership Fee or Trust Fund Fee, immediately by notice in writing if:-
14.1.1. The Member (including any branch or subsidiary of the Member) is in breach
of any term of these Rules and/or Code and such breach is not remedied within 30 days of notification by LLN;
14.1.2. The Member’s Membership Fees or Trust Fund contributions remain unsettled after 3 reminders are sent to the Member;
14.1.3. The Member becomes, threatens or resolves to become or is in jeopardy of becoming subject to any form of insolvency administration;
14.1.4. The Member, being a partnership, dissolves, threatens or resolves to become or is in jeopardy of dissolving;
14.1.5. The Member distributes any information obtained by way of its membership with LLN to non-members of LLN;
14.1.6. The Member ceases or threatens to cease conducting its business in a normal manner;
14.1.7. The Member engages in any misconduct and/or conduct unbecoming and/or conduct unbefitting of a Member of LLN, where “conduct unbecoming and/or conduct unbefitting” means conduct that is in the view of the Council of LLN to be contrary to the interest of other Members of LLN and LLN itself; or in the opinion of the Council of LLN to harm the image and standing of LLN in the eyes of other members and/or the public ; and/or
14.1.8. The Member and/or Members organize and/or howsoever get involved with other Members of LLN with respect to and/or howsoever in connection with any dispute, discussions, gatherings which the Council of LLN and Members of LLN find to be prejudicial or to the detriment of LLN.
14.1.9. LLN may terminate any Member with immediate effect, without the need any reason and/or explanation whatsoever. LLN may also terminate any Member if it is the view of the Council of LLN to be contrary to the interest of other Members of LLN and LLN itself; and/or in the opinion of the Council of LLN to harm the image and standing of LLN in the eyes of other Member(s) and/or the public.
14.1.10. Any Member may terminate its membership with LLN with immediate effect, without the need for any reason and/or explanation whatsoever with no refund of the membership fee or trust fund.
14.2. If notice is given to the Member pursuant to sub rule 1 above, LLN may, in addition to terminating the Agreement;
14.2.1. Retain any monies paid by the Member; and
14.2.2. Be regarded as discharged from any further obligations.
14.3. Members are prohibited from setting up a network with the same objectives as LLN whilst being Members of LLN. LLN shall terminate members who breach this Rule.
14.4. Any Member may terminate their membership by giving 4 Weeks’ notice (hereinafter referred to as “Termination Notice”) to LLN in writing via letter or electronic mail. The Termination Notice shall be signed and dated.
14.5. An acknowledgment by LLN shall be issued to the Member within 4 weeks of LLN’s receipt of the Termination Notice. The name of the Member shall then be removed from the Register.
14.6. Resigning Members will have to settle all outstanding Invoices owed to existing LLN Members. Similarly, any outstanding amounts owed to Resigning Members have to be settled by LLN Members without any delay.
14.7. Members are advised that neither the Membership Fee nor the payment towards the Trust Fund will be refunded for the year in which termination takes effect.
14.8. Members who voluntarily withdraw, automatically terminate their membership or are terminated by LLN shall refrain from using LLN logo (hereinafter referred to as the “Logo”).