Interpretation

1 In these bylaws unless the context otherwise requires,

(a) “Association” means The Alberta Teachers’ Association referred to in the Teaching Profession Act,
(b) “code of professional conduct” means the Code of Professional Conduct as approved by the Association,
(c) “district” means a district of the Association constituted by the Provincial Executive Council as approved by resolution of the Annual Representative Assembly,
(d) “executive committee” means the executive body of a local,
(e) “executive secretary” means the executive secretary of the Association,
(f) “local” means a local association of the Association constituted by the Provincial Executive Council,
(g) “local representative” means a delegate from a local to a representative assembly,
(h) “Provincial Executive Council” means the executive body of the Association,
(i) “representative assembly” means a general meeting composed of representatives of locals, members of the Provincial Executive Council and such other persons as are authorized by the Provincial Executive Council or by the representative assembly to attend, and the “annual representative assembly” means the “annual general meeting” used in the Teaching Profession Act,
(j) “secretary” means the secretary or secretary-treasurer of a local,
(k) “sublocal” means a unit of a local association constituted by the local,
(l) “teacher” means a person holding a certificate of qualification as a teacher issued under the School Act.

2 These bylaws as presently in force, or as altered, amended or repealed from time to time, shall be taken and be deemed to be the governing bylaws of the Association.