(1) In the event that any member of the Association violates the laws, General Assembly resolutions or Association bylaws, the Board of Directors shall examine the situation and depending on the result, shall either issue a warning or suggest that a disciplinary penalty be imposed. Such penalties are final.
(2) Prior to resolving for a fine or provisional or final expulsion, the Board of Directors must conduct an investigation about the member subject to complaint, take the defensive statement of the said member and finalize the investigation within one month at the latest.
(3) Such penalties may be imposed as a result of an investigation conducted by the Board of Directors on its own motion. However, the member is entitled to object to such decision at the General Meeting.
(4) The enforcement of the abovementioned penalties, modes of conducting the investigation, grounds and requirements for such investigation shall be determined by a General Meeting resolution.