Members of the Sri Lanka Armed Services and members of the Police Department who have served in the Regular Force and have left the Forces and Volunteer members with a mobilised Volunteer service and have left the Forces shall be eligible for membership of the association.
i. Admission for membership shall be on application made to the board of management.
ii. An application may be rejected by the Board of Management; however any person aggrieved by such decision may appeal to the Association for reconsideration of his application.
iii. An application submitted on appeal to the Association for re-consideration shall be accepted if it is passed by the majority of votes of members present in voting at a meeting of the Association, at which the appeal is taken up for decision.
c. Types of members: Persons may be admitted as:
ii. Honorary member, or
iii. Associate member
d. A person whose application for membership is accepted will be admitted as a Member on a fee as determined by the AGM.
e. The Board of Management may at any time suspend from membership any member by a simple majority vote if it is of the opinion that such member should be removed from the membership of the Association. Such decision shall be conveyed to the member in writing within seven days of suspension. The Member may appeal to the Board of Management against such decision within one month of the decision been conveyed to him/her and the Board of Management shall then refer such appeal to the disciplinary committee set for that purpose for due inquiry. Disciplinary committee shall convey its recommendations within a month to the Board of Management and the Board of Management shall take appropriate action as recommended and inform the member.
The Disciplinary Committee consisting of not less than three members and not more than five members shall be elected by the members present at the AGM of the Association. Among those members one of them will be appointed the Chairman. The Members of the Board of Management will not be eligible to be appointed to the Disciplinary Committee. In the event of a member leaving the Association he will cease to be a member of the Disciplinary Committee. The Disciplinary committee may summon any witness or call for any record or document as may be required for the inquiry.
f. Honorary Membership
The Board of Management may admit any member of a commonwealth Armed Force (both serving and non serving members) and spouses of deceased as an Honorary Member of the Association. An Honorary Member shall not be eligible to vote or hold office.
g. Associate Membership
The Board of Management will consider and recommend any suitable civilian or children or siblings of Ex-Servicemen who shall be eligible for membership of the association. An associate member shall not be eligible to vote or hold office.