Our Governance

Our Constitution

The con­sti­tu­tion of the Amer­i­can Women’s Asso­ci­a­tion was sub­mit­ted and approved by The Minis­ter of Labour and Social Affairs on Jan­u­ary 17, 1991 — pub­lished in Ara­bic in their offi­cial gazette.

As with this doc­u­ment, AWA has by-​​laws which may be drawn up by the com­mit­tee and sub­mitted to the office of Labour and Social Affairs for approval at any time.

AWA Constitution Index

AWA Constitution

Our By-laws

Our by-​​laws may be drawn up by the com­mit­tee and sub­mit­ted to the office of Labour and Social Affairs for approval at any time.

By-​​laws con­sists of amend­ments which are changes to the club’s con­sti­tu­tion that have been approved by the major­ity of the Gen­eral Assembly.

Cur­rently, our by-​​laws cover vot­ing rights, mem­ber­ship groups, how amend­ments to the by-​​laws are cov­ered, nom­i­nat­ing com­mit­tees, length of office, etc.

AWA By-laws

The Stand­ing Rules of the AWA

For­merly, the AWA had by-​​laws and poli­cies and pro­ce­dures as its gov­ern­ing doc­u­ments.  The by-​​laws were replaced with the cur­rent 1991 con­sti­tu­tion and the poli­cies and pro­ce­dures were orga­nized into these stand­ing rules and the for­mat approved by the AWA Exec­u­tive Com­mit­tee on Sep­tem­ber 11, 1995.

The stand­ing rules cover the gov­ern­ing body, gen­eral rules and job descriptions.

AWA Stand­ing Rules