About KPSA

Communication and harmonization among 35 pharmacy universities,

Korean Pharmacy Students Association

KPSA Constitution

Preamble

 Korean Pharmacy Students’ Association (KPSA) is an independent association of students from Korean colleges of pharmacy nationwide to promote solidarity of Korean pharmacy students under democratic principles and to settle concerns and realize demands from students of each colleges of pharmacy by collecting wisdom of 7000 Korean pharmacy students from 35 colleges of pharmacy. To realize the statement above, KPSA propose lines and directions to make a step forward and strive hard to reform healthcare system along with promotion of national Korean pharmacy students’ scholar, cultural interchange (exchange) and harmony. Students at colleges of pharmacy endeavor themselves to establish true ethics of pharmacists as preliminary pharmacists to create a healthy society, and learn posture and practice as a preliminary health and medical service personnel

CHAPTER 1 GENERAL PROVISIONS

Article 1 (Official Name)

① The official name of the present Association is '전국약학대학학생협회 (Korean Pharmacy Students Association)', and it represents an organization operated by voluntary activities of Korean pharmacy students who belong to colleges of pharmacy approved by Republic of Korea.

② The abbreviation of the present Association is, in Korean, ‘전약혐’,in English, ‘KPSA’

Article 2 (Members)

① Students who major in registered colleges of pharmacy approved by Republic of Korea, who are able to obtain Doctor of pharmacy (Pharm.D) degreee after graduation, become member of the present Association during the period of attendance. 2. Members of the present Association are withdrawn from the Association concurrently with their graduation.

② Members of the present Association are withdrawn from the Association concurrently with their graduation.

Article 3 (Organization)The present Association has Executive Organization, Legislative Organization, Special Organization(adhocracy), and Affiliated Organization of following items.

① Executive Organization : President’s Party of the Association, Central Steering Committee, Branch Steering Committee, Central Standing Committee, Executive Committee, Emergency Operation Committee.

② Decision Making Body : Whole Representatives’ Meeting, Central Management Committees’ meeting, Branch Management Committees' meeting.

③ Special Organization

④ Affiliated Organization: Executive committee or student council composed of members of the association from each college.

Article 4 (Branches)Among colleges of pharmacy approved by Republic of Korea, neighboring colleges are bound into a branch, making 6 branches.

① Southern Branch : Seoul, Sungkyunkwan, Ajou, Hanyang

② Eastern Branch : CHA, Kangwon, Kyunghee, Duksung, Dongduk, Sahmyook

③ Western Branch : Gachon, Catholic, Dongguk, Sookmyung, Yonsei, Ewha, Chung-Ang

④ Yeongnam Branch : Kyungpook, Gyeongsang, Kyungsung, Keimyung, Catholic Univ. of Daegu, Pusan, Yeungnam, Inje

⑤ Central Branch : Korea, Dankook, Chungnam, Chungbuk

⑥ Honam Branch : Mokpo, Sunchon, Woosuk, Wonkwang, Chonnam, Chosun

Article 6 (Principles of Decision Making and Enforcement)

① Freedom of discussion, presenting problems, and mutual criticism is guaranteed and decision making is performed by the majority rule while gathering opinions of lower part as much as possible.

② United action is the principle to treat the settled subject. 3. As long as the united action is premised, each branch can perform their independent services.

CHAPTER 2 EXECUTIVE ORGANIZATION

President’s Party of the Association

Article 6 (Composition) The party consists of present association’s President, Vice President, and Chairman of Executive Committee.
Article 7 (Position)

① President represents the Association, and becomes a representative of the Central Steering Committee.

② Vice President shall assist the President, act as President by President’s temporary delegation of authority or in absence of the President. Vice President shall serve as the chairman of the Central Standing Committee.

③ Chairman of the Executive Committee is the Chief Operating Officer of the Executive Committee and operates the Executive Committee by communicating with the President. [Amended Feb.4.2017]

Article 9 (Authority)

① President’s Party shall control general business enforcement of the present meeting.

② President’s Party has the power of appointment and dismissal for the representatives of Central Steering Committee’s affiliated organizations.

③ President’s Party directs and supervises the Central Steering Committee, Executive Committee, and Central Standing Committee.

④ President’s Party is able to suggest alterations or a retraction against the Central Steering Committee's decision and enforcement. In case of alteration and retraction, majority of the Central Steering Committee’s attendance and majority of attending members’ approval must be received.

⑤ President’s Party may establish special organizations for effective work progress when recognized as a special issue.

⑥ The President may perform foreign activities to indicate association’s position as a representative of the association. If the influence of the activity is significant to the members of the association, majority of the Central Steering Committee’s agreement must be obtained.

⑦ For emergency issue that must be decided immediately, the President’s Party may proceed the task under the party's judgment. However, it must be reported and the sit니ation shall be explained to the Central Steering Committee in 24 hours. [Amended Feb. 04. 2017]

Article 9 (Obligation)

① President’s Party shall strive hard for long-term development of the association.

② President's Party shall discuss every issue of the association initially, submit the item to the Legislative Organizations, deliver tasks to Central Steering Committee, Executive Committee, and Central Standing Committee.

③ If an issue that significantly affects members of the association occurs, it must be reported to the Central Steering Committee and delivered through each affiliated student council.

④ Present President’s Party shall cooperate in the election and the transfer of duties and responsibilities to the next term to ensure the next President’s Party do not have inconvenience in duty. [Amended Feb.04.2017]

Article 10 (Tenure)

① The tenure of the president is from 48 hours after the election by regular Whole Representatives’ Meeting to 48 hours after next President’s election by regular Whole Representatives’ Meeting. However, the President possess the authority to appoint the next Central Steering Committees’ positions immediately even if 48 hours after the election doesn't pass.

② Tenure of the Vice president is equal to the President’s tenure. 3. Tenure of the Chairman of the Executive Committee is equal to the President’s tenure.

Central Steering Committee

Article 11 (Position)Central Steering Committee is the executive organization of the association.
Article 12 (Composition)

① Representatives of colleges of pharmacy approved in Republic of Korea are named Central Steering Committee members, and the committee is composed of Central Steering Committee members.

② If a member of the Committee serve as the President of the association, vice-representative of the president's College of Pharmacy is commissioned as the member of the Central Steering Committee.

③ If the representative of the College of Pharmacy is not able to fulfill as the member of the Central Steering Committee by internal property, vice-representative of college of pharmacy, representative of department of pharmacy and representative of department of medicine manufacturing shall replace the position.

Article 13 (Authority)

① Members of the Central Steering Committee may attend the decision making body meeting as representatives of each belonged colleges of pharmacy.

② Members of the Central Steering Committee may submit agenda to the decision making body.

③ Members of the Central Steering Committee are able to attend the decision making body’s vote.

④ If the issue or contents of the proceeding tasks of the association are considered inappropriate, members of the Central Steering Committee may suggest discontinuation of the issue to the President’s Party of the association.

⑤ Members of the Central Steering Committee are able to propose and suggest new issue, task, etc. to the President’s Party of the association

Article 14 (Obligation)

① Members of the Central Steering Committee must gather students’ opinions of the school they belong to as representative of each college of pharmacy and express them to the decision making body.

② Members of the Central Steering Committee must attend the relevant decision making body sincerely as the representative working units of the association.

③ Members of the Central Steering Committee shall promptly notify decisions made by the decision making body or matters to be notified to the affiliated members of each college of pharmacy.

④ Central Steering Committee shall not make any announcements or notices related to matters determined by the Central Steering Committee, and notification stating Central Steering Committee is not to be changed and announced under the member of the Central Steering Committee’s judgment.

Article 15 (Tenure) Tenure of the members of the Central Steering Committee is equal to the President’s tenure.

Branch Steering Committee

Article 16 (Position) Branch Steering Committee is an executive organization of each branch in the Association
Article 17 (Composition)Schools registered in the Association are divided into branches according to each clause and each branch has its own Branch Steering Committee. Schools’ affiliation to each branch refer article 5 (branches) under General Provisions.
Article 18 (Branch Steering Committee Member)

① The presidents of each branch also work as the president of Branch Steering Committee in corresponding branches.

② Members of the Central Steering Committee become Branch Steering Committee members of corresponding branches.

Article 19 (Branch Member) Members of the present association composing relevant branches also become branch members of each corresponding branch.
Article 20 (Authority)

① Branch Steering Committee may have autonomic and independent activities to operate their branch.

② Branch Steering Committee may have Branch Steering Committee's Bylaws for each branch’s management.

Article 21(Obligation)

① Autonomic and independent activities of Branch Steering Committee should not be against the overall lines and ideology of the present association.

② Internal Bylaws of Branch Steering Committee shall not be against the overall lines and ideology of the present association.

③ If the business of the whole association and each branch overlaps, the whole association's business takes the priority.

Article 22 (Tenure)Tenure of the Branch Steering Committee is equal to the President’s tenure.

Central Standing Committee

Article 23 (Position)The Central Standing Committee is an executive organization that reciprocally transfers issue from the President's Party and the Association.
Article 24 (Composition)

① Vice President of the association also serve as president of the committee. 2. Presidents of each branch also become members of the committee.

Article 25 (Role)

① The Committee shall settle items entrusted from the Central Steering Committee.

② The Committee shall Invigorate mutual interactions among branches.

③ The Committee shall prevent President’s Party from arbitrary action.

④ The Committee shall compose the Disciplinary Committee and deliberate on the objection of the disciplinary target.

Executive Committee

Article 26 (Position) Executive Committee enforces the present association’s business.
Article 27 (Composition)

① The Chairman of the Executive Committee shall be in charge of the committee having Planning Bureau, Secretariat, Foreign Cooperation Bureau, Education Policy Bureau, Information and Communication Bureau, and Task Force Bureau as affiliating bureaus, and each bureau shall have a director and one or more executing members.

② Executing members shall be elected by mutual vote among members of Central Steering Committee who don't have duty of the President, the Vice president, the Chairman of the Executive Committee, or the director of operating bureaus.

③ If needed, each bureau may be altered or merged by the Central Steering Committee’s decision. In case of abolition of a bureau, executing members of the relevant bureau shall be rearranged to an appropriate bureau.

Article 28 (Director of the bureau)

① A member of the Central Steering Committee also serves as the director of a bureau.

② The director of a bureau generally manages business operating in relevant bureau, and has interactive exchange of opinion with the Chairman of the Executive Committee.

③ Director of the bureau has the prerogative of pardon to the Executive Committee member of relevant bureau only if there is a proper reason.

④ Director of the bureau can offer new tasks or business and suggest them to the Chairman of the Executive Committee.

Article 29 (Executing member)

① A member of the Central Steering Committee also serves as the Executive Committee member

② 2. A member of the Central Steering Committee is required to be in at least one bureau of the Executive Committee.

③ 3. For those who follow below shall not serve as the Executive member concurrently. The President, Vice President, Chairman of the Executive Committee, Presidents of each branch.

④ Executing members may offer new tasks or business and suggest them to the Chairman of the Executive Committee.

Article 30 (External recruitment)

① General members of the association may serve as an executing member if there is a task that the member of the Central Steering Committee is unable to perform.

② The person following item 1 is appointed by the Central Steering Committee’s decision.

③ The duty of the person following item 1 shall be determined flexibly by the Central Steering Committee.

Article 31 (Finance) The Executive Committee cmay use the association’s finance for their business under the Central Steering Committee’s decision.
Article 32 (Tenure) Tenure of the Executing member is equal to the President’s tenure.

Emergency Operation Committee

Article 33 (Emergency Operation Committee) Emergency Operation Committee shall consist immediately of the following items.

① When there is no elected president due to the founder of presidential election.

② When the president resigns. 3. When the president is impeached.

Article 34 (Members of the Emergency Operation Committee)Under Article 34, if Emergency Operation Committee is formed, the current Central Steering Committee shall be the members of the Emergency Operation Committee.
Article 35 (Chief of the Emergency Operation Committee)Chief of the Emergency Operation Committee shall be elected by mutual vote by members of the Emergency Operation Committee among themselves.
Article 36 (Authority)

① Emergency Operation Committee shall have the authority in accordance with the Central Steering Committee.

② Chief of the Emergency Operation Committee shall have the authority in accordance with the President.

Article 37 (Obligation)

① The Emergency Operation Committee shall establish a specific schedule for the presidential election and organize the Elections Commission.

② If the Emergency Operation Committee is established due to the founder of the presidential election, members of the Emergency Operation Committee shall not resign their authority to the next Central Steering Committee before the next President is elected.

Article 38 (Tenure)

① Tenure of the Emergency Operation Committee is until 48 hours after the election of the next president.

② After 48 hours of next president's election, the Emergency Operation Committee then switches over to the Central Steering Committee and has the equal tenure with the next president. If the Emergency Operation Committee is established due to founder of the presidential election, the committee shall disperse after 48 hours of next president's election, and members of the next Central Steering Committee will assume the position of Central Steering Committee.

Audit Committee

Article 39 (Status) The Audit Committee is a permanent committee in which all student representatives are given certain powers for the disciplinary and financial audit of the persons subject to disciplinary action. [Legislated 2017.02.04]
Article 40 (Audit Committee Members)

Any person falling under any of the following subparagraphs shall serve as a member of the Audit Committee. [Legislated 2017.02.04] 1. One of the presidents of the past President’s Party of the Association whose term of office has expired serve as the chairperson. However, the chairman of the Audit Committee does not have to be a member. 2. One of the Standing Committee members 3. One of the Executive Committee directors

Persons belonging to the Standing Committee and the Executing Bureau shall not be appointed to the Audit Committee except for the persons falling under Paragraph 1 above. However, if the person subject to discipline is an auditor, one of the Standing Committee members and the Executive Committee director of each branch may be appointed by the chairperson. [Legislated 2017.02.04 ]

All members of the Audit Committee will leave the seat of the committee at the same time as the termination of the periodical representative meeting at large. [Legislated 2017.02.04]

Article 41 (Obligation)

① The members of the Audit Committee shall abide by the Bylaws.

② The members of the Audit Committee shall conduct strict audits in accordance with the conscience and the Bylaws.

③ The members of the Audit Committee shall serve as the chairperson and committee chair of the Disciplinary Committee at the time of the Disciplinary Committee's referral to the Disciplinary Committee, and shall conduct a rigorous examination according to the Bylaws.

④ The Audit Committee shall conduct periodic audits every six months. [Legislated 2017.02.04]

Article 42 (Chairperson)

① The Chairperson of the Audit Committee shall be appointed by the current President after the commencement of his / her term.

② The President may nominate a new Chairman of the Audit Committee after receiving approval from the Central Steering Committee.

③ The tenure of the Chariperson shall be equal to the tenure of the President. [Legislated 2017.02.04]

Article 43 (Enforcement)

① The Audit Committee shall conduct periodic audits every six months.

② The Audit Committee shall conduct periodic audits from 30 days prior to the date of the Representative Meeting at large.

③ In the absence of Representative Meeting at large, the Committee shall present results of the audit by attending the regular Central Steering Commitee meeting.

④ The Audit Committee may, when it is deemed necessary for the audit, to hear a statement by presenting a representative or business representative of the organization concerned. It may also require the submission of relevant materials. [Legislated 2017.02.04]

Article 44 (Audit Report)

ⓘ The temporary audit shall be reported online.

② Periodic audits shall be reported at the Whole Representatives’ Meeting. However, in the absence of the Whole Representatives’ Meeting, it shall be reported at the time of the regular Central Steering Committee meeting.[Legislated 2017.02.04 ]

Article 45 (Provisional Audit)

① In the following cases, the Audit Committee shall request the President's Party of the Association to make a provisional audit. 1. President's request 2. Execution request of more than 18 members of Central Steering Committee 3. Enforcement order according to the order of more than 10% of the total membership of the plenary [Legislated 2017.02.04]

② When requesting the provisional audit of the committee, the President’s Party of the association shall decide whether to enforce or not within three days of the request and notify the committee. If the exercise is rejected, the team should make an official online meeting within two days of the vote. [Amended 2017.02.04]

③ Temporary audit may be conducted up to 30 days after the decision is made, and extension is impossible. [Legislated 2017.02.04]

④ Report of the temporary audit result must be reported to the Central Steering Committee. [Legislated 2017.02.04]

⑤ If there is no specific violation within the term of the president, the matter on which the provisional audit was conducted shall not be subject to audit again within the term of office. [Legislated 2017.02.04]

Central Steering Committee Member Disciplinary Committee

Article 46 (Position) The matters concerning the organization and operation of the Disciplinary Committee for deliberation and resolution of the disciplinary cases of the Central Steering Committee shall be prescribed by the Bylaws of Korean Pharmacy Students' Assciation.
Article 47 (Duties

① The disciplinary committee shall take disciplinary action if the Central Steering Committee fails to perform the duties of the Central Steering Committee or damages the duties of the Central Steering Committee.

② The Central Steering Committee member subject to discipline shall be referred to as the person subject to discipline.

Article 48 (Reasons for Disciplinary Action)

① In case of failure of the Central Steering Committee to fulfill the obligation related to Article 15 (Obligation) of the Central Steering Committee of Chapter

② Failure or sanction of the Central Steering Committee or members of the Association Article 50 (Composition)

Article 49 (Composition)

① The Chairman of the Audit Committee shall serve as the Chairman.

② Disciplinary Committee shall be composed of at least five members of the Central Steering Committee or Advisory Committee except for the Central Steering Committee, which is related to the reasons for disciplinary punishment. However, at least five people shall include the Audit Committee.

③ Before forming Disciplinary Committee, the Committee shall explain to the Central Standing Committee about the reasons for discipline and obtain majority of agreement from the Standing Committee members. [Revised 2017.02.04]

Article 50 (Authority)

① The disciplinary committee shall determine the reason for discipline and announce its contents to the Central Steering Committee.

② The Disciplinary Committee shall determine the disciplinary measure for the reason and announce its contents to the Central Steering Committee.

③ The disciplinary content shall be determined within the scope of not causing harm to the school members of the person subject to discipline.

④ If the person subject to the discipline does not perform the discipline by the disciplinary deadline, he / she can take stronger measures than disciplinary action regardless of the intention of the person to be disciplined. In this case, it is possible to inform the members of the school in advance of this fact, and to invalidate the contents of Article 3 (Authority)

Article 51 (Obligations)

① The Disciplinary Committee shall provide objective evidence that will be presented when determining the grounds for discipline.

② The Disciplinary Committee shall exclude emotional judgment and judge reasons for discipline only by the objective data presented.

③ The Disciplinary Committee shall notify the person subject to discipline of the disciplinary measure determined and check whether the disciplinary action has been completed within the given period. 4. The Disciplinary Committee shall be dissolved when the execution of the disciplinary punishment is confirmed.

Article 52 (Decision of Disciplinary Committee)

① The Disciplinary Committee shall be composed of more than 4 members including the Chairman and a majority of the members of the committee,. However, if votes are unable to reach the majority of the committee members, the majority of the members of the committee will be given the most unfavorable opinion, and the majority of them will be considered as agreed opinions.

Article 53 (Duties of the Chairperson)

① The Chairperson of the Disciplinary Committee shall represent the committee and shall oversee the affairs of the committee.

② The Chairperson of the Disciplinary Committee shall convene a meeting of the Disciplinary Committee, become the chairperson, and have the right to vote. 3 When there is an accident of the Chairperson, the member appointed by the Chairperson shall substitute the duties.

Article 54 (Obligations of Persons Subject to Discipline)

① The person subject to discipline shall submit evidence of fulfillment of the displinary content to the Disciplinary Committee before the due date.

Article 55 (Objection)

① If the person subject to discipline determines that the disciplinary contents are unreasonable, he / she may inform the Central Standing Committee and ask for re-discussion of the disciplinary contents. However, if more than half of the members of the Central Standing Committee do not agree to the request for re-discussion, the relevant disciplinary action must be fulfilled within the deadline.

② The person subject to discipline shall not object to the unreasonable circumstances of the discipline after the deadline.

Executive Committee

Article 56 (Purpose)When it is deemed necessary to carry out a special business as an Organization under the Association and each country, it shall be installed after the resolution of the President and the Executive Committee Director as necessary. [Legislated 2017.02.04]
Article 57 (Position and Obligations)

① The Executive Committee shall assist the Executive Bureau in its work.

② It shall be obliged to carry out activities in accordance with the purpose of the establishment together with the executive office of the Conference and to report the activities to the Director and the President of the organization.

③ Executive Committee may attend the regular meeting at the request of the Central Steering Committee. [Legislated 2017.02.04]

Article 58 (New Establishment) Executive Committee shall be established by move of more than 1/2 of the Standing Committee chairman and branch chairman, or by resolution of the chairman at the request of the executive director. [Legislated 2017.02.04]
Article 59 (Composition)

① The Executive Director shall be the general manager and shall be composed of the Planning Bureau, the Secretariat, the External Cooperation Bureau, the Education Policy Bureau, the Information Communication Bureau and the TF Bureau. If neccessary, there shall be one or more executive officer who is a member of the Association.

Article 60 (Executive Director)

① Members may serve as Executive Director.

② The Executive Committee Director may appoint the Executive Director.

③ The Executive Committee Director may present and suggest new tasks, projects, etc. to the Executive Director. [Legislated 2017.02.04]

Article 61 (Executive Officer)

① A member may serve as an executive officer.

② The executive officer may present new tasks, business, etc. and propose to the executive director. [Legislated 2017.02.04]

Article 62 (Recruitment)

① The recruitment of the executive officers shall be divided into regular recruitment and regular recruitment, and shall be supervised by the Central Steering Committee.

② Regular recruitment shall be carried out annually as required by the new administration or when the executive officer withdraws.

③ Frequent recruitment shall be conducted when the Central Steering Committee deems it necessary.

④ At the time of recruitment, the announcement should use the best public media available to members, including online posting announcements. Within 14 days after the deadline, the Central Steering Committee shall announce the list of successful applicants. [Legislated 2017.02.04]

Article 63 (Finance) The Executive Director and the executive officer may use the operating expenses of the Association at their discretion under the decision of the Central Steering Committee. [2017.02.04 New establishment]
Article 64 (Transportation Expense Support)

① The Executive Director may receive transportation expenses when he / she attends the conference when necessary.

② Details of support for transportation expenses shall be determined by the Executive Bureau in charge of the Central Steering Committee. However, the transportation expenses of the executive department can be supported up to 300,000 won within the term of the chairman's term. [Legislated 2017.02.04]

Article 65 (Term of Office)

① The executive officer shall have a minimum term of 6 months and a maximum term of 12 months. The term shall Include one month of takeover.

② Each Executive Department shall be operated as a rider.

③ The Executive Director and the Executive officer may resign at their own discretion.

④ The Executive Director and the Executive officer may be forcibly resigned through the resolution of the executive branch at the meeting of the Executive branch if the purpose of the operation is completed or if the duties are not fulfilled. [Legislated 2017.02.04]

Article 66 (Certification of Activities)

① The Association shall issue an Activity Certificate to the Executive officer who has completed the purpose of operation or has acted faithfully for one year.

② The list of certified executives shall be permanently recorded and registered and shall be recognized as official work experience. [Legislated 2017.02.04]

CHAPTER 3 DECISION MAKING BODY

Whole Representatives’ Meeting

Article 67 (Position)The Whole Representatives’ Meeting is the highest decision-making body of the plenary.
Article 68 (Roles)

① Whole Representatives’ Meeting shall establish the plenary session and amend as necessary. 2. Whole Representatives’ Meeting shall elect the next President.

Article 69 (President) The President of the Whole Representatives’ Meeting shall be the chairman of the Association
Article 70 (Representative)

① Representatives of the meeting shall be composed of student representatives, vice-student representatives and one officer of each College of Pharmacy authorized to be established in the Republic of Korea. However, in case of a joint representative, representatives shall consist of two joint representatives and one executive. In addition, if the representative of the student affairs of the College of Pharmacy serves as the Central Steering Committee, it shall be composed of the representative of the student body and two officers.

② The three persons corresponding to No. 1 shall be called representatives.

Article 71 (Authority of Representatives) The representatives shall have the right to vote at the Whole Representatives’ Meeting and shall comply with the detailed enforcements.
Article 72 (Reguar Whole Representatives’ Meeting)

① Regular Whole Representatives' Meeting shall be held once a year and shall be convened by the president.

② The period shall be enforced in January and February.

③ The person to be called shall be the current Central Steering Committee of each College of Pharmacy and the next three representatives.

④ The voting rights are to the present Central Steering Committee and to the next two representatives. 5. At the meeting, representatives shall select the next president of the Association. However, the right to vote for the election of the President shall be reserved for the next Central Steering Committee.

Article 73 (Temporary Whole Representatives’ Meeting)

① The meeting of the Temporary Wholel Representatives’ Meeting shall be convened by the President when deemed necessary by the Central Steering Committee.

② The persons to be called shall be the current three representatives of each College of Pharmacy.

Article 74 (Resolution)

① A majority of the total representatives shall be present if they are present and a majority of the representatives present shall approve.

② If a majority of the total representatives have attended and a majority of the attendance representatives oppose, the matter shall be dismissed.

③ If a majority of the total representatives have attended the meeting and a majority of the attendees have abstained, the meeting shall be adjourned after the discussion.

④ The amendment of the KPSA shall be approved when more than half of all representatives are present and more than two-thirds of the members approve.

Article 75 (Application of Changes)

① Amendments of the Rules, which were approved at the time of the Whole Representatives’ Meeting, shall be applied after 30 days from the end of the Whole Representatives’ Meeting.

② The revised version of KPSA Rules will be announced to the Central Steering Committee within 7 days prior to the application, with a .PDF extension name.

Article 76 (Clerk)The clerk shall shorthand the contents of the Whole Representatives' Meeting. Within 7 days after the meeting, the minutes written in the shorthand and shorthand forms are posted in a space that can be confirmed by the Central Steering Committee.

Central Steering Committee Meeting

Article 77 (Position) The Central Steering Committee is the decision-making body to which the Whole Representatives’ Meeting has delegated certain powers for the reasonable decision of the association.
Article 78 (Chairman) The president of KPSA will also hold the position of the Chairman of Central Steering Committee.
Article 79 (Central Steering Committee Members) Refer Chapter 2 Executive Organization, article of Central Steering Committee.
Article 80 (Progression) The Chairman of the Central Steering Committee shall proceed in a way that opinions of the Central Steering Committees can be democratically reflected.
Article 81 (Authority)

① The Central Steering Committee meeting is responsible for the overall business decisions and route proposals of the association.

② Central Steering Committee shall discuss the progress and suspension of business for members of the association.

③ Central Steering Committee shall discuss business to be proposed to the Executive Committee. If neccessary, Central Steering Committee may receive reports on progress of business business from the executive committee.

Article 82 (Regular Central Steering Committee Meeting)

① The regular meeting of the Central Steering Committee shall be held once a month in principle. However, this shall be substituted by Temporary Whole Representatives’ Meeting in a month when the Temporary Whole Representatives' Meeting is held.

② The president shall announce time and place of the meeting to the Central Steering Committee at least seven days before the opening session. 3. The President shall decide the schedule of the next regular meeting in consultation with the Central Steering Committee at the regular meeting.

Article 83 (Temporary Central Steering Committee Meeting)The temporary meeting of the Central Steering Committee shall be convened by the president in the following matters. However, the President shall specify time and place of the meeting at the announcement.

① Request to convene from asoociation‘s President

② Request to convene from over 1/3 of the Central Steering Committee

③ Request to convene from over 1/3 of the Central Standing Committee.

Article 84 (Decision)

① The decision of the Central Steering Committee shall be approved if majority of the current Central Steering Committee members are present and majority of the members vote in favor of the matter.

② If majority of the current Central Steering Committee members are present and majority of the members object to the matter, it shall be rejected.

③ If majority of the current Central Steering Committee members are present and majority of the committee members abstain, the matter shall be redecided after discussion

④ However, for rally and impeachment of the President, the matter shall be decided by presence of majority of the current Central Steering Committee members and the approval of more than two-thirds of the present committee members.

Article 85 (Clerk)The clerk shall take down every detail of Central Steering Vommittee meeting in shorthand. He/she shall post stenographic records and proceedings where Central Steering Committee can check in 7 days after the conference.
Article 86 (Deputy)

① If a Central Steering Committee member is unable to attend the meeting, a deputy may attend the Central Steering Committee meeting.

② The deputy may elect Vice President or one of the student body member. 3. The deputy shall be entrusted with full authority of the Central Steering Committee member only to the attended central administration committee meeting.

Branch Steering Committee Meeting

Article 87 (Position)

① The Branch Steering Committee shall discuss specific issues or matters about the branch.

② An Executive Branch consisting of branch members may be established if neccessary.

Article 88 (Branch Steering Committee Meeting) The head of Branch Steering Committee shall convene a meeting if the following conditions are met.

① Request to convene from the head of Branch Steering Committee

② Request to convene from the majority of Branch Steering Committee members excluding the head of the committee.

Article 89 (Decision)

① The decision of the Branch Steering Committee shall be approved if majority of the current Branch Steering Committee members are present and majority of the members vote in favor of the matter.

② If majority of the current Branch Steering Committee members are present and majority of the members object to the matter, it shall be rejected.

③ If majority of the current Branch Steering Committee members are present and majority of the committee members abstain, the matter shall be redecided after discussion.

Article 90 (Business Priority)If the work of Central Steering Committee overlaps with that of the Branch Steering Committee, the work of Central Steering Committee shall take precedence. However, when the schedule is overlapped with the schedule set by the Branch Steering Committee, the priority is determined through discussions between the Branch Steering Committee and the association chairmans group.

CHAPTER 4 AD-HOCRACY

Article 91 (Position) In special cases, special bodies may be established temporarily or permanently under the Central Steering Committee for smooth business execution.
Article 92 (Members) The Central Steering Committee shall serve as head of the special body and shall constitute members of the association as members of the special body.

CHAPTER 5 ELECTION

Presidential Election

Article 93 (Election)The election shall be conducted in indirect election system.
Article 94 (Eligibility of candidate) Ones eligible for candidacy are limited to current Central Steering Committee members or the next Central Steering Committee members
Article 95 (Electorate) Coming Central Steering Committee have elective suffrage.

Elections Commission

Article 96 (Position)The Elections Commission shall prepare and conduct presidential election.
Article 97 (Constituent) Members shall be elected from existing Central Steering Committee members. One elected member shall be head of Elections Commission.
Article 98 (Authority)

① Elections Commission shall supervise various matters and ensure smooth progress of the election.

② The commission shall decide detailed enforcement contents via discussion with the Central Steering Committee when necessary.

Election Period and Procedure

Article 99 (Announcement of election day)The Elections Commission shall announce election day 20 days prior to the Regular Whole Representatives' Meeting, and close candidate registration 10 days before the opening of the Whole Representative Meeting.
Article 100 (Time of election) The election shall be held during the Regular Whole Representative Meeting.
Article 101 (Single candidate)

① The candidate shall be elected by majority of votes with presence of majority of members of the next Central Steering Committee.

② If majority of present Central Steering Committee members object, the candidate is defeated.

③ If neither of pros and cons do not exceed majority of votes, second ballot will be held.

④ If majority of votes are not in favor of in the second ballot, one of the current Central Steering Committee member shall be elected by the committee for head of Emergency Operations Committee.

Article 102 (In Case of Election)

① When the majority of current Central Steering Committee members are present and are in favor, the candidate shall be elected.

② If no candidate are supported by the majority, a second ballot shall be conducted with two candidates with the most votes.

③ If there is no one with a majority of votes at the second ballot, the candidate with the most votes shall be president.

④ If majority of members abstain from the second ballot, one of existing central steering committee member shall be elected by the committee for head of Emergency Operations Committee.

CHAPTER 6 FINANCE

Article 103 (Principles) Finance shall be effectively and transparently managed.
Article 104 (Management)Executive Committee responsible for secretary shall manage committee's finance.
Article 106 (Obligation)

① Executive Committee responsible for secretary have the obligation to manage finance when projects are in process and to report finance to the Central Steering Committee.

② Finance usage report shall be conducted at the Central Steering Committee meeting after completion of a project. 3. After conducting finance report, it shall be posted in 7days where Central Steering Committee could confirm of it.

Article 106 (Fiscal year) The accounting period shall be equal to the Presidents’s term of office.
Article 107 (Revenues)AssociatiorVs revenues shall be each school’s contributions, each projects donations, conference operating expenses, etc..

CHAPTER 7 SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISION

Article 108 Bylaws above will become effective immediately after decision.
Article 109 Central Steering Committee shall resolve matters other than bylaws .

CHAPTER 8 DETAILED ENFORCEMENTS

Article 110 (Detailed regulations for applications) As occasion demands, detailed regulations of the present meeting may be present.