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1 The Society

1.1 The board of the association may be assisted by one or more committees.
1.2 The association will establish sections and working groups to focus on specific issues within the framework of the association's objectives when possible. Decisions in this regard will be taken by the general assembly upon the recommendation of the board and at least twenty members of the association.
1.3 The members of the association are eligible to register for membership in one or more sections and / or working groups.
1.4 Invitations to board meetings of the association are delivered to the section and working group boards and committees with a period of at least ten days from the date of the postmark.
1.5 The board of the association is obliged to give observers appointed by the section and working group boards and the committees the opportunity to attend the board meetings of the association.
1.6 The board of the association may nominate one or more of its members, who may attend meetings of the section and working group boards and committees.
1.7 Candidates for the board of the association are proposed to the general assembly which is convened by the incumbent board of the association. Association members can lodge an objection against candidates, if supported by at least five members of the association. This objection should submitted at least fourteen days before the relevant general meeting in writing to the association's secretary.

The two Committees

2.1. General

2.1.1 The board of the association decides on the establishment and abolition of committees
2.1.2 The board of the association decides on the scope and responsibilities of the committees and appoints and dismisses the chairmen and members of the committees.
2.1.3 The members of the commission share tasks among themselves and appoint and dismiss, if necessary, a secretary and a treasurer.
2.1.4 The committees suggest, by themselves, one of their members as a representative. These representatives are entitled to participate as observers in meetings of the board of the association.
2.1.5 The committees meet as often as necessary in accordance with their chairman's judgement and if at least two members of the commission, with reasons given, request the chairman.
2.1.6 Invitations to commission meetings are delivered to the members of the commission and the secretary of the board of the association with a period of at least ten days from the date of the postmark.
2.1.7 Budget proposals for the benefit of the activities planned by the commission are to be submitted before 1 November to the Board of the Association.

2.2 The Toxicology Council (Concilium Toxicologicum, CT)

2.2.1 The members of the Toxicology Council

2.2.1.1 The Toxicology Council is a commission consisting of seven members of the association, of which equal numbers are associated with Dutch universities and working in the field of applied toxicology. The chairman is a professor of toxicology at a Dutch university and shall, in principle, act as the spokesperson.
2.2.1.2 The chairman and the other members of the Toxicology Council are appointed by the board of the association for a period of three years; they are immediately eligible for reappointment for one period. The Toxicology Council establishes an abdication schedule.
2.2.1.3 The members of the Toxicology Council must be registered as toxicologists in the association's register.
2.2.1.4 The members of the Toxicology Council cannot also be members of the registration committee or the appeals committee for the registration of toxicologists.
2.2.1.5 The members of the Toxicology Council appoint, if desired, their Secretary and / or Vice-chairmanfrom among their members.
2.2.1.6 Membership of the Toxicology Council ends:

at death

at the request of the member

by accepting a position pursuant to art. 2.2.1.4 is not compatible with membership of the Concilium Toxicologicum

due to cancellation by the Board of the Association.
2.2.2 The task of the Concilium Toxicologicum

2.2.2.1 The Concilium Toxicologicum determine by Decision the requirements of knowledge and professional skills that a candidate must meet to be registered in the Register of Toxicologists. It also allows Toxicology Council Decision by the attainment targets of the training leading to registration, after consultation with the Registration Committee and eventually by the Committee on Education Toxicology and the Association of Directors.

2.2.3 Decisions

2.2.3.1 The Toxicology Council makes decisions on demands of knowledge and professional skills and competences of the public education in the official body of the association.
2.2.3.2 Acts as defined in Art. 2.2.2.1, as well as changes thereto, require the consent of at least five members of the Toxicology Council.
2.2.3.3 Decisions on requirements and final shall be notified within one month of the Registration Commission and the trainers. For toxicologists-in-training that are already on the list of toxicologists in training, changes apply only if consent is obtained from the Trainer, the candidate heard.

2.2.4 Trainers and Programme Committees

2.2.4.1 The Registration Committee shall be appointed educators from the academic field and in the applied field. The trainers are appointed for a period of five years; They may be reappointed.
2.2.4.2 The Concilium Toxicologicum set by Decree of the requirements that must be imposed on the trainers.
2.2.4.3 The trainers are ultimately responsible for the training of toxicology; they shall, at the request of the applicant, whether the application for inclusion on the list of toxicologists-in-training (with a training plan), and the final nomination for registration as a toxicologist with the Registration Commission.
2.2.4.4 The assessment of the training in the practice of toxicology researcher by the promoter, who serves as Trainer and carry out the promotion committee appointed by the university. This part of the course should be completed with a promotion.
2.2.4.5 In order to evaluate the training in the practice of the expert applied toxicology within a company or institution other than a university, the Registration Committee in consultation with the Trainer a Programme Committee together of two to four members, which is specific to the respective candidate designated. The Trainer is chairman and member of the Education Committee.
2.2.4.6 The Concilium Toxicologicum set by Decree of the requirements that the members of the Education Committee should meet.
2.2.4.7 Training Commission informs the Registration Committee by means of a training plan about the planned activities during the training into practice. Upon completion of that training the Education Committee will report to the Registration Committee of the actual work performed. The Registration Committee to do so has inspected the work of the candidate and must be enabled by the candidate's employer to assess the quality of the work; purpose is previously made an appointment to be included in the training plan. 2.2.4.8 The company or institution where a candidate works should issue a statement beforehand that the practical training under Art. 2 paragraph 2.4 above conditions are possible. If the company or institution subsequently come back to this statement, the Trainer is not responsible for the consequences this has for the candidate. If it makes confidential nature of the work of a candidate within a particular company or certain instellingeen assessment of school impossible in practice, registration is based on that work impossible.
2.2.4.9 The candidate proposes the Trainer least twice a year in writing of the progress of his / her education. Following that report, the Trainer convene a meeting of the Education Committee and the candidate.
2.2.4.10 At the end of the training into practice, the education committee in a final meeting determine whether the candidate meets the objectives. The Trainer allows the candidate in writing and bear the candidate to the Registration Committee for the record.

2.2.5 Re-registration

2.2.5.1 A registration is only valid for five years. After five years, re-registration can be obtained from the Registration Committee.
2.2.5.2 The Concilium Toxicologicum set by Decree establish the requirements for re-registration.
2.2.5.3 The Registration Committee will assess whether the candidate for re-registration meets the requirements of the relevant decision.

2.2.6 Admission to training

2.2.6.1 The requirements for admission to the training required for registration are determined by the Concilium Toxicologicum by decree.
2.2.6.2 In exceptional cases, the Registration Committee may impose additional requirements before taking someone on the list of toxicologists in training.

2.2.7 Transitional arrangements

2.2.7.1 For the benefit of those who are already long-term active in the field of applied toxicology but may not meet the requirements as laid down for registration in Decision 2, first paragraph, will be a one-off effect of transitional arrangement.
2.2.7.2 The Concilium Toxicologicum Decision sets per the requirements of knowledge and skill requirements which candidates for registration must meet through the transitional arrangements. The Registration Committee reviews the candidates those requirements.

2.2.8 Reporting

2.2.8.1 The Concilium Toxicologicum shall submit by 1 November at the Board of the Association a report of its activities during the past year.
2.2.8.2 The Board of the Association shall publish the report in the official body of the Association.

2.3 The Registration Committee Toxicology

2.3.1 Members of the Registration Committee Toxicology

2.3.1.1 The Registration Committee Toxicology consists of five members of the Association, partly from the circle of scientists toxicology, partly from expert circles Applied Toxicology. In principle, the President acts as spokesperson.
2.3.1.2 The Chairman and the other members are appointed by the Registration Committee Toxicology by the Association of Directors for a period of three years; they are immediately eligible for reappointment for one period. The Registration Committee Toxicology establishes a aftreedschema.
2.3.1.3 The Chairman and the other members of the Registration Committee Toxicology must be registered as a toxicologist in the Association's Register.
2.3.1.4 Members of the Registration Committee may not also be members of the Concilium Toxicologicum or the Registration Appeals Toxicology.
2.3.1.5 The members of the Registration Committee Toxicology point from their midst, if desired, a Secretary and a Vice-Chairman.
2.3.1.6 The membership of the Registration Committee Toxicology ends:

at death

at the request of the member

by accepting a position pursuant to art. 2.3.1.4 is not compatible with membership of the Registration Committee Toxicology

due to cancellation by the Board of the Association.
2.3.2 The Register

2.3.2.1 The Registration Committee Toxicology keep a register of recognized toxicologists to.
2.3.2.2 In this Register are available on request from those concerned registered those who meet the requirements specified by the Concilium Toxicologicum of competence as laid down in relevant decisions.
2.3.2.3 The Register lists for each registered toxicologist on the basis of which decisions to tender has been decided.
2.3.2.4 The toxicologists trainee keeps a list in which each person the Trainer and the other members of the Education Committee are listed by name.

2.3.3 Decision-making and registration

2.3.3.1 Applications for registration in the Register of qualified toxicologists are always treated in meetings of the Registration Committee Toxicology involving the participation of at least four of the five members.
2.3.3.2 When dealing with an application for registration in the Register remembers a member of the Registration Committee Toxicology that if the Instructor or as a member of the Education Committee of the applicant has acted, from voting.
2.3.3.4 Eight meeting of the Registration Committee Toxicology justified the request by a majority vote, then the applicant will be effective immediately inscribed in the Register.
2.3.3.4 If an application in the first instance is not approved by a majority, will be further consultation with the Trainer and / or the applicant will be asked to provide a written explanation or to appear in person.
2.3.3.5 If the Registration Committee Toxicology decision the applicant would not be in the registry writing, within three months of receipt of the notice of the refusal appeal comes to the Registration Appeals Toxicology.

2.3.4 Subscription and redemption in / from the Register

2.3.4.1 A toxicologist in the Register can be written from the Register by the Registration Committee Toxicology if he has not regularly been working for five years as a toxicologist researcher or expert-applied toxicology.
2.3.4.2 Before a decision to be taken to launch the Registration Committee Toxicology inform the person concerned an opportunity to be heard.
2.3.4.3 If the Registration Committee decides Toxicology person writing from the registry, it makes him / her of this decision immediately written notice.
2.3.4.4 The decision of the Registration Committee Toxicology for deregistration from the Register to the person concerned within three months of receipt of the notice of issue, appeal to the Registration Appeals Toxicology.
2.3.4.5 He / she who by virtue of the provisions of art. 2.3.4.1 of the Register is discharged can be re-registered in the Register upon request if he / she again meets the specified requirements as formulated in the Decisions of the Concilium Toxicologicum.
2.3.4.6 The Registration Committee Toxicology communicate to the Concilium Toxicologicum and the Board of the Association of Toxicologists also the names listed in the Register, citing the Acts under which registered toxicologists, and the names of those who love the Register is drained.
2.3.4.7 The Registration Committee Toxicology publishes the mutations of the Register in the official body of the Association.
2.3.4.8 Toxicology The Registration Committee shall inform the toxicologist-in-training at the height of its growth on the list of registered toxicologists in training and publishes changes to the list regularly in the official body of the Association.

2.3.5 Trainers and Programme Committees

2.3.5.1 The Registration Committee Toxicology appoint the educators and other members of the Programme Committees.
2.3.5.2 The Registration Committee Toxicology points for each toxicologist in training the Trainer and the other members of the Programme Committee. The toxicologist trainee will receive immediate notification.
2.3.5.3 The Registration Committee Toxicology examine applications from individuals for appointment to the Instructor or as members of a Programme Committee and review them for this purpose the requirements stipulated by the Concilium Toxicologicum.
2.3.5.4 When dealing with a request to appoint one of the members of the Registration Committee for Toxicology Trainer or a member of the Education Committee to remember that voting member of itself.
2.3.5.5 An application must be in writing, accompanied by the necessary information and supporting documents are submitted by the person concerned to the Secretary of the Registration Committee Toxicology.
2.3.5.6 Toxicology The Registration Committee may summon the applicant to appear before it; the applicant must be heard by the Registration Committee Toxicology if he / she expresses such a wish.
2.3.5.7 The Registration Committee Toxicology takes its decision on the recognition by a majority within four months after the secretary of the Registration Committee Toxicology has received the application. The decision will be communicated in writing to the applicant.
2.3.5.8 If the Registration Committee Toxicology decision not to recognize the applicant, Trainer or a member of the Education Committee, the applicant may within three months of receiving the notice of refusal an appeal with the Appeals Registry Toxicology.
2.3.5.9 Recognition as Trainer or a member of a Programme Committee may be revoked by the Registration Committee Toxicology if the person is deemed to no longer meet the requirements specified by the Concilium Toxicologicum.
2.3.5.10 Before taking a decision to withdraw the Registration Committee Toxicology may appear to the person calling for her; the person must be heard by the Registration Committee Toxicology if he / she expresses the wish to do so.
2.3.5.11 The individual shall be informed immediately in writing by the Registration Committee Toxicology of the decision of the withdrawal of recognition as Instructor or as a member of the Education Committee.
2.3.5.12 The person is entitled within three months of receipt of the notice of the withdrawal of recognition as Instructor or as a member of the Education Committee appealed to the Appeals Registry Toxicology.

2.3.6 Proposals to the Concilium Toxicologicum

2.3.6.1 The Registration Committee may Toxicology at the Concilium Toxicologicum proposals concerning the requirements of knowledge and skills and the learning outcomes of the training required for registration toxicologists.

2.3.7 Reporting

2.3.7.1 The Registration Committee Toxicology should annually before November 1 at the Board of the Association a report of its activities during the past year.
2.3.7.2 The Board of the Association shall publish the report in the official body of the Association.

2.4 Registration Appeals Toxicologists

2.4.1 The members of the Registration Appeals Toxicology

2.4.1.1 The Appeals Registry Toxicology consists of three members, all belonging to the older and wiser part of the membership and not directly involved in the training of toxicologists. In principle, the President acts as spokesperson.
2.4.1.2 The Chairman and the other members are appointed by the Association of Directors for a period of three years; they are immediately eligible for reappointment for one year. The Registration Appeals Toxicology establishes a aftreedschema.
2.4.1.3 The members of the Appeals Committee Toxicology Registration must be registered as a toxicologist in the Association's Register.
2.4.1.4 The members of the Registration Appeals Toxicology can not also be a member of the Concilium Toxicology, the Registration Committee of Toxicology, the Committee on Training in toxicology or the Board of the Association.
2.4.1.5 The members of the Registration Appeals Toxicology designate from among themselves a Secretary.
2.4.1.6. The membership of the Appeals Toxicology Registration ends:

at death

at the request of the member

by accepting a position pursuant to art. 2.4.1.4 is not compatible with membership of the Appeals Registry Toxicology

due to cancellation by the Board of the Association.
2.4.2 Method

2.4.2.1 The Appeals Toxicology Registration may only take decisions in plenary sessions of the members; it takes its decisions by majority vote.
2.4.2.2 In the absence of one of the members of the Appeals Toxicology registration for a period longer than six weeks, that paragraph if necessary, replaced by a by the Board of the Association of tw pointing deputy; surrogacy ends on return from the aforementioned (permanent) member.
2.4.2.3 The Appeals Registry Toxicology treats her appeals received in accordance with the remedies referred to in Articles 2.3.3.6, 2.3.4.4, 2.3.5.8 and 2.3.5.12. The decisions of the Appeals Registry Toxicology is no appeal.
2.4.2.4 The appeal must be submitted in writing to the Secretary of the Appeals Registry Toxicology, accompanied by a copy of the decision that is being appealed.
2.4.2.5 The Secretary shall notify the Registration Appeals Toxicology, once he has received the documents immediately to the Secretary of the Registration Committee Toxicology also that the Registration Appeals Toxicology appealed, stating the decision appealed against.
2.4.2.6 The Appeals Registry Toxicology can handle an appeal in writing and take off unless one of the parties to the wish to be heard.
2.4.2.7 The Appeals Toxicology Registration can appear stakeholders calls for it; the persons concerned must be heard by the Appeals Committee Registration Toxicology know if any of them wish to be heard.
2.4.2.8 The person concerned can show itself in the treatment of his / her appeal case assisted by one adviser. If the person concerned of the right wishes to use he / she has them at least fourteen days before the date of his / her appeal case will be dealt with in writing, notify the Secretary of the Appeals Registry Toxicology.
2.4.2.9 The Appeals Registry Toxicology take a decision as possible within four months after the Secretary has received the documents. Only if the care required by the procedure may vary Appeals Registry Toxicology this period.
2.4.2.10 The decisions of the Appeals Registry Toxicology be immediately communicated in writing to the person concerned, with a copy to the Registration Committee Toxicology.

2.4.3 Reporting

2.4.3.1 The Appeals Registry Toxicology shall before 1 November of the Board of the Association a report of its activities during the past year, without mentioning the personal details of those who have appealed.
2.4.3.2 The Board of the Association shall publish the report in the official body of the Association.

3 Sections and Working Groups

3.1 A section performs its activities within the view of the Board of the Association well-defined sub-discipline of Toxicology. A working group focuses its activities on, in the opinion of the Board of the Association, methodological / technical aspects within the Toxicology.
3.2 Where in the Articles 3.3 to 4.1 there is implicitly, Sections are also understood Workgroups.
3.3 Section is governed by a Board consisting of at least three and at most four of the members of the Section to appoint members.
3.4 Candidates for the Section Board are presented to the members of the Section or elected by the members of the Section to be determined by the Section Board manner. One thus nominated by the Section Board is then installed in the next General Assembly of the Association.
3.5 out of Sections Board resign according to be determined by the Board Section grid so that each Board member at least once resigned in a period of three calendar years. A resigned Section Board is immediately eligible for reappointment. The members of a Section Board allocates functions among themselves.
3.6 Section Control wise, each for himself, a member that is entitled as an observer in meetings of the Board of the Association to attend.
3.7 The Section Boards meet as often as its Presidents the necessary judgments and furthermore if so by at least two members of the Section Board, giving reasons, has been invited to the President.
: 3.8 Convening notices for Board Meetings of the sections serve for a period of at least ten days from the postmark to be sent to the members of the Section Board and to the Secretary of the Board of the Association.
3.9 Budgetary Proposals for the benefit of the activities planned by the Section must be submitted before 1 November of the Board of the Association. Sections can be connected to international umbrella organizations. The members of such sections are then collectively, the Dutch representative of the international organization. They undertake the fee which is payable annually for membership of the international organization, to be paid to the Treasurer of the Association.
3.10 Section may be dissolved or restructured by the decision of the General Assembly of the Association on a proposal of the Board of the Association and the majority of the members of the section in question.

4 Scientific Meetings

4.1 The Association's members are entitled to participate in all by the Association and its Sections organized scientific meetings.
4.2 If certain circumstances justify a limited participation in certain scientific meetings should it, giving reasons should be communicated in the respective notices of meetings.
3.4 Scientific Meetings serve a term of at least one month within the Association generally known to be made.

5 Final provision

1.5 As of January 31, 1997 the Association has the following Committees, Sections and Working Groups:

Toxicology Council

Registration Committee Toxicology

Registration Appeals Toxicology

Committee on Training in Toxicology

Genetic Toxicology Section

Section of Environmental Toxicology

Section Toxicological Pathology

Section Occupational Toxicology

Teratology section and Reproduktietoxicologie

Section of Toxicology and Risk Assessment

Section In Vitro Toxicology
5.2 Changes of these Bylaws require a resolution of the General Assembly of the Association.

Adopted by the General Assembly of the Dutch Society of Toxicology
Utrecht, January 9, 1997.