Botanical Society of South Africa - Kirstenbosch Branch
Know, grow and protect South Africa's indigenous flora

A New Dawn

On Friday 17 August, at a Special General Meeting of the Botanical Society of SA, members voted in support of a new constitution for the Society. The motions presented were passed by a 91% majority vote!

Thank you to all members of  BotSoc for their support - to those who acquired postal votes and submitted and the 350 members who attended the SGM in person,  including members from West-Coast and Kogelberg Branches.

We wish express great appreciation for Dr Khan who chaired the meeting - the only member of Council in attendance at the SGM.


The new Constitutions:

Annexure A BotSoc National Constitution

Annexure B BotSoc Branch Constitution

High Court rules that the Special General Meeting scheduled for 17 August must take place!

In terms of an order granted by the Honourable Mr Acting Justice Thulare, the following is brought to the attention of all Members of the Society:

Members are hereby notified that the communication of 15 August 2018 of the cancellation of the Special General Meeting of its Members convened for 17h00 on 17 August 2018 at the University of the Western Cape, Bellville Campus, Robert Sobukwe Drive, Bellville, is invalid and of no force and effect, and that the Special General Meeting will be proceeding at the aforesaid time, date and venue.

Click here to see a copy of the Court Order.