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RULES AND CIRCULATION AUDIT GUIDELINES OF THE NEW ZEALAND
AUDIT BUREAU OF CIRCULATIONS (INCORPORATED)


SECTION 1: RULES

1. Name
2. Objectives
3. Membership
4. Membership Classification
5. Membership Insignia
6. Committee
7. Executive Officer
8. Officers
9. Meetings
10. Voting
11. Termination of Membership
12. Reinstatement of Membership
13. Change of Rules
14. Finances, Fees and Levies
15. Circulation Audit Proceedures
16. Audit Reports
17. Circulation Summaries
18. Statements by Members
19. Website
20. Common Seal
21. Copyright in Material
22. Notices
23. Appointment of Liquidators


SECTION 2: CIRCULATION AUDIT GUIDELINES

1. Introduction
2. Scope Of The Audit
3. Circulation Audit Periods
4. Circulation Auditor Duties
5. Circulation Audit Report Figures
  a. Newspapers
(daily, non daily and weekly)

  b. Magazines
  c. Community Newspapers
  d. Bulk Distribution

9. Meetings

9.1.  An Annual General Meeting of the Bureau shall be held at least once in every year at such time and place as may be determined by the Chair or a properly constituted meeting of the Committee. Fourteen (14) days prior notice in writing specifying the place, day and hour of the meeting shall be given by the Executive Officer to each member of the Bureau.

9.2.  A quorum of an Annual General or Special Meeting shall consist of five (5) members of the Committee present either in person or proxy. This 5 must include at least one (1) member of the MPA and NPA. (The actual participants in the audit have to be at such a meeting). The Committee may determine to hold such meetings via conference call/skype should the need arise.

9.3.  The Chair may, whenever he or she thinks fit, and shall on a requisition in writing by any two or more of the organisations that nominated members to the Committee proceed to convene a Special General Meeting of the Bureau. Notice in writing of the date and purpose of such meeting shall be sent by the Executive Officer to all members of the Bureau at least fourteen (14) days prior to the date of meeting.