58. Before deciding to suspend or expel a member, the board of directors shall give him written notice of the grounds invoked for the suspension or expulsion and of the place, date and time of the meeting at which the board of directors will render its decision. The notice must be given within the time prescribed for the calling of the meeting.
At the meeting, the member may oppose his suspension or expulsion by making representations or by transmitting a written statement to be read by the chairman.
The decision is taken by two-thirds of the votes cast by the directors present.
Within 15 days of its decision, the cooperative shall give the member written notice with reasons of his suspension or expulsion, which shall become effective on the date specified in the said notice.
1982, c. 26, s. 58; 1995, c. 67, s. 38; 2003, c. 18, s. 34.