COMPOSITION OF MACS MEMBERSHIP
The membership of the Association consists of qualified professionals from various disciplines, such as qualified accountants, qualified tax agents, chartered secretaries, certified company secretaries, approved company auditors, practising lawyers and nevertheless the licensed company secretaries and senior officers from the Companies Commission of Malaysia.
CATEGORIES OF MEMBERSHIP
Registered Student status is granted to a person who has been registered as a student of the Association, with the intention of pursuing a course of study in Company Secretaryship leading to the examinations of the Association.
Associate membership may also be awarded to a person who is not eligible to be admitted as Member grade or Fellow, but by virtue of holding a degree qualification recognised by the Association and engaged as lecturer at recognised university and/or institution of higher learning in Malaysia and has had three or more years in lecture in Company Law and Company Secretarial subjects, Accounting or in Corporate Governance or in areas, in the opinion of the Council deemed suitable to be an Associate member of the Association.
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A Provisional Member grade member is awarded to a person who has passed the qualifying examinations of the Association or has obtained the qualification deemed to be equivalent to the qualifying examinations of the Association but has not fulfilled in meeting with the requirement relating to the area of practical experience.
Member grade is awarded to a person who has passed the qualifying examinations of the Association or qualified to be a member of one of the bodies which are recognised by the Association namely, Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA), The Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (MAICSA) and Malaysian Bar Council (MBC). A Member grade member is entitled to describe himself/herself as ‘Certified Company Secretary’ and is also granted the use of MCCS designatory letters after his/her name.
A Fellowship is awarded to a qualified person who is a Member grade of at least five (5) years standing of the Association and has had ten (10) or more years of relevant company secretarial experience. A Fellow grade member is entitled to describe himself/herself as ‘Certified Company Secretary’ and is also granted the use of FCCS designatory letters after his/her name.
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Only a Fellow or a Member grade upon payment or Ringgit Malaysia Three Thousand only (RM3,000.00) in one payment, shall upon the approval of the Council be elected as a life member of the appropriate grade. A life Member shall not be required to pay further annual subscriptions. The maximum number of Life Members of the Association at any time shall not exceed 10% of the total members of the Association or one hundred (100) whichever is higher.