Bye-laws and rules


General Meeting by electronic means

A general meeting of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) was held electronically on Thursday 15 December 2022 at 12:00 GMT, further to an electronic vote held between Tuesday 15 November and Tuesday 13 December 2022. The following Motion was put to the meeting:

Introduction of the chartered designation for Fellow and Associate members of the IFoA.

To pass a Resolution to:

  1. introduce new Bye-laws 35A and 36A; and
  2. to make amendments to Bye-laws 35, 36 and 37,

all as shown in red font in Appendix 1 and subject to the approval of the Privy Council.

It is hereby confirmed that the Resolution was passed by a simple majority of those members entitled to vote and voting on the Motion, in accordance with Article 14a of the IFoA’s Charter (741 KB PDF).

Download the Report of Voting (PDF, 200KB) – as administered by Civica Election Services.

Download the formal Notice of the General Meeting, as issued on 13 November 2022.

Download the revised IFoA Bye-laws (the aforementioned ‘Appendix 1’).

Download the rationale for introducing a chartered designation.


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Recent amendments to the Bye-laws and Rules

• October 2022: Introduction of a Revised Disciplinary Scheme (Rule 20)
• September 2022: Proposed amendments to Bye-laws 32 and 37 (process for electing Honorary Fellows of the IFoA)
• June 2021: Amendments to Bye-laws 8 and 10, and Rules 2 and 4 (retirement from Council) – As approved by the Privy Council
• May 2021: Amendments to the IFoA's Disciplinary and Capacity for Membership Schemes