Full membership is open to all Somaliland journalists whose principal earnings derived from editing or writing for a journal, newspaper, digital, online, or broadcasting organization.
Article 5. Membership:
As a mention The Constitution of the Association
Paragraph1. Who has the right to be member?
Any one of Somaliland journalist fulfilled the membership condition mentioned in paragraph 3 of this article could be member
An application form address to the secretarial of the organization and circulates to the board of directors to make the decision
Paragraph 3 criteria
Ø University level or equivalent institution or has press experience worked at least two years in a recognized agency.
Ø And that he/she must not a member the same press association
Ø He/she must be ready to pay the Fees of the organization
Ø Members of the organization have equal right to The opportunities from the organization
Ø To take party general assembly
Ø To vote and be voted
Paragraph 5: obligations/duties
Ø To respect and obey the codes and constitution of the organization
Ø The safeguard the unity the secret and existence of the organization
Paragraph 6: losing membership
Ø Without paying the membership Fees in three months consecutively
Ø Violation the codes and the principles of the organization
Ø Making actions against the credibility and the existence of the organization
Ø Violation of one of the articles of the organization
Paragraph 7: Membership Fee
Ø Members of the organization are paying the Fees once a month
Ø The Fees of money is equally payable.
Ø Membership Fees is $2 or equivalent sl.sh
Ø Members registration fee is $10