Charter and Bye Laws

The Society's Charter and Bye Laws set out our Royal Charter, objective, constitution and categories of membership.


Our board of trustees, known as the Council, are responsible for the Society’s governance.


The Society's Annual General Meeting is held every June.

Code of conduct

The Society's code of conduct sets out the principles of behaviour that govern all Fellows and members, volunteers, staff, and anyone who participates in any Society event or activity.

Society policies and statements

The Society has a series of policies and public statements that guide our work.