8. Amendments of the Statutes
8.1 Proposals to amend the Statutes of the Society may be made in writing to the Executive Committee by any seven (7) members of the Council or by any twenty five (25) members of the Society.
8.2 Any proposal for the amendment of the Statutes, submitted as specified in art.8.1, shall be considered by the Council of the Society and then submitted to the members of the Society for vote by e-mail or other means. If the amendment is approved by a simple majority of the Council, then its ratification by the membership shall require only a simple majority of all votes cast. If an amendment is not approved by a simple majority of the Council, then its ratification by the membership shall require at least a two-thirds majority of all votes cast.
8.3 The dissolution of the Society or the alteration of the name of the Society shall be treated as an amendment to the Statutes of the Society.