75th Bureau - 41st Council - 76th Bureau
Brisbane, Australia, 5-8 July 2001
There were 483 registered participants at the IUPAC General Assembly.
Of that number, 384 were members of IUPAC bodies, 45 were invited Observers,
and 94 were Council Delegates. The individuals totals are greater than
the overall total because a number of Delegates were also Members of
IUPAC bodies. A summary of the actions taken by the Council and Bureau
follows, including the results of the elections for IUPAC Officers and
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1. Prof. L. K. Sydnes
was elected Vice President and President Elect. The election results
were as follows:
- Ohtaki: 59
- Sydnes: 79
- 3. Prof. O. Nefedov was elected to the Executive Committee by the
Approved the change of Bylaw 4.103 (See Attachment
Did not approve the change of Bylaw-B4.1064.
Approved the appointment of Batchelor, Tillery
and Roberts as the Union's Auditors for 2001-2002.
Approved an amended version of the proposal from
the Czech National Committee, establishing a Working Party to
study the issues described in the Bureau Position Paper on National
Subscriptions (See Attachments 2 and 3).
Approved creation of a new Division of Systematic
Nomenclature and Structure Representation. (See Attachment 4)
Approved continuation of the Joint Commission
on Biochemical Terminology
Approved creation of a new Commission on Physicochemical
Symbols, Terminology and Units.
Approved creation of a new Commission on Isotopic
Abundances and Atomic Weights.
Approved the elimination of the Medicinal Chemistry
and Clinical Chemistry Sections of the Division of Chemistry and
Approved the Budget and National Subscriptions
as proposed by the Treasurer (See Attachment 5).
Approved the continuation of Associated Organization
status for the current AOs, contingent on payment of fees.
Approved the continued use of English as the
official language of IUPAC.
Approved a resolution of the UK National Adhering
Organization encouraging NAOs to promote the submission of projects.
Approved the dates and location of the 43rd General
Assembly and 40th Congress: August 2005 (dates to be determined),
Noted the withdrawal of the National Adhering
Organization of Saudi Arabia.
Asked the Executive Director to inform the National
Adhering Organization of Pakistan that it will cease to be a member
of the Union if its arrears are not paid in full by 31 December
2001, as provided in Statute 9.2.
Approved the recommendations on nomenclature
and symbols approved by IDCNS in the previous biennium.
Approved the Division Officers elected at the
General Assembly. (See Attachment 6).
Issued a Position Paper on National Subscriptions
(See Attachment 3).
- Approved the recommendations of the Working Party on Education
Proposals regarding the reorganization of the Committee on Teaching
Chemistry, including the name change to Committee on Chemistry
Education. The new Terms of Reference are in Attachment 7.
- Approved the recommendations of the Chemistry International
Strategy Development Committee to change the appearance and focus
of Chemistry International and the plan of the Executive
Director to implement the recommendations of the CISDC.
- Approved the new Division Committees elected at the General
- Approved the Investment Policy Statement proposed by the Finance
Committee (See Attachment 8).
- Approved the Fund Policy Statement proposed by the Finance
Committee (See Attachment 9).
- Approved the continuation of the current fees for the Affiliate
Membership Program, USD 16 for chemical societies and USD 35 for
- Approved the following subscription rates for Pure and Applied
Chemistry and Chemistry International proposed by the
Committee on Printed and Electronic Publications:
Institutional USD 1200 (unchanged)
Institutional (3-year subscription) USD 999 per year (unchanged)
Institutional, electronic only USD 892 per year
Individual USD 99 (unchanged)
Institutional USD 99 (unchanged)
Personal USD 45 (unchanged)
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