Active Membership (Class A)
(a) Active membership shall be limited to persons, sole proprietorships, partnerships, corporations or other business entities qualified or licensed in, and actively engaged in, the land title evidencing business in the State of Maryland. As a precondition to membership, each applicant for Active Membership shall subscribe to the Code of Ethics of this Corporation and agree to be governed by its By-Laws.
Associate Membership (Class B)
(b) Associate Membership shall be limited to those persons, sole proprietorships, partnerships, corporations or other business entities of good character and business reputation that are not qualified for Active Membership, but who are engaged in any trade, industry or profession related to land title evidencing in the State of Maryland. As a precondition to membership, each applicant for Associate Membership shall agree to abide by the provision of the Corporation's By-Laws and subscribe to the purposes and objectives of the Corporation as set forth in the Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws of the Corporation. The Associate Membership shall not be entitled to a Vote in the Corporation's affairs.