As a member of the Cannabis Trades Association you also become a legal Member of the limited company (Hemp Trades Association Ltd t/a Cannabis Trades Association UK) which is limited by guarantee.
Each Member undertakes to guarantee the liabilities of the company to the value of £1. A list of Members is maintained and can be inspected on request. As the Association, we deal on many complex business issues, some of which are legal, as such, you authorise us to act on your behalf as a Member of the Association. Memberships are subject to a 12-month period starting from the date that you submitted your Membership Application.
You acknowledge that your Membership is for a period of 12 months and although you can cancel your Membership at any point, the full annual Membership Subscription is payable. If you cancel your Membership and DD, then you will immediately be invoiced for the remainder of your Subscription period. We will take action to recover any unpaid invoices.
Please ensure that you fill in your Direct Debit Form as soon as you receive the link, where Memberships are paid for upfront and in full, monies are non-refundable. The Application Fee (of £150 plus VAT) must be paid by a card or bank transfer and is non-refundable under any circumstances. In the event that your company is not yet trading, and you do not wish to pursue working in the cannabis industry as long as you have not been passed through to compliance you may withdraw your Application in writing giving us 28 working days’ notice. The CTA is not responsible for the cancellation of DD mandates where applications have been withdrawn or expired. You must cancel at your bank, we cannot do this for you and we are not liable for your failure to do so.
The screening process is a mandatory part of your CTA Membership Application. Where an Applicant does not submit any requested information to the screening service which results in your Application being held up, the CTA holds no responsibility for this. The CTA reserves the right to suspend Memberships where there are concerns relating to compliance and has the right to remove your company from the CTA companies directory until any issues have been amended. The CTA will contact you prior to your annual Membership Subscription renewal and will either cancel or renew your Membership at this point.
Should your Membership be renewed for a further 12 months and although you can cancel your Membership at any point, the full annual Membership Subscription is payable. If you cancel your Membership and DD, then you will immediately be invoiced for the remainder of your Subscription period. We will take action to recover any unpaid invoices. Membership Subscriptions are subject to change and are reviewed at the point of renewal of your Membership.