(a) It shall be the object of the Society to provide assistance and afford relief, financial or otherwise to its Members and their dependants.

(b) Without limiting the generality of sub-clause (a) of this Rule, the Society from time to time may:

(i) Assist any Member in financial difficulties which the Board considers have been brought about by misfortune; or
(ii) Assist any Member in the event of the death of a Dependant; or
(iii) Assist any Dependant in the event of the death of a Member; or
(iv) Assist any Member or Dependant during any sickness suffered; or
(v) Assist any Member or Dependant with holiday or convalescent accommodation.