Sec. 1. All Members of the New Orleans Police
Department, to include Police Cadets, Aides, who are permanent
employees, shall be eligible for membership, but must join the Association
within five (5) years of their appointment to the Department,
otherwise they will be ineligible for membership. Provided their
age does not exceed (45) at the time of joining.
Sec. 3. The applicant, when elected to membership, shall be given a beneficiary certificate by the Recording Secretary, which shall bear his/her name, date of election, and the name and relationship of the beneficiary.