This article states that the Association may repay or advance payments if the officers, directors, and commission members are threatened or involved in legal proceedings that have occurred in the course of their work for the Association. The key word is may. The Association has the choice whether to pay or not. The Association will not pay if the person or persons involved did not act in good faith. The rationale for this By-law is that it permits the Association the opportunity to repay or advance payments upon action by the Board.

Section 13.03, Mandatory Indemnification.
This section is the only exception to what has been described above. This section states that if a person because of his/her duties with the Association is involved in legal proceedings, and is successful, the Association will pay reasonable expenses incurred by the person.