The aim of a Division is to advance the objects of the Institution and their application to the various subjects which come within the Division, more specifically to:

promote the general advancement of the science, technology and practice of the Division;
encourage and foster a spirit of friendly collaboration amongst its members and with members of similar institutions, societies or other professional bodies;
facilitate the exchange of information and ideas in relation to the Division.
A Division shall achieve its aims by carrying out learned society activities in accordance with the requirements of the Division Manual. Divisions shall be subject to regulation by the Learned Society Board.