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RIVERSIDE AQUATIC INC. CONSTITUTION

 

THE CLUB:

 

OBJECTS:

The objects of the Club are:-

 

MEMBERSHIP:

3.4.1  bound by the Constitution and By-laws (as described in the Swimmer’s Guide) of the Club;

3.4.2  liable for such fees and subscriptions as may be fixed by the Club

3.4.3  entitled to all advantages and privileges of membership;

 

TERMINATION OF MEMBERSHIP:

4.1.1  Resignation;

4.1.2  False or inaccurate statements made in a member’s application for membership of the Club, breach of any rule, regulation or By-law of the Club or commit any act detrimental to the Club;

4.1.3  The Committee shall have the power to suspend or expel any member of the Club for any of the events above;

 

THE COMMITTEE:

5.1.1    the office of President

5.1.2    the office of Vice President

5.1.3    the office of Secretary

5.1.4    the office of Treasurer

5.1.5    At least 6 committee members

5.1.6    Public Officer

 

POWERS OF THE COMMITTEE:

6.1.1  administer the finances, appoint bankers, and direct the opening of banking accounts for specific purposes, to transfer funds from one account to another, and to close any such account;

6.1.2  fix the manner in which such banking accounts shall be operated, providing all payments are passed by the Committee;

6.1.3  fix fees and subscriptions payable by members and decide such levies, fines and charges as is deemed necessary and advisable, and enforce payment thereof; 

6.1.4  adjudicate on all matters brought before it which may effect the Club;

6.1.5  cause minutes to be made of all proceedings at Committee Meetings and General Meetings of members;

6.1.6  make, amend and rescind rulings and By-laws;

6.1.7  have the power to form and appoint any sub committee/s and required for specific purposes, and shall prescribe the powers and functions thereof;

6.1.8  may at their discretion employ a person or persons to carry out certain duties required by the Club, at a remuneration for such a period of time, as may be deemed necessary;

6.1.9  should a vacancy occur on the Committee during the season, the Committee shall appoint a successor until the next Annual General Meeting;

6.1.10  appoint an officer/s of the Committee to have custody of the Associations records, documents and securities.

 

MEETINGS OF THE COMMITTEE AND SUB-COMMITTEE:

7.1.1  Special meetings of the committee may be convened by the President.

7.1.2  Notice shall be given to the members of the Committee of any Special Meetings, specifying the general nature of the business to be transferred. No other business shall be transacted at such a meeting.    

7.1.3  No business shall be transacted unless a quorum is present.

 

AUDITOR:

 

GENERAL MEETINGS:

9.1.1  The Annual General Meeting of the Club must be held within three months of the end of the financial year;

9.1.2  The Secretary shall give at least fourteen (14) days notice of the date of the Annual General meeting to members;

9.1.3  The notice convening the Annual General Meeting is to specify the purpose of the meeting;

9.1.4  All financial members and their parents and/or guardians may attend the Annual General Meeting;

9.1.5  The quorum at the Annual General Meeting shall be a minimum of 12 members.  If, at the end of 30 minutes after the time appointed in the notice for the opening of the meeting, there be no quorum, the meeting shall stand and adjourn for one week.  If at such meeting there is no quorum, those members present shall be competent to discharge the business of the meeting;

9.1.6  The ordinary business of the Annual General Meeting shall be:  

     

9.1.6.1  To confirm the minutes of the last preceding Annual General Meeting;

9.1.6.2  To receive from the committee, auditor and servants of the Club reports upon the transactions of the Club during the last preceding year;

9.1.6.3  To elect the officers of the Club and the ordinary committee members;

9.1.6.4  To appoint the auditor.

 

9.1.7    The Annual General Meeting may transact special business of which notice is given in accordance with these rules.

9.2.1      Special General Meetings may be called by the Committee, or at the request of the President and Secretary, or on the written request of at least 12 members of the Association;

9.2.2      The Secretary, on the requisition in writing of at least 12 members, shall convene a Special General Meeting of the Club within 42 days of receipt by the Club of the requisition;

9.2.3      The requisition for a Special General Meeting is to (a) state the objects of the meeting; (b) is to be signed by the requisitionists and (c) is to be delivered to the Club;

9.2.4      Notice of Special General Meetings shall set out clearly the business for which the meeting has been called.  No other business shall be dealt with at that Special General Meeting;

9.2.5      The quorum at the Special General Meeting shall be a minimum of 12 Members and must include not less that 3 of the officers of the Club;

9.2.6      No business shall be transacted unless there is quorum.

 

VOTING:

10.1.1   The President shall be entitled to a deliberative vote, and in the event of a tied vote, the President shall exercise a casting vote;

10.1.2   At any meeting of the Club, voting is restricted to adult financial members of the Club and parents or guardians of financial members of the Club;

10.1.3   Upon any question arising at a general meeting of the Club, a member has one (1) vote only;

10.1.4   All votes shall be given personally;

10.1.5   In the case of an equality of voting on a question, the chairperson has a second or casting vote.

10.2.1  The President shall be entitled to a deliberative vote, and in the event of a tied vote the President shall exercise a casting vote;

10.2.2   Each individual committee member present shall have on (1) vote;

 

ELECTION OF THE COMMITTEE:

11.1.1  Shall be made in writing and signed by two adult/voting members of the Club and endorsed by the candidate on the form of nomination;

11.1.2  The ballot for the election of officers and committee members will be conducted at the Annual General Meeting;

 

FINANCE:

PRESIDENT

VICE PRESIDENT

SECRETARY

PUBLIC OFFICER

By any other member or members of the committee the committee nominates for that purpose

 

ALTERATIONS TO THE CONSTITUTION AND BY-LAWS:

13.1.1   The Secretary shall forward such notices of motion to each Committee member at least fourteen (14) days prior to the Annual General Meeting or seven (7) days prior to a Special General Meeting;

13.1.2   Alterations to the By-Laws can only be made at Committee Meetings provided notice of the proposed alteration/s has been duly notified to Committee Members;

13.1.3   Such motions or any part thereof shall be of no effect unless passed by a seventy-five percent (75%) majority (Special Resolution) of those present and entitled to vote at the Annual General Meeting, Special General Meeting or Committee Meeting as the case may be.

 

DISSOLUTION:

14.1.1  another incorporated association having objects similar to those of the Club;

14.1.2  or for charitable or benevolent purposes, which incorporated association or purposes, as the case requires, shall be determined by resolution of the members.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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