Salisbury Club Cambridge


 Club Membership Rules

Salisbury

Club

Rules

April 2018

 The Association of Conservative Clubs Ltd.

32 Smith Square, London S.W.1


CONTENTS

NAME AND OBJECTS OF CLUB

MEMBERSHIP

Election

Special Classes of Membership

Disqualification of Candidate

Resignation of Membership

SUBSCRIPTIONS

Non-Payment of Subscription

CHANGE OF ADDRESS

INTER·AFFILlATION TICKET HOLDERS

CESSATION OF MEMBERSHIP

OFFICERS

COMMITTEEMEN

THE COMMITTEE

Appointment of Secretary

DUTIES OF OFFICERS

President, Vice-President & Chairman

Trustees

Treasurer

AUTHORITY OF THE

ELECTION OF OFFICERS AND COMMITIEMEN

Casual Vacancies

Resignation of the Committee and Election of New Committee

APPOINTMENT AND DUTIES OF THE AUDITOR

GENERAL MEETINGS

Annual General Meeting

Special General Meeting

Adjournment of Meeting

Rescission of Resolutions

Voting

VISITORS

MISCONDUCT OF MEMBERS

HOURS OF OPENING AND CLOSING PREMISES

HOURS OF SUPPLY

 APPLICATION OF SURPLUS

AMENDMENT OF RULES

DEFINITIONS

BYE-LAWS

NAME AND OBJECTS OF CLUB

1

Salisbury Conservative Working Men's Club, hereinafter referred to as "the Club" shall be situated at 272 Mill Cambridge CB1 3NF or such other place as the majority of the members shall determine.

Its objects shall be to carry on the business of a Club and, in so doing, to promote by all proper means the principles of conservatism and implementation of the Conservative Party’s policies.

The Club shall be affiliated to and inter-affiliated with, the Association of Conservative Clubs Limited, subject to the rules and regulations thereof.

MEMBERSHIP
Election

2

The election of members be vested solely in the Committee and shall be by ballot.  Two votes against admission shall exclude a candidate.

3

Any two members of not less than 12 months standing may propose and second a candidate for membership and shall be able from personal knowledge to vouch for his respectability and fitness to be a member and both of them sign the nomination form, as shall the candidate, who, by so doing, and to abide by the Rules the Club now, or hereafter, in force, in the event of his being elected a member.

No servant of the Club shall be eligible for membership 

4

The name, address of each candidate, and the names of his proposer and seconder, shall be posted on the Club Notice board at least seven days before the day on which his name is to be submitted for election.

5

Any member who is of the opinion that any candidate so proposed would not be desirable member shall inform the Secretary who shall communicate the objection to the Committee.

6

The Committee may require the attendance of any proposer, seconder and their candidate to answer such questions as may be put to them.

If they do not appear before the Committee when required to do so, or send a satisfactory excuse for not doing so within four weeks, the candidate’s membership not be proceeded with.

7

No candidate shall be admitted to the privileges of membership until he shall have been formally confirmed as a member by the Committee, notified by his proposer and paid his subscription, and in any circumstances no candidate for membership shall be admitted to the privileges of membership until two days shall have elapsed between nomination and election to membership.

Special Classes of Membership

8. Honorary/Life membership

         Honorary/Life membership will be granted at the discretion of the committee.

         Applications must be made in writing, no later than the November committee meeting for the next year.

         Applications will be considered on the following criteria, but not exclusively:

         Applicants must be over the age of retirement and been a member for 40 years.

         Or

         Applicants must be over the age of retirement and have served on the committee for a minimum of 15 years, not                 necessarily consecutively.

         Or

         Applicants have been a member of the club since before 1960.

         Or

         A member/steward whose service to the Club is deemed to be significant.

Disqualification of Candidates

9

No rejected candidate shall again be proposed as a member until the expiration of twelve months from the date of such rejection.

No person who shall have been expelled from this or any other Conservative Club affiliated to or inter-affiliated with the Association of Conservative Clubs Limited, shall ever again be proposed as a member or make use of the Club premises except by consent of the Committee.

No person who has at any previous time been a member of the Club, shall be eligible for membership before the period of one year there from has elapsed, unless he pays all subscription, otherwise due from him had he not ceased to be a member.

Resignation of Membership

10

Any member wishing to resign must send a written notice to the Secretary, together with subscription due up to the date of its taking effect, and thereupon cease to be a member.

SUBSCRIPTIONS

11

Subscription fees will be reviewed annually and any increase/decrease can only be implemented by a proposal submitted to the Annual General Meeting, voted on by the membership present. The cost of subscription fees for OAP membership at age 65, junior membership between 16- 18 years and Student membership on production of a valid student card will be set at 50% of the full membership

12

A suspended member shall remain liable to pay his subscription.

13

Every member shall produce the receipt for his subscription, or card of membership, whenever called upon to do so by any person authorised by the Committee to make such demand on Club Premises. 

Non-payment of Subscription

14

If any member fails to pay his subscription within fourteen days after the same has become due, he shall be considered in arrear, and if the sum due be not paid within another fourteen days he shall cease to be a member and his name shall be removed from the register of members.

If, however, the delay in payment can be accounted for to the satisfaction of the Committee, the Committee may at its discretion direct that any member shall be exempt from the foregoing provisions.

15

No member in arrears shall be permitted to make use of the Club or take part in its affairs.

 

CHANGE OF ADDRESS

16

Any member changing his address shall, within fourteen days give notice to the secretary in writing of such address, and until such notice is given, all communications and notices sent to his address shall be deemed to have been served upon such member.

INTER-AFFILIATION TICKET HOLDERS

17

Members of Clubs inter-affiliated with the Association of Conservative Clubs Limited subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Association, may on presentation of their Inter-Affiliation Ticket be admitted to the Club premises and intoxicating liquor may be supplied to them by or on behalf of the Club for consumption on the premises.

CESSATION OF MEMBERSHIP

18

Membership shall terminate:

(a)On resignation (Rule 10).

(b) On non-payment of subscription (Rule 14).

(c) On expulsion (Rule30).

(d) On death.

OFFICERS

19

The Officers of the Club shall consist of four Trustees who be elected according to Rule 25, a President, two Vice· Presidents, a Chairman (who shall be Chairman of the Committee, in which capacity he shall have a second or casting vote), a Treasurer and a Secretary, who shall remain in office until their successors are elected and shall be elected annually by ballot In the week preceding the Annual General Meeting and at the end of their term shall be eligible for re-election.

COMMITTEEMEN

20

There shall be twelve Committeemen who shall be elected by ballot to be held in the week preceding Annual General Meeting.

The senior six Committeemen in length of service from the date last election shall retire at each Annual General Meeting and shall be eligible for re-election.

If two or more Committeemen have served for the same period those to retire shall be selected by the Chairman by lot.

THE COMMITTEE

21

The Committee shall consist of the Officer and Committeemen referred to in Rules 19 and  20.

The Committee shall meet at least once a month.

22

Any member or the Committee being absent from three consecutive meetings of the Committee shall, unless he send a written explanation which the Committee deem satisfactory cease to be a member of the Committee.

Any member or members of the Committee not being the whole of the Committee shall cease to be members thereof on resignation and such resignation shall be deemed to effective upon receipt by the Secretary of written notification,

Any member of the Committee ceasing to be a member of the Club. or who is suspended from the privileges of membership, shall cease to be of the Committee.

Any vacancy caused shall be filled as provided in Rule 39.

23

The Officers and Committeemen shall receive such honorarium as the Committee or a General Meeting shall from time to time determine.

Any Officer dealing with the moneys to the Club and the Steward shall give such security as the Committee may from time to time determine, and shall discharge their duties under the direction of the Committee

Appointment of Secretary

(3) In the event of a person being appointed Secretary and receiving a fixed salary such person shall not be an ordinary member of the Club, but the Committee shall have power to direct that he may be admitted to the Club premises and that intoxicating liquor may be supplied to him by or on behalf of the Club for consumption on the premises.

A written Contract of Service shall be sufficient evidence of his appointment under this section and the terms thereof shall be substituted for provisions in Rules relating to election, term of office, retirement and dismissal from office and similar matters relating to the Secretary.

On vacating the position of the Committee may at their discretion permit him to pay forthwith subscription under Rule 11 whereupon he shall ordinary member without compliance with the usual formalities of election but he shall not be admitted to the privileges of membership until two days have elapsed from his so becoming a member.

DUTlES OF OFFICERS

President, Vice President and Chairman

24

The President, or in his absence one of the Vice-Presidents or the Chairman, shall preside all (other than Committee meetings) of the Club.

Trustees

25

  • (a)All the property whether real or personal shall in shall be vested in the Trustees and shall be held by them upon trust for the Club and for furthering of the Club as provided by Rule 1 of the Rules. In the event of the Club being dissolved all such property after payment of outstanding obligations of the Club (if any) shall be held by the Trustees for furthering Conservative principles in such manner as the Trustees shall in their absolute discretion determine.

    The Trustees shall have power, subject to authorisation by the Committee, to mortgage or charge the premises and other property of the Club for the purposes of raising such money as may be required to carry on the Club for the benefit and convenience of its members

    Every Trustee shall be entitled to be indemnified by the Club from and against all liability costs damages claims and demands incurred or suffered by him arising out of and in connection with anything done by him bono Trustee of the Club or at the request of and in accordance with a Resolution of the Committee and the Trustee shall be authorised to charge the assets of the Club in their hands to satisfy any such liability. If assets of the Club be insufficient for purpose aforo said then special subscription shall be raised from and become payable by those persons who shall at the time such indemnity is invoked be members of the Club who shall contribute thereto such as determined by Resolution of the of the Committee.

    (b)The Trustees shall be elected at a General or Special General Meeting by of the members to vote thereat, and shall remain in office during the pleasure of the Club.  

    Any or all of the Trustees may be removed by a majority of three-fourths of the members present at a Special General Meeting called for that purpose in the following manner.

    The Secretary shall summon the meeting:

    (a) at the direction of the Committee, or

    (b) upon a request forwarded to him signed by one-fifth of the members or 30 members whichever is the less stating the objects of such meeting and he shall thereupon give fourteen days' notice thereof by circular sent by him to all member who have paid their current year's subscription, and to the Trustees. And a notice posted in the Club premises.

    In case of vacancy caused by removal, resignation or death another Trustee shall be elected at a Special General Meeting called for that purpose in the manner provided in Rule 40.

    Treasurer

    26

    The Treasurer be responsible for seeing that all money, whether received by himself, the Secretary, any other official, Steward or other servant of the Club are duly paid into the Club's Bank at least once a week. He shall also see that all debts of the Club are paid as directed by Committee (except petty cash payments) by cheques signed by any two of the authorised signatories and countersigned by the Treasurer. He shall at every regular meeting of the Committee (or more often if required) produce the Paying-in Book and Bank statements for inspection showing the foregoing duties have been carried out.

    He shall keep such accounts, documents and other papers of the Club, not otherwise kept by the Secretary, in such manner and for such purposes as the Committee may direct. He shall receive moneys on account of the Club and pay the same to the Treasurer or direct to the Club's Bank.

    He shall in every year prepare or cause to be prepared the balance sheet income and expenditure account and submit the same to the Auditor of the Club. He shall comply with the requirements of the Commissioners of Inland Revenue with regard to the deduction of income tax from the wages or salaries of employees and with the requirements of the National Insurance Acts in respect to such employees.

    Secretary

    27

    The Secretary shall on all occasions in the execution of under the superintendence, control and direction of the Committee.

    He shall keep such accounts, documents and papers of the Club in such manner and for such purposes as the Committee may direct. He shall summon and attend meetings and take minutes of the proceedings.

    He shall keep upon the Club premises a register of the names and address of the Club members and a record of the latest subscription.

    He shall ensure the Club is registered with the local authority under provisions of the Licensing Acts.

    He shall be responsible for the insurance of the Club against fire and burglary and in respect to liability for accidents occurring to the Club servants and for other purposes directed by the Committee.

    He shall be supplied by the Committee with copies of the Rules and shall be bound to deliver a copy thereof to any member on demand on such payment as the Committee may from time to time determine.

    He shall carry out such other duties as are reasonably incidental to his office.

    AUTHORITY OF THE COMMITTEE

    28

    The Committee shall conduct the general business of the Club, regulate the internal management, have power to enforce Rules, and make such bye-laws as may be necessary for conduct of the Club in conformity with these Rules.

    It may appoint other sub-committees, which shall manager the several departments of the Club under the supervision of the Committee.

    The appointment and dismissal the Secretary if appointed in accordance with Rule 23, the Steward and all other Club servants be vested solely in the Committee.

    29

    No resolution passed by the Committee shall be rescinded unless notice shall have been given at a previous meeting of the Committee of intention to propose such rescission.

    30

    (a) The Committee shall have power reprimand, suspend for a period not exceeding one year, or expel any member who shall infringe any rule or whose conduct in or out of the Club premises, shall in their opinion, be prejudicial to the character or interests the Club; and any member guilty of conduct likely to endanger the welfare unanimity or good order of the Club, or whose actions are found to be inconsistent with the Rules shall be expelled by the Committee.

    (b) The Chairman or Secretary shall be empowered to order the immediate withdrawal of any member whose conduct on the Club premises is in conflict with the Rules of Club, and who, after warning, persists therein. The matter must be reported to the Committee at meeting which must be hold within seven of the committal of the alleged offence. Such member shall have no right of re-entry to Club premises until summoned to appear before the Committee.

    (c) In all cases other than as provided for in paragraph (b) of this rule, any complaint or complaints against a member shall be considered by the Committee at their next regular meeting held in accordance with Rule 22, and the Committee shall be empowered to require the member concerned to withdraw from the facilities of membership upon receipt of the notice summoning him to appear before them until the date of the meeting to which he shall be summoned.

    (d) If the Committee are of the opinion that the complaint or complaints do not warrant them summoning him to appear before them, the member in question must be immediately notified to this effect and he shall be free to resume his rights as a member.

    (e) If the Committee are of the opinion that the complaint or complaints against a member does warrant them summoning him to appear before them, at least seven clear days' notice in writing shall be given by the Secretary to the member of his being so summoned, and the notice shall contain a statement detailing the complaint or complaints brought against him.

    (f) No member shall be reprimanded, suspended or expelled without being first summoned before the Committee, and full opportunity afforded him to defend himself, nor unless a majority of at least two-thirds of the Committee then present vote for his being reprimanded, suspended or expelled. The Committee's decision shall be final.

    Should the member fail to appear before the Committee having given no prior reasonable explanation for his failure his case can proceed and be dealt with by the Committee in his absence.

    (g) Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions of this rule the Committee shall not be obliged to summons a member to appear before them in respect of an offence of which he has been convicted and sentenced by any court of law.

    31

    The Committee, or any officer by them in writing shall have power to give orders to tradesmen and others for goods other things necessary for carrying out the purpose of the Club; but nothing in this rule shall empower the Committee, or any officer authorised by them incur expenditure except such as is consistent with the purpose for which the Club is established.

    No claim will be recognised or paid for any work done or for any goods supplied to the Club, without an order from the Committee, or from any officer authorised by them.

    Members of the Club shall be entitled to contract with the Club for supply by them of goods and services, other than the audit of the Club's accounts, but shall participate in any discussion or vote upon any motion relative thereto, either at a Committee Meeting or General Meeting.

    ELECTION OFFICERS AND COMMITTEEMEN

    32

    Every candidate for office shall be proposed and seconded by two members entitled to vote. His current subscription must have been paid and he must have been a member for previous twelve months and be not less than 18 years of age

    33

    Each member of Club shall have one vote for each vacancy and no member shall give more than one vote to any candidate.

    34

    At least three weeks prior to the day appointed for the commencement of the ballot a notice shall be posted on the Club Notice Board by the Secretary, inviting the nomination of candidates for the office of Committeemen or Officer of Club. The notice shall remain posted for ten days.

    35

    The names of all candidates for office in the Club, together with the names of their proposers and seconders, shall be entered on a nomination sheet which shall be posted to the Club Notice Board seven clear days before the day appointed for the commencement of the ballot and shall remain so posted until the result of the ballot been declared.

    36

    (1)The Committee shall appoint three scrutineers who may be the Club Auditors to carry out the ballot under their direction, and the result of the ballot shall declared at the ensuing Annual General or Special General Meeting.

    No Officer or Committeeman of the Club or candidate may be appointed a scrutineer

    (2)In the case of tie between two or more candidates, the names of such candidates shall be written on pieces of paper, which shall be placed in receptacle, from which the Chairman of the meeting shall draw as many names as there are vacancies to be filled.

    The names thus drawn shall be declared duly elected.

    (3)If a member is elected for two offices, he shall choose which office he wishes to fill. The vacancy thus arising shall be filled by the unsuccessful candidate with the highest number of votes, but if there shall be no such candidate, the office shall be filled by the method prescribed in Rule 38.

    37

    The number of hours and dates during which the ballots shall remain open shall be determined by the Committee and a notice put up on the Club Notice Board to that effect.

    Casual Vacancies

    38

    Ay casual vacancies, except vacancies occasioned by removal under Rule 40, occurring amongst the Officers (other than Trustees), and Committeemen shall be filled up by the Committee, who shall appoint a person to fill the office. Any person so appointed shall retain his office so long as the vacating Officer or Committee would have retained the same if no vacancy had occurred.

    Resignation of the Committee

    39

    In the event of the whole Committee resigning at any time, the Secretary shall obtain nominations during following three days, and a ballot shall be held within seven of such resignation for the election of new Committee.

    The result of the ballot shall be declared at a Special General Meeting called by the Secretary within ten days of such resignation.

    The time and notice required for nominations under Rule 35 and for Special General Meetings under Rule 47, shall not apply in this case

    Removal of Committee and Election of new Committee

    40

    The Committee, or any member or members thereof, may be removed by a majority of three-fourths of the members of the Club present and voting at a Special General Meeting called for that purpose.

    The election of a new Committee or any member or members thereof take place in the manner prescribed in the previous Rule upon resignation of the Committee.

    APPOINTMENT AND DUTIES OF AUDITOR

    41

    (1)The members, at the Annual General Meeting, shall elect an auditor who publicly carries on the business of an accountant to audit the accounts for the ensuing year.

    (2) The auditor shall audit the accounts and for purpose shall have access to all books of the Club.

    (3) He shall examine the accounts and the receipts and expenditure, funds and effects of the Club, and shall verify the same with vouchers relating thereto, and shall either sign the same as found by him to be correct and duly vouched, or shall report in what respects he finds them incorrect or unvouched.

    (4) No member of the Club shall be an auditor.

    GENERAL MEETINGS
    Annual General Meeting
  • 42

    General Meeting shall be held in the month of April on day to be fixed by the Committee.

    Notice of such Annual Meeting shall be posted on the Club Notice Board for at least twenty-one clear days before the date appointed for the Meeting.

    Notice of any motion for inclusion in the Agenda of the Annual General Meeting must submitted in writing to the Secretary within ten days the posting of the notice summoning the Meeting.

    The Agenda for the Annual General Meeting shall be posted on the Club Notice Board for at least seven clear days before the date appointed for Meeting. No business other than that specified in the Agenda shall be transacted at the Meeting.

    A copy of the balance sheet and income and expenditure account for the year with the report of the auditor shall be posted on the Club Notice Board at least seven days before the Annual General Meeting.

    43

    At the Annual General Meeting a statement of affairs the balance sheet, income and expenditure account and report of the auditor shall be presented, together with a report of the ballot for the Committeemen and Officers.

    Special General Meeting

    44

    The Secretary shall summon Special General Meetings as follows:

    (1) In accordance with Rule 39.

    (2) At the direction of the Committee.

    (3) Upon a request forwarded to the Secretary signed by one-fifth of the members or 30 members whichever is the less stating the objects of such meeting in accordance with Rule 45.

    Meetings summoned under the provisions (2) and (3) above shall be held within not less than fourteen days and not more than twenty-one days from the date of the receipt of the request by the Secretary.

    45

    Notice of any Special General Meeting, and of the object which it is called, shall be posted on the Club Notice Board a clear fourteen days before the date appointed for such meeting (except in the case of a Special General Meeting called under Rules 39 and 41) and no other business except that for which the meeting has been convened shall be brought before a Special General Meeting.

    46

    At a Special General Meeting one-fifth of the members, or 30 members whichever is the less, shall form a quorum. No want of quorum occurring after the Chairman has opened the meeting shall make a meeting incompetent to transact business.

    Adjournment of Meeting

    47

    Any Annual General or Special General Meeting may be adjourned to such time as a majority shall decide, but no business other than which could been transacted at the original meeting shall be brought forward at such adjourned meeting.

    Rescission of Resolutions

    48

    No resolution passed at an Annual General or Special General Meeting shall be rescinded unless notice of the intention to propose such rescission shall have given to the Secretary at least twenty-one days before the date appointed for the subsequent Annual General or Special General Meeting.

    Voting

    49

    At all General Meetings every member present shall have one vote on each resolution.

    VISITORS

    50

    Every member shall be permitted to introduce friends or family members as visitors, but the same visitor shall not be admitted more than twice in any calender month, unless special consent be obtained from the committee. The terms of this Rule apply to the admission of Wife/girlfriend or husband/boyfriend of any member who’s partner is not a member in their own write.

    51

    The names of the visitor and of the member by whom introduced shall be written in the A.C.C. Visitor's Book kept for that purpose.

    52

    No person who has been expelled, from this or any other Conservative Club affiliated to or inter-affiliated with the Association of Conservative Clubs Limited, or who, at the request of the Committee, resigned his membership, or who, having been a candidate for election, been rejected, or who is indebted to the Club (See Rule 14) shall be admitted as a visitor.

    The Committee may suspend Rule 50 at any time for such period they may think fit.

    (b) Members, officials and supporters of visiting teams participating in organised games and tournaments as well as members of any social club or Conservative Association participating in other recreational or political activities may be admitted to the Club premises at the sole discretion of the Committee intoxicating liquor may be sold to them for consumption on the premises, providing they are 18 years of age or over. Persons so admitted shall be subject to the rules members, except that they shall not attend or vote meetings, nor be sold intoxicating liquor consumption oft the premises.

    (c) Special Functions

    The Club may on not more 8 occasions in any one calendar year hold special functions at the Club premises for the purpose of raising funds for the benefit of the Club, providing such functions have been authorised by the Management Committee. On these occasions intoxicating liquor may be sold for consumption on the premises to non-members.

    MISCONDUCT MEMBERS

    53

    No betting, drunkenness, bad language or disorderly conduct shall be permitted on club premises

    Any infringement of this Rule will render the member offending liable to be dealt with by the Committee under Rule 29.

    It shall be the duty of any member of the Committee or member of the Club to take every available means for putting a stop to the offences in question, and to report them forthwith to the Committee through the Secretary.

    HOURS OPENING AND CLOSING PREMISES

    54

    The Club premises shall be open to the members during such hours as determined from time to time by the Committee and as set out in the license exhibited on the Club Notice Board.

    HOURS OF SUPPLY

    55

    The permitted hours for the supply of intoxicants shall be such as may from time to time by fixed by the Committee in accordance with theprovisions of the Licensing Act.

    AMENDMENT OF RULES

    56

    Any Rule the Club not hereinafter declared to be fundamental may be rescinded or amended or any new Rule made by a resolution carried by three-fourths of the votes given thereon at any Special General Meeting of which notice has been given specifying the intention to propose such rescission, amendment or new Rule.

    Rule 1, 25 and this Rule are hereby declared to be fundamental and shall not be rescinded or amended, except with the prior consent in writing of the Association of Conservative Clubs Limited and by a resolution carried by three-fourths of the votes given thereon at a Special General Meeting as provided in this Rule.

    Propositions for amendments of Rules must be submitted in writing to the Committee one month prior to the date of such Meeting, and shall be posted on the Club Notice Board at least fourteen days before the Meeting. No proposition shall be into consideration unless supported by twenty members who shall attach their signatures to such notice.

    DISSOLUTION

    57

    The Club may be dissolved by the consent of three-fourths of the members present and voting at a Special General Meeting called for that purpose, in strict accordance with Rule 25.

    DEFINITIONS

    58

    In these Rules. including this Rule. unless the subject matter or context inconsistent therewith:

    (a) words importing the singular or plural shall include the plural or singular respectively.

    (b) unless the contrary intention appears, words denoting the masculine gender shall to include feminine.

    BYE-LAWS

    Refreshments

    1. Such refreshments and at such tariff as the Committee may determine, shall be supplied to the members notwithstanding non-excisable refreshments may be supplied by a servant duly authorised by the Committee to do so at his expense and from which he shall derive any benefit.

    Members Payment

    2. All members must Pay every expense they incur in the Club before they leave the premises.

    Complaints

    3. All complaints or suggestions shall be made in writing to the Secretary

    Conduct of Servants.

    4. The conduct of a servant shall in no instance be made of personal reprimand by anyone other than the Secretary of the Club.

    All complaints against servants, or in regard to domestic arrangements of the Club Shall by anyone other than the Secretary be addressed to him in writing he shall submit the same for determination by the Committee.

    5. No member shall give any money or gratuity to the servants of the Club, upon any pretence whatever.

    Bills, Notices, etc

    6. No bill, notice. placard, or newspaper, shall be posted or distributed on or Club promises without the permission of the committee or some person authorised by them.

    Books, Papers, etc

    7. All books papers or pamphlets written or printed shall be stamped with the Club stamp before being placed in the Club rooms, and no books, papers, or pamphlets shall be into the Club without the sanction of the Committee or the Secretary.

    Petitions

    8. No Committeemen or Officer of the Club shall sign any petition or document on behalf of the Club, relating to matters not immediately connected with the management of the Club, without the express sanction of the Committee.

    Damage to Property

    9. Any person damaging the furniture or other property of the Club shall make good the same to the satisfaction of the Committee.

    10. No member shall on any pretence take away, injure or destroy any newspaper, pamphlet, book or article property of the Club.

    Dogs

    11. No dogs shall be on the Club promises. except at the discretion of the Committee.

    Alteration of Bye-Laws

    12. These Bye-Laws Shall not be altered without the approval by the members at a Special General Meeting, but the Committee may any time add thereto by the issue of new Bye-Laws.

    Minors

    13. No person under the age of eighteen years of age will be admitted to the club without being accompanied by a parent or member, unless they are a fully paid junior member.  Junior membership is available from sixteen years of age until reaching eighteen. Junior members have no voting rights in the club.  No person under the age of eighteen will be permitted to drink intoxicating liquor anywhere on the club premises, regardless of who has purchased it. 

    No person under the age of 16 may use the dart board on the Club premises.

    Exhibition of rules and Bye-Laws

    14. A copy of those Rules and Bye-Laws shall at all times be exhibited in a prominent position on the Club promises.

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