Approved at the AGM held on October 31st 2010
The organisation shall be known as Angus Cycling Club (hereinafter referred to as ‘the Club’) and shall be a membership body.
1 To promote cycling in all its aspects; and
2 to provide organised cycling and other opportunities for members.
Membership shall be open to all, on payment of an annual membership fee set at the AGM. Special categories of membership may be created from time to time. The Committee shall retain the right to terminate an individual’s membership, good cause having been shown.
Powers and obligations
The Club, through its office bearers, may:
1 organise public and private events;
2 hold property;
3 open and maintain bank accounts; and
4 purchase services
in the name of Angus Cycling Club.
The Club shall be affiliated to relevant bodies, as determined from time to time, and shall maintain appropriate insurance cover. The Club may seek registration as a charitable body, if this course is approved by members.
An annual general meeting (AGM) shall be held at least once a year, to which all members are invited. Formal written notice, indicating the date, time and location of the meeting and major business to be transacted, shall be issued at least fourteen days in advance.
The general meeting shall: elect office bearers; receive formal reports; approve accounts; set fees; appoint an external examiner of the accounts who shall not be a member of the committee; and approve major matters of Club policy.
An extraordinary general meeting (EGM) may be called by the Committee, giving twenty-one day’s written notice to members, and must be held if requested in writing by at least one quarter of the members.
At the AGM, the following office bearers shall be elected for the following year:
Vice President (optional)
Together with up to two non-office-bearing Club Members also elected at the AGM, they shall constitute the Committee, which shall be responsible for the day to day conduct of the Club’s business. The Committee shall have the power to co-opt additional members for either general or specific purposes. Meetings of the Committee shall be held at least three times in the year.
Office bearers shall each make a formal report to members at the AGM.
The role of the office bearers shall be set out in standing orders, approved by the AGM from time to time. These standing orders form part of this constitution and shall define the quorum for, and procedure to be followed at, all formal meetings of the Club, including the basis on which formal decisions are to be taken.
In addition, Club rules shall, from time to time, be drawn up by the Committee. These rules will: define categories of Club membership; govern the conduct of members participating in Club events and activities; and specify the conditions under which Club prizes, trophies and other accolades may be awarded.
Changes to this constitution may only be made at a properly constituted AGM or EGM, following a vote in favour by at least two thirds of the members present and voting.
Following a decision at an AGM or EGM to dissolve the Club, all its liabilities shall first be met and any of its remaining assets shall then be handed over to a body or bodies pursuing similar objects. No member may benefit directly from such a course of action.
The business of the Club shall be conducted under the Laws of Scotland as currently enacted. In the conduct of its business, the office bearers shall ensure that the Club complies with all relevant legal requirements.