Buckinghamshire Short Mat Bowling Association
THE CONSTITUTION OF THE
BUCKINGHAMSHIRE SHORT MAT BOWLING ASSOCIATION
(CURRENTLY UNDER REVISION)
The association to be called The Buckinghamshire Short Mat Bowling Association.
Will be open to all clubs with suitable facilities and equipment as laid down by the E.S.M.B.A and B.S.M.B.A.
Member clubs may resign their membership from the association at any time but will lose all fees paid and rights of the association.
Any member club whose conduct in the opinion of the committee is calculated to injure or discredit the association shall be liable to expulsion. Right of appeal to a full meeting of the members at a special meeting can be requested, and the decision then taken will be final.
All the affairs of the association shall be managed by a committee consisting of the following: -
8. CASUAL VACANCIES IN COMMITTEE
The committee shall be empowered to fill casual vacancies which occur in their number during the year.
The officers of the association shall be the Chairman, Hon.Secretary, Hon.Treasurer, Competition Secretary and Membership Secretary.
An auditor shall be appointed to audit the annual general statement of accounts for the past year.
The committee shall have sole control of the finances of the association and shall be empowered to incur expenditure necessary for the general administration of the association; no other expenditure shall be incurred without the sanction of a general meeting duly convened for the purpose.
The financial year ends on 31st March.
No business other than that mentioned in the agenda shall be discussed at this meeting.
The committee may on their own authority or on the requisition of two-
A copy of the current constitution of the association shall be displayed in each club and all members shall be bound thereby.
No alteration of the constitution shall be effective unless carried by a majority of the members present and voting at the annual general meeting or an extraordinary general meeting called for that purpose.
The committee shall be empowered to introduce bylaws, which will take immediate effect for the duration of that year.
Each club shall register its members with the association Honorary Membership Secretary before the 31st October, and will submit a list of its members with full forename and surname for registration with the B.S.M.B.A and the E.S.M.B.A.
All leagues and competitions shall be under the auspices of the B.S.M.B.A.
Members playing county matches or competitions, all shall wear white above waist, and grey below, wear flat heel-