Codes of Conduct

Code of Conduct for Athletes - click to read more ....

Code of Conduct for Athletes
As a responsible athlete you will:
• Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every athlete, coach, technical official and others involved in
athletics and treat everyone equally.
• Uphold the same values of sportsmanship off the field as you do when engaged in athletics
• Cooperate fully with others involved in the sport such as coaches, technical officials, team managers,
doctors, physiotherapists, sport scientists and representatives of the governing body in the best interests of
the yourself and other athletes
• Consistently promote positive aspects of the sport such as fair play and never condone rule violations or the
use of prohibited or age-inappropriate substances
• Anticipate and be responsible for your own needs including being organised, having the appropriate
equipment and being on time
• Inform your coach of any other coaching that you are seeking or receiving
• Always thank the coaches and officials who enable you to participate in athletics
As a responsible Athlete, when participating in or attending any athletics activities, including
training/coaching sessions and competition events you will:
• Act with dignity and display courtesy and good manners towards others
• Avoid swearing and abusive language and irresponsible behaviour including behaviour that is dangerous to
yourself or others, acts of violence, bullying, harassment and physical and sexual abuse
• Challenge inappropriate behaviour and language by others
• Never engage in any inappropriate or illegal behaviour
• Avoid destructive behaviour and leave athletics venues as you find them
• Do not carry or consume alcohol to excess and/or illegal substances.
• Avoid carrying any items that could be dangerous to yourself or others excluding athletics equipment used
in the course of your athletics activity
In addition, athletes, especially young athletes and vulnerable adults, should follow these guidelines on
safe participation in athletics and:
• Notify a responsible adult if you have to go somewhere (why, where and when you will return)
• Do not respond if someone seeks private information unrelated to athletics such as personal information,
home life information
• Strictly maintain boundaries between friendship and intimacy with a coach or technical official
• Never accept lifts in cars or invitations into homes on your own without the prior knowledge and consent of
your parent/carer
• Use safe transport or travel arrangements
• Report any accidental injury, distress, misunderstanding or misinterpretation to your parents/carers and club
Welfare officer as soon as possible
• Report any suspected misconduct by coaches or other people involved in athletics to the club welfare
officer as soon as possible

 

Code of Conduct for Parents/Carers - click to read more ....

Code of Conduct for Parents/Carers
As a responsible Parent/Carer you will:
• Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every athlete, coach, technical official and others involved in
athletics and treat everyone equally
• Cooperate fully with others involved in the sport such as coaches, technical officials, team managers,
doctors, physiotherapists, sport scientists and representatives of the governing body in the best interests of
the athlete
• Consistently promote positive aspects of the sport such as fair play and never condone rule violations or the
use of prohibited or age-inappropriate substances
• Never place undue pressure on children to perform, participate or compete
• Check out the qualifications and licences of people who are coaching or managing your child or offering a
service connected to athletics such as physiotherapy, massage or nutritional advice.
• Take an active interest in your child's participation
• Attend training or competitions whenever possible
• Know exactly where your child will be and who they will be with at all times
• Never make assumptions about your child's safety
• Ensure that your child does not take any unnecessary valuable items to training or competition
• Inform your child's Coach or Team Manager of any illness or disability that needs to be taken into
consideration for athletic performance
• Provide any necessary medication that your child needs for the duration of trips
• Assume responsibility for safe transportation to and from training and competition
• Return any necessary written consent forms to the Club or appropriate person, including next of kin details,
health and medical requirements before your child goes to any away events or trips
• Report any concerns you have about your child's or any other child's welfare to the Club Welfare Officer,
Regional, National or UKA Welfare Officers. (This does not affect your right to contact your local social
services or the police if you feel it is necessary)
As a responsible Parent/Carer or other supporters for a young athlete, when participating in or
attending any athletics activities, including training/coaching sessions and competition events you will:
• Act with dignity and display courtesy and good manners towards others
• Avoid swearing and abusive language and irresponsible behaviour including behaviour that is dangerous to
yourself or others, acts of violence, bullying, harassment and physical and sexual abuse
• Challenge inappropriate behaviour and language by others
• Be aware that your attitude and behaviour directly affects the behaviour of your child and other young
athletes
• Avoid destructive behaviour and leave athletics venues as you find them
• Never engage in any inappropriate or illegal behaviour
• Do not carry or consume alcohol to excess and/or illegal substances.
• Do not carry any items that can be dangerous to yourself or to others, excluding athletics equipment used in
the course of your child's athletics activity

 

Code of Conduct for Technical Officials - click to read more ....

Code of Conduct for Technical Officials
As a responsible technical official you will:
• Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every athlete and others involved in athletics and treat everyone
equally.
• Place the welfare and safety of the athlete above the development of performance
• Be appropriately qualified including obtaining DBS clearance, update your licence and education as and
when required by UKA and adhere to the terms of the technical officials licence
• Keep up to date with any changes in the relevant competition rules and seek the advice of others if
necessary
• Ensure that activities you direct or guide are appropriate for the age, maturity, experience and ability of the
individual athlete
• At the outset clarify with athletes (and where appropriate, with parents or carers) exactly what it is that is
expected of them and what athletes are entitled to expect from you
• Cooperate fully with others involved in the sport such as other technical officials, competition
providers/organisers, team managers, coaches, and representatives of the governing body in the provision
of fair and equitable conditions for the conduct of athletics events under the relevant rules of competition.
• Act in a decisive, objective but friendly manner in your interaction with other officials, athletes, coaches and
spectators and carry out your duties in an efficient and non-abrasive manner.
• Consistently promote positive aspects of the sport such as fair play and never condone rule violations or the
use of prohibited or age-inappropriate substances
• Never smoke whilst officiating or consume alcoholic beverages to a degree that it affects your ability or
competence to undertake your officiating duties.
• Be fully prepared for the officiating task that is assigned to you
• Dress appropriately, to the standard and nature of the competition as outlined by the relevant officials
committee
• Arrive in good time for the competition and report to the official in charge
• Conduct the event in accordance with the rules and with due respect to the welfare of the athlete
• Work in a spirit of cooperation with other officials and do not interfere with their responsibilities
• Offer guidance and support to less experienced officials whenever appropriate
• Encourage and guide athletes to accept responsibility for their own performance and behaviour
• Develop appropriate working relationships with athletes based on mutual trust and respect, especially with
those athletes under 18 years or with vulnerable adults
• Do not exert undue influence to obtain personal benefit or reward
• A Technical Official MUST strictly maintain a clear boundary between friendship and intimacy with athletes
and do not conduct inappropriate relationships with athletes. Relationship with athletes can cause
significant problems for other athletes, coaches and team members, raising concerns of favouritism and/or
victimisation should the relationship later end.
• In particular, you MUST NOT allow an intimate personal relationship to develop between yourself and any
athlete aged less than 18 years. Any violation of this could result in a technical official's licence being
withdrawn. It may also be a criminal offence to conduct a relationship with an athlete aged less than 16
years. It may also be a violation of your technical officials licence to form an intimate personal relationship
with a vulnerable adult judged/officiated by you
• It is also strongly recommended that you do not allow intimate relationships to develop between yourself
and athletes judged by you aged over 18 years.
Code of Conduct for Technical Officials (2)
As a responsible Technical Official, when participating in or attending any athletics activities, including
training/coaching sessions and competition events you will:
• Act with dignity and display courtesy and good manners towards others
• Avoid swearing and abusive language and irresponsible behaviour including behaviour that is dangerous to
yourself or others, acts of violence, bullying, harassment and physical and sexual abuse
• Challenge inappropriate behaviour and language by others
• Never engage in any inappropriate or illegal behaviour
• Avoid destructive behaviour and leave athletics venues as you find them
• Not carry or consume alcohol to excess and/or illegal substances.
• Avoid carrying any items that could be dangerous to yourself or others excluding athletics equipment used
in the course of your athletics activity
In addition, technical officials should follow these guidelines on best practice, in particular with young
athletes or vulnerable adults
• Avoid critical language or actions, such as sarcasm, which could undermine an athlete's self esteem.
• Avoid spending time alone with young athletes unless clearly in the view of others
• Avoid taking young athletes alone in your car
• Never invite a young athlete alone into your home
• Never share a bedroom with a child
• Always explain why and ask for consent before touching an athlete
• Ensure that parents/carers know and have given consent before taking a young athlete away from the usual
training venue
• Work in same-sex pairs if supervising changing areas
• Respect the right of young athletes to an independent life outside of athletics
• Report any accidental injury, distress, misunderstanding or misinterpretation to the parents/carers and
Club/Regional/National or UKA Welfare officer as soon as possible.
• Report any suspected misconduct by other technical officials, coaches or other people involved in athletics
to the Club, Regional, National or UKA welfare officer as soon as possible

 

Code of Conduct for Team Managers - click to read more ....
Code of Conduct for Team Managers
As a responsible Team Manager you will:
• Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every athlete, coach, technical official and others involved in
athletics and treat everyone equally
• Cooperate fully with others involved in the sport such as coaches, technical officials, team managers,
doctors, physiotherapists, sport scientists and representatives of the governing body in the best interests of
the athlete
• Consistently promote positive aspects of the sport such as fair play and never condone rule violations or the
use of prohibited or age-inappropriate substances
• Act with dignity and display courtesy and good manners towards others
• Avoid swearing and abusive language and irresponsible behaviour including behaviour that is dangerous to
yourself or others, acts of violence, bullying, harassment and physical and sexual abuse
• Challenge inappropriate behaviour and language by others
• Avoid destructive behaviour and leave athletics venues as you find them
• Never engage in any inappropriate or illegal behaviour
• Do not carry or consume alcohol to excess and/or illegal substances.
• Do not carry any items that can be dangerous to yourself or to others, excluding athletics equipment used in
the course of the athletics activity
In addition, Team Managers should follow these guidelines on best practice, in particular with young
athletes and vulnerable adults
• Take reasonable care in all circumstances of any athlete under 18 years who is at an event without a parent
or person with parental responsibility
• Provide the appropriate ratio of staff for the age and ability for athletes travelling away from home. The
recommended ratio is one adult to ten children
• Provide staff of the same sex to undertake chaperoning duties
• Check that all volunteers have been through the appropriate recruitment and selection checks and have
attended the appropriate training e.g. DBS and self declaration, safeguarding awareness training
• Notify all parents/carers of athletes under 18 years of the times and venues of any competitions and the
appropriate contact telephone numbers
• Ensure that written consent has been obtained form all persons with parental responsibility for athletes
under 18 years prior to the competition
• Liase with the parents/carers of an athlete under 18 years if the athlete becomes involved in an accident or
serious breach of health and safety or discipline whilst under your care
• Comply with welfare policies and procedures and any local authority or school procedures or any other
policies and procedures that might apply to a particular venue, group of athletes, or competition.
• Report any suspected misconduct by coaches, technical officials or other people involved in athletics to the
Club, Regional, National or UKA welfare officer as soon as possible

 

Code of Conduct for Coaches - click to read more ....

Code of Conduct for Coaches
As a responsible athletics Coach you will:
• Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every athlete and others involved in athletics and treat everyone equally.
• Place the welfare and safety of the athlete above the development of performance
• Be appropriately qualified including obtaining DBS clearance, update your licence and education as and when required by UKA and adhere to the terms of the coaching licence
• Ensure that activities you direct or guide are appropriate for the age, maturity, experience and ability of the individual athlete
• At the outset clarify with athletes (and where appropriate, with parents or carers) exactly what it is that is expected of them and what athletes are entitled to expect from you
• Never try to recruit, either overtly or covertly, athletes who are already receiving coaching. If approached by an athlete receiving coaching refer immediately to the coach currently providing coaching support.
• Try to observe a recommended maximum ratio of 1 coach to 12 athletes at a training session or work in partnership with another coach/coaching assistant.
• Cooperate fully with others involved in the sport such as technical officials, team managers, other coaches, doctors, physiotherapists, sport scientists and representatives of the governing body in the best interests of the athlete
• Consistently promote positive aspects of the sport such as fair play and never condone rule violations or the use of prohibited or age-inappropriate substances
• Encourage and guide athletes to accept responsibility for their own performance and behaviour
• Develop appropriate working relationships with athletes based on mutual trust and respect, especially with those athletes under 18 years or vulnerable adults
• Do not exert undue influence to obtain personal benefit or reward
• A coach MUST strictly maintain a clear boundary between friendship and intimacy with athletes and do not conduct inappropriate relationships with athletes. Relationship with athletes can cause significant problems for other team members, raising concerns of favouritism and/or victimisation should the relationship later end.
• In particular, you MUST NOT allow an intimate personal relationship to develop between yourself and any athlete aged less than 18 years. Any violation of this could result in a coach licence being withdrawn. It may also be a criminal offence to conduct a relationship with an athlete aged less than 16 years. It may also be a violation of your coaching licence to form an intimate personal relationship with a vulnerable adult coached by you.
• It is strongly recommended that you do not allow intimate relationships to develop between yourself and athletes coached by you aged over 18 years.
As a responsible coach, when participating in or attending any athletics activities, including training/coaching sessions and competition events you will:
• Act with dignity and display courtesy and good manners towards others
• Avoid swearing and abusive language and irresponsible behaviour including behaviour that is dangerous to yourself or others, acts of violence, bullying, harassment and physical and sexual abuse
• Challenge inappropriate behaviour and language by others
• Be aware that your attitude and behaviour directly affects the behaviour of athletes under your supervision
• Never engage in any inappropriate or illegal behaviour
• Avoid destructive behaviour and leave athletics venues as you find them
• Do not carry or consume alcohol to excess and/or illegal substances.
• Avoid carrying any items that could be dangerous to yourself or others excluding athletics equipment used in the course of your athletics activity
Code of Conduct for Coaches (2)
In addition, coaches should follow these guidelines on best coaching practice, in particular with young athletes or with vulnerable adults
• Avoid critical language or actions, such as sarcasm, which could undermine an athlete's self esteem.
• Avoid spending time alone with young athletes unless clearly in the view of others to protect both yourself and the young athlete. In special circumstances, for example when coaching elite young athletes, one to one coaching sessions may form part of the required training schedule. In this circumstance, parental/carer consent must be sought and obtained prior to sessions taking place. The coach must inform the parent/carer of the venue for training and an emergency contact number should by provided by both the coach and parent/carer.
• Avoid taking young athletes alone in your car
• Never invite a young athlete alone into your home
• Never share a bedroom with a child
• Always explain why and ask for consent before touching an athlete
• Ensure that parents/carers know and have given consent before taking a young athlete away from the usual training venue
• Work in same-sex pairs if supervising changing areas
• Respect the right of young athletes to an independent life outside of athletics
• Report any accidental injury, distress, misunderstanding or misinterpretation to the parents/carers and club Welfare officer as soon as possible.
• Report any suspected misconduct by other coaches or other people involved in athletics to the Club, Regional, National or UKA welfare officer as soon as possible

 

Code of Conduct for Athletics Clubs - click to read more ....

Code of Conduct for Athletics Clubs
As a responsible Athletics Club we will:
• Adopt national welfare policies and procedures, adhere to the codes of conduct and respond to any
suspected breaches in accordance with the Welfare Procedures
• Appoint a welfare officer, preferably two, one male and one female, and ensure that they are provided with
appropriate training to act as a first point of contact for concerns about welfare issues
• Ensure that all staff and volunteers operating within the club environment hold the appropriate qualifications
and have undertaken the appropriate checks e.g. DBS, licences, qualifications such as massage, sports
nutrition etc
• Ensure that coaches, technical officials and club officers attend recommended training in welfare and
safeguarding and protecting children as appropriate
• Liase appropriately with parents/carers with parental responsibility, officials, coaches, sports scientists,
national governing bodies and other relevant people/organisations to ensure that good practice is
maintained
• Ensure that information is available at the club and to all club officers, team managers, coaches and
officials regarding contact details for local social services, the police and the NSPCC
• Ensure that club officers and volunteers always act responsibly and set an example to others including
younger members
• Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every club member and others involved in athletics and treat
everyone equally.
• Consistently promote positive aspects of the sport such as fair play and never condone rule violations or the
use of prohibited or age-inappropriate substances
• Challenge inappropriate behaviour and language by others
• Place the welfare and safety of the athlete above other considerations including the development of
performance
• Report any suspected misconduct by club officials, coaches, technical officials or other people involved in
athletics to the Club, Regional, National or UKA welfare officer as soon as possible

 

Membership

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Application Form

 

Eastbourne Rovers AC Constitution

EASTBOURNE ROVERS ATHLETIC CLUB CONSTITUTION AND RULES - Read more...

EASTBOURNE ROVERS ATHLETIC CLUB
CONSTITUTION AND RULES: DECEMBER 2011

The following Constitution and Rules were adopted at the Annual General Meeting
Held on 8th December 2011
Chairman............................... Secretary..............................


The Club and its Assets, Aims, and Affiliations
1. The Club shall be called Eastbourne Rovers Athletic Club and its headquarters shall be at such place as
shall be determined from time to time by the Executive Committee.
2. All trophies and equipment owned and acquired by the Club shall remain the property of the Club.
3. The aim of the Club shall be to provide athletic competition, coaching and training to its members, and
to expand the athletic opportunities in the community.
4. Membership shall be open to everybody aged 9 and upwards regardless of sex, ability, disability,
ethnic group, religion or sexual orientation and shall be by annual subscription
5. The Club shall be affiliated to all necessary athletics governing bodies and such other bodies associated
with athletics as the Executive Committee shall, from time to time, see fit,

Membership and Subscriptions
6. Four members of the Club, of whom no more than two are on the Executive Committee, shall be
appointed as Trustees of the Club by the Executive Committee.
7. The Club shall consist of amateurs, as defined by the prevailing UK Athletics Rules in the following
categories of membership: -
• Full Membership – Unrestricted access to all Club activities and facilities and full voting rights
• Family Membership (defined as a parent / child family unit) - Unrestricted access to all Club
activities and facilities plus full voting rights for all members of family unit
• Road & Cross Country Membership - Facility usage restricted solely to use of track during “GMT”
months. Full Voting rights, provided the member is an Eastbourne Rovers 1st claim athlete.
• Half Membership - Full access to all Club activities and full voting rights, provided the member is
an Eastbourne Rovers 1st claim athlete, and satisfies at least one of the following criteria: -
a) An existing member in full time education and living at least 60 miles from Eastbourne during
term time
b) A Full Member who wishes to continue to compete for the Club whose permanent residence is
at least 60 miles from Eastbourne.
c) A student in full time education living within 10 miles of Eastbourne during term time.
d) A Full Member who, at the sole discretion of the Executive Committee, has made a significant
contribution to the Club's operating activities during the previous membership year.
• Associate Membership - Non competing or training volunteers with no voting rights and no access
to facilities
• Life Membership - May exceptionally be awarded at an Annual General Meeting in recognition of
consistently outstanding service to the Club by a member over a period of many years. Any such
proposal shall require prior approval of the Executive Committee. Life Membership shall confer
all the obligations and privileges of Full Membership except that Life Members shall not be liable
to pay annual subscriptions.
8. The annual subscriptions and training fees for the ensuing year shall be as decided at each Annual
General Meeting. Subscriptions shall become due on the 1st April.
9. Members who are not classed as Full Members may become Full Members at any time by paying the
balance of the prevailing annual full membership subscription
10. An Honorary President may be elected at an Annual General Meeting, in recognition of significant
support or service to the Club. He/she shall be entitled, on request, to receive the Club's routine
communications but shall otherwise have no obligations or privileges other than those referred to in
Rule 34 and/or as conferred by any Club membership held separately under Rule 7. Honorary Vice
Presidents may also be elected at an Annual General Meeting, in recognition of significant support or
service to the Club. They shall be entitled, on request, to receive the Club's routine communications
but shall otherwise have no obligations or privileges other than as may be conferred by any Club
membership which they may hold separately under Rule 7.
11. Each prospective member shall submit an application form accompanied by the appropriate joining fee
and subscription for approval by the Executive Committee. Prospective Members may be permitted to
take part, free of charge and without obligation, in organised training sessions on a trial basis. The
number of such free trial training sessions shall be determined by the Executive Committee from time
to time.
12. The initial year's subscriptions of new members joining the Club on or after the 1st April shall be
adjusted pro rata in full monthly units.
13. It shall be each member's individual responsibility to pay his/her renewal subscription promptly. If
his/her renewal subscription is not paid by 1st July his / her membership shall, at the sole discretion of
the Executive Committee, be deemed to have lapsed.
14. No member whose subscription is in arrears is eligible to compete either on behalf of the Club or as a
Club member and any subscription monies paid shall first be applied to clear any outstanding arrears
15. Any member wishing to resign from the Club shall do so in writing to the Secretary for consideration
by the Executive Committee at its next scheduled meeting. Acceptance of the resignation will be
acknowledged by the Club by letter stating: “You may now join another athletic club if you wish, but
you must not compete for that club in team competitions or relay races until the Governing Body's
Rules governing change of clubs are complied with. During this period you may, however, compete as
an individual
16. Any member violating the Club rules or behaving in a manner, which is objectionable or contrary to
the interests of the Club, may either be cautioned in writing and, upon a subsequent incidence,
expelled, by the Executive Committee or immediately expelled if, at the sole discretion of the
Executive Committee, the member's actions are deemed sufficiently serious.

Club Management
17. The Executive Committee shall comprise at least 7 members and shall be elected at each Annual
General Meeting. Members shall be elected to the following positions – Chairman, Secretary,
Treasurer or General Officer.
18. The Executive Committee shall, at its first meeting, elect a Vice Chairman from amongst its Members.
19. The Executive Committee shall meet at least six times a year. Additionally, the Chairman and
Secretary shall jointly have the discretionary power to call a meeting on the written request of two Club
members.
20. A quorum for the Executive Committee shall be 4 members.
21. All decisions shall be by majority vote of those Executive Committee members present, provided the
Executive Committee is quorate. The Chairman shall have a casting vote in the event of a tie.
22. If a member is absent for three consecutive meetings he/she shall, failing an explanation which is
satisfactory to a majority of the remainder of the Executive Committee, lose his/her place.
23. The Executive Committee shall have the power to fill any vacancy, to co-opt up to three additional
members, to call sub-committee meetings and to call both its members and offer Club officers to attend
or to submit reports to meetings, to appoint Club representatives to outside bodies, all as the Executive
Committee considers necessary.
24. The Executive Committee shall have the power to do all other things reasonably necessary and
expedient to accomplish the Club's aims with the exception of the purchase, sale, mortgage, lease, etc.
of land or buildings, which shall be the subject of a decision at a General Meeting of the Club.
25. Minutes, recording the Committee's decision, the Officers delegated to take action thereon, the date
time and place of the meeting and the date by which proposed agenda items therefore should be
notified to the Secretary, shall be kept. They shall be sent by the Secretary to the President and all
Club Officers and posted on the Club's headquarters notice board at least two weeks before the next
meeting.
26. Club Officers may be appointed by the Executive Committee at any time to carry out agreed duties and
functions of the Club or act as the Club's representative.

Annual General Meeting
27. The Club's financial year shall end on the 31st October and the Annual General Meeting shall be held
within eight weeks of that date. The Executive Committee shall set the date time and venue for the
meeting and shall record these details in its minutes, which shall be posted on the Club's headquarters
notice board not less than four weeks prior to the meeting.
28. The following business will be undertaken:
•   The minutes of the previous Annual General Meeting will be considered, including any matters arising;
•   The Executive Committee Report will be considered;
•   The Accounts will be presented;
•   The Hon. President, Vice Presidents and Officers will be elected;
•   The subscription rates for the following year will be determined.
•   Other motions of which due notice have been received will be considered
29. Motions to be considered including proposed changes to the Rules/Constitution shall be notified to the
Club Secretary at least 3 weeks before the meeting. No other business shall be undertaken at the
meeting.
30. The Secretary shall send notice of the meeting, and the agenda including all motions to be considered,
to all recorded members (one copy only need be sent between members of a family all living at the
same address) by e-mail, or ordinary mail where no e-mail is available, at least two weeks before the
meeting date.
31. All categories of Member entitled to vote are eligible for election to the Executive Committee.
32. A quorum shall be 12 voting members.
33. All decisions, except for decisions concerning dissolution, shall be by a majority vote, with the
Chairman (of the Meeting) having the casting vote in the event of a tie.
34. The Honorary President may choose to act as Chairman for the meeting.

Other General Meetings
35. Other General Meetings may be called by ten Club Members, who shall each deposit the sum of £10
along with a written request to the Secretary specifying the motion(s) to be considered. The Secretary
shall arrange the meeting as soon as is reasonably practicable.
36. Notice of the procedure for and voting rights at such other general meetings shall be in accordance with
Rules 29, 30, 31. 32 and 33.
37. In addition to the motion(s) proposed, the meeting shall determine whether the deposited sums shall be
returned.

Dissolution of Club
38. A motion to dissolve the Club shall require a majority of all the paid up full-voting members registered
at the time the motion is lodged. In the event that the said majority cannot be achieved at the General
Meeting, but the motion is passed by a majority of the paid up full voting members registered at the
time and attending the General Meeting, the Trustees of the Club will be obliged to call a further
General Meeting in accordance with the notice procedures detailed in Clauses 29 and 30 and within 8
weeks of the vote on motion to dissolve. At this meeting, a simple majority of those paid up full
members registered at the time the motion is lodged and attending will be sufficient to pass the motion
39. In the event of the members voting for the dissolution of the Club, the assets of the Club shall be
disposed of by the Trustees of the Club in such a manner as they see fit, provided that it shall be for the
benefit of the sport of Athletics
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Download pdf copies of codes of conduct
Code of Conduct for Athletes
Code of Conduct for Parents/Carers
Code of Conduct for Officials
Code of Conduct for Team Managers
Code of Conduct for Coaches
Code of Conduct for Athletic Clubs


Download pdf copy of the constitution.
Constitution2011.pdf