|Posted by Anna Haynes|
|Sunday, 12 September 2010|
THE WESTERN AUSTRALIAN FLYING DISC ASSOCIATION
1.1 The name shall be the WESTERN AUSTRALIAN FLYING DISC ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED.
2.1 The objects of the Association will be:
2.1.1 To promote interest and growth in FLYING DISC play,
2.1.2 To actively promote a spirit of goodwill and friendship for all people involved in the activities of FLYING DISC play,
2.1.3 To make the community and all governments aware of the benefits of FLYING DISC play as an outdoor leisure activity and as a sport,
2.1.4 To assist in the promotion and running of local FLYING DISC clubs,
2.1.5 To conduct state championships annually and such other tournaments as deemed necessary,
2.1.6 To do all things and acts conducive to the furtherance of the objects and interests of the Association.
2.1.7 To continue affiliation to the National governing body, being the Australian Flying Disc Association Incorporated.
2.2 The property and income of the Association shall be applied towards the promotion of the objects of
3. MEMBERSHIP OF THE ASSOCIATION
3.1 Any person who is interested in FLYING DISC play shall be eligible for membership. There shall be
3.2 A person ceases to be a member of the Association if that person
3.2.2 resigns by notice in writing delivered to the Committee (including electronic mail);
3.2.3 fails to satisfy the conditions of membership set by the Committee;
3.2.4 acts against the interests of the Association, to the satisfaction of the Committee, following an inquiry process of natural justice
3.3 The Executive Committee may set Association affiliation structures and fees no later than 30 days
3.4 If the Executive Committee does not set Association affiliation structures and fees during this time,
3.5 Register of Members:
3.5.1 An Executive Committee member (Registrar or Secretary) shall on behalf of the Association keep and maintain the register of members and that register shall be kept and maintained at the Registrar’s place of residence or electronically.
3.5.2 The Registrar shall delete the name of any person. who ceases to be a member of the Association from the register of members
4. VOTING RIGHTS
4.1 Only members entitled to vote and present may cast one vote on any resolution.
4.2 All voting matters will be decided by simple majority of members present, except in the case of
4.3 Only Executive Committee members are entitled to vote at Executive Committee meetings.
5.1 A quorum of the Executive Committee will consist of not less than three or half of the members of the Executive, whichever is the greater.
5.2 A quorum of members will consist of not less than ten members or 50% of the membership (which
6.1 The management of the general affairs of the Association shall be in he hands of the Executive
6.2 The Executive Committee shall consist of no less than three (3) including a President.
6.3 Executive Committee members shall be elected at an Annual General Meeting by association members or appointed by the Executive Committee to fill a casual vacancy.
6.4 Members of the Executive Committee must be full association members.
6.5 Executive Committee members shall not hold more than one position on the Executive Committee.
6.6 Members of the Executive Committee will act in an honorary capacity and will not receive any
6.7 Executive Committee members shall hold their positions until the Annual General Meeting next
6.7.2 Resigns with written notice submitted to the Executive Committee
6.7.3 Is convicted under an Offence under the Association Incorporation Act 1987
6.7.4 Is permanently incapacitated by mental or physical ill-health
6.7.5 is absent from more than three consecutive Executive Committee meetings, of which they have received notice without tendering an apology to the person presiding at each of those Executive Committee meetings or otherwise fails to participate in the management of the Association to the satisfaction of the Executive Committee following and inquiry process of natural justice
6.8 Executive Committee members must inform themselves of their rights and responsibilities under the
6.9 Executive Committee members must inform themselves of the constitution, policies and resolutions
6.10 The Executive Committee may, at their discretion, delegate non-executive responsibilities to
6.11 The Executive Committee shall appoint an officer/s or agent of the Management Committee to have custody of the Association’s records, documents and securities.
7.1 All funds of the Association shall be deposited into the Association’s accounts at such bank or
7.2 The funds of the Association together with its income and any property will be under the sole
7.3 The Executive Committee will cause proper books, of accounts to be maintained, recording a true
7.4 The accounts of the Association will be maintained to enable an annual audit.
7.5 The accounts of the Association will be closed annually.
7.6 The inventory and financial statements will be presented at the Annual General Meeting.
7.7 The signatories to the Association’s account/s will be the Treasurer and at least two (2) from the
8.1 The Annual General Meeting
8.1.1 The Annual General Meeting of the Association must be held within four (4) calendar months of the end of the association’s financial year.
8.1.2 The order in which business is to be transacted at an AGM is
• Confirmation of Minutes of previous Annual General Meeting
• The reports of the Executive Committee;
• Consideration of the accounts and inventory of the Association;
• The election of the incoming Executive Committee
• Any other business requiring consideration by the Association
8.2 Nominations for positions on the Executive Committee must be received in writing (including electronic mail) five (5) days in advance of the Annual General Meeting. Members who nominate for Executive Committee positions must be in attendance at the AGM.
8.3 General Meetings
9 AMENDMENTS TO THIS CONSTITUTION
9.3 Any amendments to this constitution shall be made at the Annual General Meeting or any General
9.4 Proposed alterations or amendments must be received in writing, including electronic mail, seven (7)
9.5 A quorum and 75% majority of all votes is required to amend the constitution.
10 COMMON SEAL OF ASSOCIATION
10.1 The Association shall have a common seal on which its corporate name shall appear in legible
10.2 The common seal of the Association shall not be used without the express authority of the Executive Committee and every use of that common seal shall be recorded in the Association's records.
10.3 The affixing of the common seal of the Association shall be witnessed by any two of the Executive
10.4 The common seal of the Association shall be kept in the custody of the Secretary or of such other
11 INSPECTION OF RECORDS
11.1 Any member may at any reasonable time inspect without charge the books, documents, records and securities of the Association.
12.1 The Association may be dissolved or wound up by a resolution of any ordinary or special general
12.1.2 for charitable purposes which association or purposes, as the case requires, shall be determined by resolution of the members