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Club Constitution

  1. That the association shall be known as: The Portsmouth HF Rambling Club.

  2. The aims and objectives of the Club are to provide for the healthy enjoyment of leisure and to encourage the love of  the  open air.

  3. Membership shall be open to all who are in sympathy with the aims and objectives of the Club. Children under 16 years of age must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

  4. The annual subscription shall be such a figure as the AGM shall decide, payable on 1st November each year.

  5. Members whose subscriptions are not paid before 31st December shall be considered to have resigned from the club.

  6. An Annual General Meeting shall be held in November and an audited statement of  accounts made up to 30th September, shall be submitted to the meeting.

  7. The affairs of the Club shall be managed by a Committee elected at the Annual General Meeting. The Committee shall consist of a President, a Vice-President, a Secretary, a Treasurer, a Rambles Secretary, a Footpath Secretary and two others.

  8. The Officers of the Club and all members of the Committee shall be elected at the AGM by those present.

  9. The Committee shall be empowered to fill any vacancy that may arise amongst its members.

  10. Any member of the Committee not attending three consecutive meetings without an apology, shall be considered to have resigned from the Committee.

  11. The Committee may refuse membership or cancel the membership of any person whose conduct is detrimental to the interests of the Club.

  12. All arrangements for a ramble are the responsibility of the leader and members taking part in any ramble do so at their own risk.

  13. Dogs may be brought on rambles providing they are kept under strict control, the leader has been contacted and is in agreement.

  14. In the case of winding up the Club, the assets shall be realised and the proceeds, after liabilities have been met, shall be distributed as determined by a General Meeting.

  15. Notice of Motion to amend any Rule of the Club shall be delivered in writing to the Secretary at least 14 days before a General Meeting.

  16. The decision of the Committee on any matter not provided for in these Rules shall be final.

Portsmouth HF Rambling Club Club Constitution


Honorary Life President: Audrey White

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