Eurasier Society of the UK
Society Rules contd.
There shall be an annual Subscription, payable on 1st January each year, of such a sum as the members shall decide from time to time by resolution at the Annual General Meeting and notified to the Kennel Club.
Until further notice, annual rates shall be:
Single Membership £12.00
Joint Membership (2 adults living at the same address) £18.00
Junior Membership (up to 18 years) £3.00
Overseas Membership £6.00
No member shall be allowed to vote, or enjoy any privileges of membership, whilst their current subscription and any debt due to the Society remains unpaid, and for which application has been made. If the member shall fail to pay outstanding subscriptions by the time of the AGM, his/her name shall be automatically erased from the register. Acceptance back on the register shall be dependent upon a new application and payment of any outstanding subscription or other debt.
11. EXPULSION OF MEMBERS
Any member who shall be suspended under Kennel Club Rule A42j(5) and/or any member whose dog(s) is/are disqualified under Kennel Club Rule A42j(8) shall ipso facto cease to be a Member of the Society.
If the conduct of any member shall, in the opinion of the Committee of the Society, be injurious or likely to be injurious to the character or interests of the Society, the Committee of the Society may, at a meeting the notice convening which includes as an object the consideration of the conduct of the Member, determine that a Special General Meeting of the Society shall be called for the purpose of passing a resolution to expel him/her.
Notice of the Special General Meeting shall be sent to the accused member, giving particulars of the complaint and advising the place, date and hour of the Meeting that he/she may attend and offer an explanation. If at the Meeting, a resolution to expel is passed by a two-thirds majority of the Members present and voting, his/her name shall forthwith be erased from the list of Members, and he/she shall thereupon cease for all purposes to be a Member of the Society except that he/she may, within two calendar months from the date of such Meeting, appeal to the Kennel Club upon and subject to such condition as the Kennel Club may impose.
If the Society expels any Member for discreditable conduct in connection with dogs, dog shows, trials or competitions, the Society must report the matter in writing to the Kennel Club within seven days and supply any particulars required.
12. ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
An Annual General Meeting shall be held as early as possible in the New Year, and not later than 30th June each year.
The nature of business shall be:
(i) to receive the reports of the Chairperson, Secretary and Treasurer
(ii) to receive the Society's audited accounts
(iii) to elect the Officers, Committee and Auditor
(iv) to discuss any other items on the Agenda
No business shall be transacted at an Annual General Meeting unless notice thereof appears on the Agenda, with the exception of routine matters or those which, in the opinion of the Chairperson of the Meeting, are urgent.
A written notice (e-mail/fax accepted) giving the date, time and venue of the Annual General Meeting shall be sent to all Members of the Society at least 28 days prior to the meeting date.
All items for the Agenda of the Annual General Meeting must be received by the Secretary at least 21 days prior to the Meeting. The Agenda will be circulated ten days before the Meeting.
A quorum for the Annual General Meeting shall be three people.
Any decision taken at an Annual General Meeting shall be valid and binding for the whole of that year and cannot be the subject of a Special General Meeting during that year.