Eurasier Society of the UK
Society Rules contd.
13. SPECIAL GENERAL MEETINGS
A Special General Meeting shall be summoned by the Secretary if 10 Members send a signed requisition stating the subject to be discussed and requesting a Special General Meeting to do so. It shall be held at the earliest possible date convenient to the Committee after the request for the Meeting is received.
The Committee of the Society is also empowered to call a Special General Meeting.
No business other than that detailed on the Agenda can be discussed at a Special General Meeting. Members shall receive 14 days written notice of a Special General Meeting. A quorum for such a meeting will be 9 members.
The Committee shall undertake to keep a Minute Book which shall contain a full record of all business transacted at General Meetings and Committee Meetings, including a record of all Guarantees offered by the Society.
Such Minute Book, Membership list, Accounts and Balance Sheet and also any other documents belonging to the Society, shall be produced to the Kennel Club at any time when required.
15. AMENDMENTS TO RULES
The Rules of the Society may not be altered except at an Annual General Meeting or Special General Meeting, the notice for which includes details of the proposal to alter the Rules. Any proposed alteration to the Rules shall not be brought into effect until the Kennel Club has been advised and has given its approval to the alteration.
New Rules or amendments introduced specifically to meet Kennel Club requirements shall be adopted immediately and included in the Society’s Rules with effect from the next Annual General Meeting.
16. ANNUAL RETURNS TO THE KENNEL CLUB
The Officers acknowledge that during the month of January each year, the Maintenance of Title fee will be forwarded to the Kennel Club by the Secretary for continuance of Registration and that by 31st July each year, other returns, as stipulated in Kennel Club Regulations for the Registration and Maintenance of Title of Societies and Breed Councils and the Affiliation of Agricultural Societies and Municipal Authorities shall be forwarded to the Kennel Club.
The Officers also acknowledge their duty to inform the Kennel Club of any changes of Secretary which may occur during the course of the year.
The Kennel Club shall be the final Court of Appeal in any case of dispute.
18. KENNEL CLUB FINAL AUTHORITY
The Kennel Club is the final authority for interpreting the Rules of the Society in all cases relative to canine or society matters.
The Society shall not join any Federation of Societies or Clubs without prior written permission from the Kennel Club.
The Committee may at its sole discretion form one or more Sub-committees from amongst the existing membership (including volunteers who have significant knowledge, expertise and interest in particular aspects of the breed) to aid the Committee in dealing with specific tasks. Such a Sub-committee shall be at all times responsible to the Committee in all matters.
The Committee may veto decisions made regarding issues raised at Sub-committee meetings and must ratify nominations for sub-committee members.
The Judges Sub-Committee is governed by separate Kennel Club rules and regulations. It will consist of no less than four persons.