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Articles of Association as amended following Annual General Meeting held on 21st May 2016 114 Company number: 06714071 THE COMPANIES ACTS 1985-2006 COMPANY LIMITED BY GUARANTEE ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION of ENGLISH INDOOR BOWLING ASSOCIATION LIMITED DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATION 1.1. In these regulations and in the Memorandum of Association: 1.1.1. “Act” means the Companies Act 2006 including any statutory modification or reenactment thereof for the time being in force and any provisions of the Companies Act 2006 for the time being in force; 1.1.2. “Affiliated Bodies” means those bodies which are affiliated in accordance with Article 2.2; 1.1.3. “Annual General Meeting” means the annual general meeting referred to in Article 7; 1.1.4. “Articles” means the articles of the Association; 1.1.5. “Association” means English Indoor Bowling Association Limited. 1.1.6. “Board” means the board of directors of the Association; 1.1.7. “clear days” in relation to the period of a notice means that period excluding the day when the notice is given or deemed to be given and the day for which it is given or on which it is to take effect; 1.1.8. “Club” means a club established to promote indoor bowling that has the use of a playing surface, rinks, banks, ditches and other facilities required by the Laws of the Sports of Indoor Bowls published from time to time by the World Indoor Bowls Council; 1.1.9. “communication” and “electronic communication” mean the same as in the Electronic Communications Act 2000 1.1.10. “County Association” means (subject to Article 2.5) an unincorporated association or corporate body comprising Club(s) within an area constituted as an administrative county immediately prior to 1st May 1974; 1.1.11. “Directors” means the directors of the Association; 1.1.12. “executed” includes any mode of execution; 1.1.13. “Member” means a Club or County Association admitted to membership of the Association ; 1.1.14. “Nominee Member” means a person nominated by an unincorporated Club or County Association to hold the rights of membership on behalf of the relative Club or County Association in accordance with Article 3.1; 1.1.15. “Office” means the registered office of the Association; 1.1.16. “Officers” mean the President, Senior Vice-President and Junior Vice-President appointed in accordance with Article 37 and 38. 1.1.17. “Playing Member” means any person who is a member of a Club and who is entitled by virtue of his or her membership to use the indoor playing facilities of the Club 1.1.18. “Representative” means a member of a Club or official in a County Association in either case which is a person who is authorised, by a Club or County Association which is a corporate body (in accordance with Section 323 of the Act) to be its representative at any meeting of the Association; 1.1.19. “seal” means the common seal (if any) of the Association; 1.1.20. “United Kingdom” means Great Britain and Northern Ireland. 1.2. Unless the context otherwise requires: 1.2.1. words or expressions contained in these regulations bear the same meaning as in the Act but excluding any statutory modification thereof not in force when these regulations become binding on the Association. 1.2.2. a reference to one gender shall include a reference to the other gender and to the neuter


EIBA ltd yearbook 2016 - 2017
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