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115 MEMBERSHIP 2. 2.1. Membership shall be open to: 2.1.1. Clubs: and 2.1.2. County Associations and for the purposes of the Act and the law, the “Members” shall be Clubs or County Associations that are corporate bodies and Nominee Members of Clubs or County Associations which are unincorporated associations. 2.2 The Board may grant affiliation to such other bodies as may be established for the promotion of the sport of indoor bowls upon such terms and with such rights and privileges, but excluding the right to attend, speak and vote at general meetings, as the Board may decide. 2.3. The Board may confer life membership upon individuals in recognition of their services to the sport of indoor bowls but such membership shall not constitute membership of the Association for the purposes of the Act or confer any rights under the provisions of these Articles. Honorary life members of the now dissolved English Indoor Bowling Association and English Women’s Indoor Bowling Association shall be life members of the Association. 2.4. An individual shall not by virtue of his membership of a Club be a Member. 2.5. The Board may, upon the application of any County Association, permit the County Association to admit to membership a Club that falls outside the area of the County Association but no Club may be a member of more than one County Association at the same time 3. 3.1. If any Club or County Association that is an unincorporated association wishes to become a Member it must appoint one of its committee to be a Nominee Member to hold the rights of membership on trust for the Club or County Association and to exercise the rights of membership on its behalf but the Association shall not be concerned to see that the Nominee Member has cast any vote in accordance with the directions of such unincorporated association. The unincorporated association may at any time, but subject to Article 4: 3.1.1. remove the Nominee Member that it has nominated provided that it appoints a new Nominee Member in place of the Nominee Member that it has removed 3.1.2. appoint a new person to be a Nominee Member in place of a Nominee Member who has died or who wishes to retire 3.2. Any Member that is a corporate body may authorise a Club member for a Club or a County Official for a County Association, to be its representative at any meeting of the Association in accordance with Section 323 of the Act. The Member must give written notice to the Association of the name of its representative. The Member may at any time, but subject to Article 4: 3.2.1. Remove the Representative that it has nominated provided that it appoints a new Representative in place of the Representative that it has removed; 3.2.2. appoint a new person to be a Representative in place of a Representative who has died or who wishes to retire 4. Such Clubs or County Associations as are admitted to membership in accordance with the articles shall be Members of the Association. No Club or County Association or, where appropriate its Nominee Member, shall be admitted as a Member of the Association unless approved by the Board. Every Club or County Association that wishes to become a Member shall deliver to the Association an application for membership in such executed form as the Board requires. 5. 5.1. Each Member shall pay such annual subscription as may be determined by an ordinary resolution of the Members at the Annual General Meeting. 5.2. Each Member Club shall in addition pay a levy in respect of each of their playing members who have attained the age of 18 years of such amount as may be determined by an ordinary resolution of the Members at the annual general meeting


EIBA ltd yearbook 2016 - 2017
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