THE COMPANIES ACTS 1985-2006
COMPANY LIMITED BY GUARANTEE
MEMORANDUM OF ASSOCIATION
ENGLISH INDOOR BOWLING ASSOCIATION LIMITED
The name of the company is ENGLISH INDOOR BOWLING ASSOCIATION LIMITED
(hereinafter referred to as “the Association”).
2 REGISTERED OFFICE
The registered office of the Association will be situated in England.
The objects of the Association (“the Objects”) shall be to promote, foster and safeguard the
level green sport of indoor bowls (“the Sport”) in England.
The Association shall have the following powers, which shall be exercisable solely in
furtherance of the Objects;
4.1 To arrange, promote and finance annual or other matches and tournaments open to its
Members or the individual members thereof.
4.2 To arrange, promote and finance international matches and tournaments whether alone
or in collaboration with similar organisations in the British Isles or elsewhere and to select
the players and teams to represent England.
4.3 To make, rules, regulations, bye-laws and conditions governing the playing or
management of such events.
4.4 To adopt and enforce the “Laws of the Sport of Indoor Bowls” as issued by the World
Indoor Bowls Council.
4.5 To grant licences to Members enabling sponsored invitation or open matches or
tournaments or other bowling events to be held on the green and premises of a Member
Club or elsewhere.
4.6 To adjudicate upon or mediate in any dispute between any Member Club(s), County
Association Member(s), Affiliated Bodies or individual member(s) of a Club, upon the
Laws of the Sport of Indoor Bowls or any rules, regulations, by-laws or conditions made
by the Association that may be referred to it.
4.7 To support organisations providing coaching, umpiring or other services or facilities
concerned or associated with the Sport.
4.8 To appoint one or more delegates or representatives to serve on the governing or
advisory body of any international, national or regional association relating to the Sport.
4.9 To liaise closely with any other governing body in whatever matters shall be deemed by
the Board to be of general benefit or to the Sport.
4.10 To purchase, take on lease or in exchange, hire or otherwise acquire and hold for any
estate or interest, any land, buildings, easements, rights and privileges or other real or
personal property of any kind for such consideration and such terms as may be expedient
and to maintain and equip it for use by the Association.
4.11 To sell, lease or otherwise dispose of all or any part of the property belonging to the
4.12 To borrow money and to charge the whole or any part of the property belonging to the
Association as security for repayment of the money borrowed.
4.13 To co-operate with other associations and governing bodies or any other organisations,
bodies corporate or statutory authorities and to exchange information and advice with
4.14 To establish or support any charitable trust, associations or institutions formed for any of
the purposes included in the Objects.