Club Constitution (2013)

CONSTITUTION

 

of

 

WHITEMOSS AMATEUR ATHLETICS CLUB

 

 

 

 

CONTENTS

GENERAL

type of organisation, Scottish principal office, name, purposes, powers, liability, general structure

clauses 1 - 12

MEMBERS

qualifications for membership, application, subscription, register of members, withdrawal, transfer, re-registration, equity, child protection, expulsion

clauses 13 - 28

 

DECISION-MAKING BY THE MEMBERS

members’ meetings, power to request members’ meeting, notice, procedure at members’ meetings, voting at members’ meetings, written resolutions, minutes

clauses 29 - 54

BOARD (CHARITY TRUSTEES)

number,  eligibility, election/ retiral/re-election, termination of office, register of charity trustees, office bearers, powers, general duties, code of conduct

clauses 55 - 82

 

DECISION-MAKING BY THE CHARITY TRUSTEES

notice, procedure at board meetings, minutes

Clause 83 - 96

ADMINISTRATION

sub-committees, operation of accounts,  accounting records and annual accounts

clauses 97 - 105

 

MISCELLANEOUS

winding up, alterations to the constitution, interpretation

clauses 106 - 112

 

 

 

 

GENERAL

 

Type of organisation

 

  • The organisation will, upon registration, be a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO).

Scottish principal office

  • The principal office of the organisation will be in Scotland (and must remain in Scotland).

Name

  • The name of the organisation is “Whitemoss Amateur Athletics Club”.
    • The colours shall be Blue vest with White and Green trim
    • The club shall be affiliated to Scottish Athletics Limited (SAL)

Purposes

  • The organisation’s purposes are:
    • To provide facilities for and promote participation of the whole community in the sport of athletics in the East Kilbride area, including Track and Field, Cross Country and Road Running.
    • To actively promote, encourage and provide people with the opportunity to volunteer within the club
    • To support the education, training and development of all club volunteers

Powers

  • The organisation has power to do anything which is calculated to further its purposes or is conducive or incidental to doing so.
  • Whitemoss Amateur Athletics Club shall not distribute profits and shall apply all of its income to the furtherance of the organisation’s purposes.
  • No part of the income or property of the organisation may be paid or transferred (directly or indirectly) to the members - either in the course of the organisation’s existence or on dissolution - except where this is done in direct furtherance of the organisation’s charitable purposes.
  • The work of the charity shall not be for the benefit of landfill site operators who may contribute to Whitemoss Amateur Athletics Club and claim credit under the Landfill Communities Fund. Nor shall it be for the benefit of contributing third parties, as defined in the landfill tax regulations.

Liability of members

  • The members of the organisation have no liability to pay any sums to help to meet the debts (or other liabilities) of the organisation if it is wound up; accordingly, if the organisation is unable to meet its debts, the members will not be held responsible.
  • The members and charity trustees have certain legal duties under the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005; and clause 9 does not exclude (or limit) any personal liabilities they might incur if they are in breach of those duties or in breach of other legal obligations or duties that apply to them personally.

General structure

  • The structure of the organisation consists of:-
    • the MEMBERS - who have the right to attend members' meetings (including any annual general meeting) and have important powers under the constitution; in particular, the members appoint people to serve on the board and take decisions on changes to the constitution itself;
    • the BOARD - who hold regular meetings, and generally control the activities of the organisation; for example, the board is responsible for monitoring and controlling the financial position of the organisation. 
    • the BOARD - will consist of CHARITY TRUSTEES who may also hold a position within the Management Committee.
    • the BOARD - may nominate such other posts that it, in its discretion, considers necessary for the smooth management of the Charity.
    • the MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE – the board will be supported by a Management Committee consisting of, but not restricted to, the Chairperson, Vice Chairperson, Secretary, Treasurer, Membership Secretary, Team Manager, Minute Secretary, Welfare Officer, PR & Media Officer and, where possible, at least two athletes’ representatives, or a combination of the above.
  • The people serving on the BOARD are referred to in this constitution as CHARITY TRUSTEES.

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEMBERS

Qualifications for membership

  • Membership shall be open to all and no application will be refused on other than reasonable grounds.
  • There will be no discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, political or other opinion.
  • The following categories of membership will be recognised by the club:
    • Fee paying members
    • Parents or guardians, of the athletes under 16 years of age, not already covered by (15.1) above.
    • Volunteer Coaches and Officials associated with the activities of the club
    • Honorary Life Patrons
    • Members of The Board and Club Management Committee
    • Only fee paying members of the club, as in paragraph (15.1) above, shall be recognised as “athletes” and thereby entitled to compete in athletic competition wearing club colours.
  • Employees of the organisation are not eligible for membership.
  • No person who has refused to be tested by a properly constituted body of the UK Athletics for the presence of drugs proscribed by the IAAF, or is found, on testing, by such a body to contain such a drug or drugs, may remain a member of the Club or become a member of the Club. This imposition is without limit of time.

Application for membership

  • Any person who wishes to become a member must sign a written application for membership; the application will then be considered by the board, or delegated committee, at its next meeting.
  • The board may, or delegated committee, at its discretion, refuse to admit any person to membership.
  • The board, or delegated committee, must notify each applicant promptly (in writing or by e-mail) of its decision on whether or not to admit him/her to membership.

 

Membership subscription

  • The monthly subscription fee is set by the Board of Trustees prior to the Annual General Meeting (AGM). Any member who has not paid the monthly subscription within three months of the AGM shall cease to be a member but shall remain liable for all their outstanding debts due to the club.

Register of members

  • The board must keep a register of members, setting out
    • for each current member:
      • his/her full name and address; and
      • the date on which he/she was registered as a member of the organisation;
    • for each former member - for at least six years from the date on he/she ceased to be a member:
      • his/her name; and
      • the date on which he/she ceased to be a member.
    • The board must ensure that the register of members is updated within 28 days of any change:
      • which arises from a resolution of the board or a resolution passed by the members of the organisation; or
      • which is notified to the organisation.
    • If a member or charity trustee of the organisation requests a copy of the register of members, the board must ensure that a copy is supplied to him/her within 28 days, providing the request is reasonable; if the request is made by a member (rather than a charity trustee), the board may provide a copy which has the addresses blanked out.

Withdrawal from membership

  • Any person who wants to withdraw from membership must give a written notice of withdrawal to the organisation, signed by him/her; he/she will cease to be a member as from the time when the notice is received by the organisation.

Transfer of membership

  • Membership of the organisation may not be transferred by a member.

 

 

Equity

  • The Charity operates to an Equal Opportunities Policy where no one is denied the right to equal access on the grounds of age, race, creed, colour, gender, disability, occupation, relation, sexual orientation or political persuasion or marital status or having or not having dependants. There is equality of opportunity in terms of the playing rights and the rights of members to attend general meetings vote and hold office.

Child Protection

  • The Charity is fully committed to safeguarding the welfare of all children in its care. It recognises the responsibility to promote safe practice and to protect children from harm, abuse and exploitation.  Members, and any staff, will work together to embrace difference and diversity and respect the rights of children and young people.

Expulsion from membership

  • Any person may be expelled from membership by way of a resolution passed by not less than two thirds of those present and voting at a members' meeting, providing the following procedures have been observed:-
    • at least 21 days’ notice of the intention to propose the resolution must be given to the member concerned, specifying the grounds for the proposed expulsion;
    • the member concerned will be entitled to be heard on the resolution at the members' meeting at which the resolution is proposed.

 

DECISION-MAKING BY THE MEMBERS

Members’ meetings

  • The board must arrange a meeting of members (an annual general meeting or "AGM") in each calendar year.
  • The AGM shall be held no later than 31 October each year on a date to be fixed by the Board. Due notice of not less than fourteen days, shall be given to the membership by post, email, on the charity website and/or forum or notice board or a combination of these methods.
  • Notwithstanding clauses 30 and 31, an AGM does not need to be held during the calendar year in which the organisation is formed; but the first AGM must still be held within 15 months of the date on which the organisation is formed.
  • The business of each AGM must include:-
    • a report by the chair on the activities of the organisation;
    • consideration of the annual accounts of the organisation;
    • the election/re-election of charity trustees, as referred to in clauses 61 to 64.
    • The election/re-election of management committee members, as referred to in clause 9.4
    • Consider and decide upon any proposed alterations or additions to the constitution and rules of the club, which must have reached the General Secretary, in writing, not later than 15th August
    • Consider any competent proposal, which must have reached the General Secretary, in writing, not later than seven days prior to the AGM. Any member or patron as defined in Clause 4 above may submit a proposal in accordance with the terms of this paragraph
  • The board may arrange a special members' meeting at any time.

Power to request the board to arrange a Extra-ordinary General Meeting (EGM) / special member’s meeting.

  • The board must arrange an EGM / special members’ meeting if they are requested to do so by a notice (which may take the form of two or more documents in the same terms, each signed by one or more members) by members who amount to 10 or more of the total membership of the organisation at the time, providing:
    • the notice states the purposes for which the meeting is to be held; and
    • those purposes are not inconsistent with the terms of this constitution, the Charities and Trustee (Investment) Scotland Act 2005 or any other statutory provision.
  • If the board receive a notice under clause 35, the date for the meeting which they arrange in accordance with the notice must not be later than 28 days from the date on which they received the notice.

Notice of members’ meetings

  • At least 14 clear days’ notice must be given of any AGM or any special members' meeting.
  • The notice calling a members' meeting must specify in general terms what business is to be dealt with at the meeting; and
    • in the case of a resolution to alter the constitution, must set out the exact terms of the proposed alteration(s); or
    • in the case of any other resolution falling within clause 49 (requirement for two-thirds majority) must set out the exact terms of the resolution.
  • The reference to “clear days” in clause 37 shall be taken to mean that, in calculating the period of notice,
    • the day after the notices are posted (or sent by e-mail) should be excluded; and
    • the day of the meeting itself should also be excluded.
  • Notice of every member’s meeting must be given to all the members of the organisation, and to all the charity trustees; but the accidental omission to give notice to one or more members will not invalidate the proceedings at the meeting.
  • Any notice which requires to be given to a member under this constitution must be: -
    • sent by post to the member, at the address last notified by him/her to the organisation; or
    • sent by e-mail to the member, at the e-mail address last notified by him/her to the organisation.

Procedure at members’ meetings

  • No valid decisions can be taken at any members' meeting unless a quorum is present.
  • The quorum for a members' meeting is 10 members, present in person.
  • If a quorum is not present within 15 minutes after the time at which a members' meeting was due to start - or if a quorum ceases to be present during a members' meeting - the meeting cannot proceed; and fresh notices of meeting will require to be sent out, to deal with the business (or remaining business) which was intended to be conducted.
  • The chair of the organisation should act as chairperson of each members' meeting.
  • If the chair of the organisation is not present within 15 minutes after the time at which the meeting was due to start (or is not willing to act as chairperson), the charity trustees present at the meeting must elect (from among themselves) the person who will act as chairperson of that meeting.

Voting at members’ meetings

  • Every member has one vote, which must be given personally.
  • All decisions at members' meetings will be made by majority vote - with the exception of the types of resolution listed in clause 49.
  • The following resolutions will be valid only if passed by not less than two thirds of those voting on the resolution at a members’ meeting (or if passed by way of a written resolution under clause 53):
    • a resolution amending the constitution;
    • a resolution expelling a person from membership under article 29;
    • a resolution directing the board to take any particular step (or directing the board not to take any particular step);
    • a resolution approving the amalgamation of the organisation with another SCIO (or approving the constitution of the new SCIO to be constituted as the successor pursuant to that amalgamation);
    • a resolution to the effect that all of the organisation’s property, rights and liabilities should be transferred to another SCIO (or agreeing to the transfer from another SCIO of all of its property, rights and liabilities);
    • a resolution for the winding up or dissolution of the organisation.
  • If there is an equal number of votes for and against any resolution, the chairperson of the meeting will be entitled to a second (casting) vote.
  • A resolution put to the vote at a members' meeting will be decided on a show of hands - unless the chairperson (or at least two other members present at the meeting) ask for a secret ballot.
  • The chairperson will decide how any secret ballot is to be conducted, and he/she will declare the result of the ballot at the meeting.

 

Written resolutions by members

  • A resolution agreed to in writing (or by e-mail) by two thirds(to the nearest round number) of the members will be as valid as if it had been passed at a members’ meeting; the date of the resolution will be taken to be the date on which the last member agreed to it.

Minutes

  • The board must ensure that proper minutes are kept in relation to all members' meetings.
  • Minutes of members' meetings must include the names of those present; and (so far as possible) should be signed by the chairperson of the meeting.

 

BOARD

Number of charity trustees

  • The maximum number of charity trustees is 6
  • The minimum number of charity trustees is 3

Eligibility

  • A person will not be eligible for election or appointment to the board unless he/she is a member of the organisation.
  • A person will not be eligible for election or appointment to the board if he/she is: -
    • disqualified from being a charity trustee under the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005; or
    • an employee of the organisation.

Initial charity trustees

  • The individuals who signed the charity trustee declaration forms which accompanied the application for incorporation of the organisation shall be deemed to have been appointed by the members as charity trustees with effect from the date of incorporation of the organisation.

Election, retiral, re-election

  • At each AGM, the members may elect any member (unless he/she is debarred from membership under clause 58) to be a charity trustee.
  • The board may at any time appoint any member (unless he/she is debarred from membership under clause 58) to be a charity trustee.
  • At each AGM, one third (to the nearest round number) of the charity trustees must retire from office - but may then be re-elected under clause 61.
  • A charity trustee retiring at an AGM will be deemed to have been re-elected unless: -
    • he/she advises the board prior to the conclusion of the AGM that he/she does not wish to be re-appointed as a charity trustee; or
    • an election process was held at the AGM and he/she was not among those elected/re-elected through that process; or
    • a resolution for the re-election of that charity trustee was put to the AGM and was not carried.

 

Termination of office

  • A charity trustee will automatically cease to hold office if: -
    • he/she becomes disqualified from being a charity trustee under the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005;
    • he/she becomes incapable for medical reasons of carrying out his/her duties as a charity trustee - but only if that has continued (or is expected to continue) for a period of more than six months;
    • he/she ceases to be a member of the organisation;
    • he/she becomes an employee of the organisation;
    • he/she gives the organisation a notice of resignation, signed by him/her;
    • he/she is absent (without good reason, in the opinion of the board) from more than three consecutive meetings of the board - but only if the board resolves to remove him/her from office;
    • he/she is removed from office by resolution of the board on the grounds that he/she is considered to have committed a material breach of the code of conduct for charity trustees (as referred to in clause 82);
    • he/she is removed from office by resolution of the board on the grounds that he/she is considered to have been in serious or persistent breach of his/her duties under section 66(1) or (2) of the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005; or
    • he/she is removed from office by a resolution of the members passed at a members’ meeting.
  • A resolution under paragraph 65.7, 65.8 or 65.9 shall be valid only if: -
    • the charity trustee who is the subject of the resolution is given reasonable prior written notice of the grounds upon which the resolution for his/her removal is to be proposed;
    • the charity trustee concerned is given the opportunity to address the meeting at which the resolution is proposed, prior to the resolution being put to the vote; and
    • (in the case of a resolution under paragraph 65.7 or 65.8) at least two thirds (to the nearest round number) of the charity trustees then in office vote in favour of the resolution.

Register of charity trustees

  • The board must keep a register of charity trustees, setting out
    • for each current charity trustee:
      • his/her full name and address;
      • the date on which he/she was appointed as a charity trustee; and
      • any office held by him/her in the organisation;
    • for each former charity trustee - for at least 6 years from the date on which he/she ceased to be a charity trustee:
      • the name of the charity trustee;
      • any office held by him/her in the organisation; and
      • the date on which he/she ceased to be a charity trustee.
    • The board must ensure that the register of charity trustees is updated within 28 days of any change:
      • which arises from a resolution of the board or a resolution passed by the members of the organisation; or
      • which is notified to the organisation.
    • If any person requests a copy of the register of charity trustees, the board must ensure that a copy is supplied to him/her within 28 days, providing the request is reasonable; if the request is made by a person who is not a charity trustee of the organisation, the board may provide a copy which has the addresses blanked out - if the SCIO is satisfied that including that information is likely to jeopardise the safety or security of any person or premises.

Office-bearers

  • The charity trustees must elect (from among themselves) a chair, a treasurer and a secretary.
  • In addition to the office-bearers required under clause 70, the charity trustees may elect (from among themselves) further office-bearers if they consider that appropriate.
  • All of the office-bearers will cease to hold office at the conclusion of each AGM, but may then be re-elected under clause 70 or 71.
  • A person elected to any office will automatically cease to hold that office: -
    • if he/she ceases to be a charity trustee; or
    • if he/she gives to the organisation a notice of resignation from that office, signed by him/her.

 

 

Powers of board

  • Except where this constitution states otherwise, the organisation (and its assets and operations) will be managed by the board; and the board may exercise all the powers of the organisation.
  • A meeting of the board at which a quorum is present may exercise all powers exercisable by the board.
  • The members may, by way of a resolution passed in compliance with clause 49 (requirement for two-thirds majority), direct the board to take any particular step or direct the board not to take any particular step; and the board shall give effect to any such direction accordingly.

Charity trustees - general duties

  • Each of the charity trustees has a duty, in exercising functions as a charity trustee, to act in the interests of the organisation; and, in particular, must:-
    • seek, in good faith, to ensure that the organisation acts in a manner which is in accordance with its purposes;
    • act with the care and diligence which it is reasonable to expect of a person who is managing the affairs of another person;
    • in circumstances giving rise to the possibility of a conflict of interest between the organisation and any other party:
      • put the interests of the organisation before that of the other party;
      • where any other duty prevents him/her from doing so, disclose the conflicting interest to the organisation and refrain from participating in any deliberation or decision of the other charity trustees with regard to the matter in question;
    • ensure that the organisation complies with any direction, requirement, notice or duty imposed under or by virtue of the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005.
  • In addition to the duties outlined in clause 77, all of the charity trustees must take such steps as are reasonably practicable for the purpose of ensuring: -
    • that any breach of any of those duties by a charity trustee is corrected by the charity trustee concerned and not repeated; and
    • that any trustee who has been in serious and persistent breach of those duties is removed as a trustee.
  • Provided he/she has declared his/her interest - and has not voted on the question of whether or not the organisation should enter into the arrangement - a charity trustee will not be debarred from entering into an arrangement with the organisation in which he/she has a personal interest; and (subject to clause 80 and to the provisions relating to remuneration for services contained in the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005), he/she may retain any personal benefit which arises from that arrangement.
  • No charity trustee may serve as an employee (full time or part time) of the organisation; and no charity trustee may be given any remuneration by the organisation for carrying out his/her duties as a charity trustee.
  • The charity trustees may be paid all travelling and other expenses reasonably incurred by them in connection with carrying out their duties; this may include expenses relating to their attendance at meetings.

Code of conduct for charity trustees

  • Each of the charity trustees shall comply with the code of conduct (incorporating detailed rules on conflict of interest) prescribed by the board from time to time.
  • The code of conduct referred to in clause 82 shall be supplemental to the provisions relating to the conduct of charity trustees contained in this constitution and the duties imposed on charity trustees under the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005; and all relevant provisions of this constitution shall be interpreted and applied in accordance with the provisions of the code of conduct in force from time to time

 

DECISION-MAKING BY THE CHARITY TRUSTEES

Notice of board meetings

  • Any charity trustee may call a meeting of the board or ask the secretary to call a meeting of the board.
  • At least 7 days' notice must be given of each board meeting, unless (in the opinion of the person calling the meeting) there is a degree of urgency which makes that inappropriate.

Procedure at board meetings

  • No valid decisions can be taken at a board meeting unless a quorum is present; the quorum for board meetings is 3 charity trustees, present in person.
  • If at any time the number of charity trustees in office falls below the number stated as the quorum in clause 86, the remaining charity trustee(s) will have power to fill the vacancies or call a members' meeting - but will not be able to take any other valid decisions.
  • The chair of the organisation should act as chairperson of each board meeting.
  • If the chair is not present within 15 minutes after the time at which the meeting was due to start (or is not willing to act as chairperson), the charity trustees present at the meeting must elect (from among themselves) the person who will act as chairperson of that meeting.
  • Every charity trustee has one vote, which must be given personally.
  • All decisions at board meetings will be made by majority vote.
  • If there is an equal number of votes for and against any resolution, the chairperson of the meeting will be entitled to a second (casting) vote.
  • The board may, at its discretion, allow any person to attend and speak at a board meeting notwithstanding that he/she is not a charity trustee - but on the basis that he/she must not participate in decision-making.
  • A charity trustee must not vote at a board meeting (or at a meeting of a sub-committee) on any resolution which relates to a matter in which he/she has a personal interest or duty which conflicts (or may conflict) with the interests of the organisation; he/she must withdraw from the meeting while an item of that nature is being dealt with.
  • For the purposes of clause 94: -
    • an interest held by an individual who is “connected” with the charity trustee under section 68(2) of the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005 (husband/wife, partner, child, parent, brother/sister etc) shall be deemed to be held by that charity trustee;
    • a charity trustee will be deemed to have a personal interest in relation to a particular matter if a body in relation to which he/she is an employee, director, member of the management committee, officer or elected representative has an interest in that matter.

Minutes

  • The board must ensure that proper minutes are kept in relation to all board meetings and meetings of the management committee and sub-committees.
  • The minutes to be kept under clause 96 must include the names of those present; and (so far as possible) should be signed by the chairperson of the meeting.

 

ADMINISTRATION

Delegation to management committee and sub-committees

  • The board may delegate any of their powers to management committee / sub-committees; such committees must include at least one charity trustee, but other members of a sub-committee need not be charity trustees.
  • The board may also delegate to the chair of the organisation (or the holder of any other post) such of their powers as they may consider appropriate.
  • When delegating powers under clause 98 or 99, the board must set out appropriate conditions (which must include an obligation to report regularly to the board).
  • Any delegation of powers under clause 98 or 99 may be revoked or altered by the board at any time.
  • The rules of procedure for the management committee and each sub-committee, and the provisions relating to membership of each sub-committee, shall be set by the board.

Operation of accounts

  • Subject to clause 104, the signatures of two out of three signatories appointed by the board will be required in relation to all operations (other than the lodging of funds) on the bank and building society accounts held by the organisation; at least one out of the two signatures must be the signature of a charity trustee.
  • Where the organisation uses electronic facilities for the operation of any bank or building society account, the authorisations required for operations on that account must be consistent with the approach reflected in clause 103.

Accounting records and annual accounts

  • The board must ensure that proper accounting records are kept, in accordance with all applicable statutory requirements.
  • The board must prepare annual accounts, complying with all relevant statutory requirements; if an audit is required under any statutory provisions (or if the board consider that an audit would be appropriate for some other reason), the board should ensure that an audit of the accounts is carried out by a qualified auditor.

 

MISCELLANEOUS

Winding-up

  • If the organisation is to be wound up or dissolved, the winding-up or dissolution process will be carried out in accordance with the procedures set out under the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005.
  • Any surplus assets available to the organisation immediately preceding its winding up or dissolution must be used for purposes which are the same as - or which closely resemble - the purposes of the organisation as set out in this constitution (subject to clause 109)
  • In the event of the organisation disbanding any remaining Landfill Communities Fund money shall be transferred to any enrolled Environmental Body, and not to an orgainsation of similar objects and status.

Alterations to the constitution

  • This constitution may (subject to clause 111) be altered by resolution of the members passed at a members’ meeting (subject to achieving the two thirds majority referred to in clause 49) or by way of a written resolution of the members.
  • The Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005 prohibits taking certain steps (eg change of name, an alteration to the purposes, amalgamation, winding-up) without the consent of the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR).

Interpretation

  • References in this constitution to the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005 should be taken to include: -
    • any statutory provision which adds to, modifies or replaces that Act; and
    • any statutory instrument issued in pursuance of that Act or in pursuance of any statutory provision falling under paragraph 112.1 above.
  • In this constitution: -
    • “charity” means a body which is either a “Scottish charity” within the meaning of section 13 of the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005 or a “charity” within the meaning of section 1 of the Charities Act 2006, providing (in either case) that its objects are limited to charitable purposes;

 

  • “charitable purpose” means a charitable purpose under section 7 of the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005 which is also regarded as a charitable purpose in relation to the application of the Taxes Acts.

 

Trustee – Graham Ravenscroft

 

 

Signed:      ____________________________          Dated:       _________________

 

 

Adopted: 16 September 2013

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