Article Index


  1. The management of the Association shall be vested in a Management Committee plus any other member of the Association present at a Members' meeting.
  2. At Members' Meetings which discuss business requiring a vote, a quorum shall consist of at least one officer and a number of members to make a total of five.
  3. In the event of an equality of votes, whoever shall be in attendance of the Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Hon. Secretary or Hon. Treasurer, in that order of seniority, shall have the casting vote.
  4. At every Annual General Meeting all Officers shall retire, but together with all paid up members of the Association shall be eligible for election as an officer of the Association.
  5. Nominations for officers must be given to the Honorary Secretary two weeks prior to the Annual General Meeting and be made by at least two paid-up members. Votes will be counted at the Annual General Meeting and the nominees with the majority of votes shall be duly elected. In the event of a tie the tie-ing candidates will draw lots.
  6. Members Meetings will be held at a time and place determined by the Management Committee.
  7. A register of attendance at Members' Meetings shall be kept by the Honorary Secretary.
  8. Ad hoc sub-committees may be formed as deemed necessary at a Members' Meeting


  1. The Annual General Meeting shall normally be held during the first fourteen days in May each year. Not less than fourteen days' notice of such a meeting shall be given by the Honorary Secretary to the paid-up members of the Association for the current year. A notice published locally shall be deemed sufficient for this matter. To constitute a quorum for such a meeting, 12 paid-up Members must be present. The Chairperson, or in his/her absence a member of the retiring Committee, shall preside.
  2. The business of the Annual General Meeting shall be:-
    1. The acceptance of the minutes of the previous Annual General Meeting.
    2. The adoption of the annual accounts.
    3. The election of Officers.
    4. Any other business.