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WE ARE OPEN ALL YEAR ROUND AND WELCOME VISITORS TO PLAY WITH US ANY FRIDAY NIGHT
Congratulations to our new President
and wish him well in his year in office
and to President Elect
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Buncrana and Northwest Bridge Club, Buncranna
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MOVILLE BRIDGE CLUB
CONSTITUTION & RULES
The Club shall be known as the “Moville Bridge Club”.
The objective of the club shall be the playing and promotion of Bridge in accordance with the Laws of Duplicate Bridge as promulgated by the World Bridge Federation.
Membership shall be open to both ladies and gentlemen. Each candidate for membership must be approved by a majority vote of the Committee.
Membership then becomes effective on payment of Annual Subscription. The Annual Subscription shall become due on September 1st. Members who have not paid their Annual Subscription by 31st December in any year will be deemed to have lapsed their membership and must re-apply. A reduced Annual Subscription fee, the amount having been set by the committee, will be paid by those joining after February 1st.
The Club welcomes guests or visitors. Table money must be paid, but they are not eligible to play in major competitions. Visitors may play for a maximum of four ordinary competitions in the one season, before being required to apply for membership. In the summer, between June 1st. and September 1st., visitors may play as frequently as they like but are not eligible to play in major competitions.
Beginners may play in the club in the year in which they attend lessons without paying the Annual Subscription fee. They will not be eligible to play in major competitions.
Members will not be eligible to play in major competitions unless they have already played in at least two ordinary competitions in the same season.
In the event of any member acting in such a manner as to bring the club into disrepute or to disrupt the smooth running of the club or the enjoyment of other members, the committee shall have the right to reprimand such a member, and to warn them as to their future conduct. This may be done verbally or in writing. If the said member should continue to so act, the committee shall cancel such person’s membership and refund their Annual Subscription for that year.
4. (A) Organisation and Management
The care of and responsibility for the proper administration of the Moville Bridge Club shall be vested in Committee. They shall interpret and administer this Constitution and the playing rules of bridge as promulgated by the World Bridge Federation. The Committee must ensure that they do not act or allow members to act, in any manner which would militate against Beginner, Novice or Intermediate “B” grades, and that they carry out the objectives of the club at all times.
4.(B) MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
(B) The Vice-President will substitute for the President.
(D)The Hon. Secretary and Hon. Treasurer shall administer the affairs of the club as laid down at the Annual General Meeting and shall furnish all reports to the Annual General Meeting.
(E) Tournament Directors shall be appointed by a General Meeting and shall run
Competitions in accordance with the Laws of Duplicate Bridge.
The committee may call an Extraordinary General Meeting at any time and must call one at the request, in writing, of one-third of the members of the club.
Alterations, amendments or changes to the Constitution shall be made only at a General Meeting of the members and shall require a two-third majority vote of the members present and voting at the meeting.
4. (F) Annual General Meeting
Notice of the date fixed for the meeting shall be announced to the Club two weeks preceding the Annual General Meeting. Nominations and Resolutions must be announced before the start of the AGM. A quorum of at least 30% of members must be present at any AGM or EGM.
Friday, 13 May 2011