1. The name of the Society shall be “The Nottingham Cricket Lovers’ Society”. 

2. The aims of the Society shall be to promote regular meetings and other activities to its members and other interested persons in the Nottinghamshire area.  

3. Membership shall not be restricted to this area and applications for membership from people outside this area shall be welcomed. 

4. Non-members may attend meetings organised by the Society, on payment of a fee determined at the Annual General Meeting (AGM). 

5. The Annual General Meeting of the Society will be held in March each year and will be chaired by the President. Nominations for officers or committee must be made in writing to the Honorary Secretary fourteen days prior to the AGM. The President may, however, decide to take nominations at the AGM. 

6. The annual subscription for members and financial contribution of non members shall be determined at the AGM. 

7. The management of the Society shall be vested in a committee elected as follows: 

 Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer, Joint Speakers’ Secretaries and up to three committee members. 

8. The AGM will also elect as required a President and Vice Presidents whose period of office will be for an open-ended period. 

9. In the event of equality of votes at the AGM the President will have a casting vote. 

10. Any officer or committee member may relinquish their position at any time. 

11. At committee meetings three members will form a quorum. 

12. At an AGM ten members will form a quorum. 

13. The committee shall have the power to co opt as necessary to fill any vacancies that occur between AGM’S. 

14. The Committee should meet within two months after the end of the winter programme to review the programme and consider whether any changes or amendments should be made. 

15. Any alteration of rule must be made at the AGM or Extraordinary General Meeting called for that purpose. 

16. An EGM can be called by the committee or by request of at least 20 members who will indicate in writing to the Hon. Secretary the purpose of the EGM. 

Notice of an AGM or EGM will be sent to members at least 21 days prior to the meeting, either by post or e mail in accordance and recognition of the Data Protection Act. 

17. Finance, the Hon Treasurer will keep accounts which will be inspected annually by an independent person and presented to the AGM. If timing does not allow for the accounts to be presented to the AGM, they will be made available to all members on completion.  

18. Funds of the Society will be kept in a bank account and withdrawals shall require the signature of the Hon. Treasurer and one of any other two members of the committee, as determined by the committee. 

19. Annual membership fees are due at the first meeting of the Club, usually in October each year.  

20. If the society is dissolved for any reason any funds / assets left, after clearing any outstanding debts, will be given to a cricket charity as determined by the committee. 

21. Any matters not covered by the above rules shall be dealt with by the committee whose decision shall be final. 

July 2023