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OUR CONSTITUTION

Charity Name: MEDWAY NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH ASSOCIATION

CONSTITUTION

Adopted on the 7 th Day of October 2008

A   NAME

The name of the Association is the: Medway Neighbourhood Watch Association   (the Charity)

B   ADMINISTRATION

Subject to the matters set out below the Charity and it’s property shall be administered and managed in accordance with this Constitution by the Members of the Executive Committee, constituted by clause H of this Constitution (“ The Executive Committee”)

C   OBJECTS

 

The Charity’s Objects (“ The Objects”) are to promote good citizenship public and greater participation in the prevention and solution of crime in Medway so that effective liaison between the Police and the Public can be achieved.

D   POWERS

In furtherance of the objects but not otherwise the Executive Committee may exercise the following powers:

  • power to raise funds and to invite and receive contributions provided that in raising funds the Executive Committee shall not undertake any substantial permanent trading activities and shall conform to any relevant requirements of the law.
  • power subject to any consents required by law to sell, lease or dispose of all or any part of the property of the   Charity.
  • power to co-operate with other Charities , voluntary bodies and statutory authorities operating in furtherance of the objects or of similar charitable purposes and to exchange information and advice with them.
  • power to establish or support any charitable trusts, associations or institutions formed for all or any of the objects.
  • power to appoint and constitute such advisory committees as the Executive Committee may think fit.
  • power to do all such other lawful things as are necessary for the achievement of the objects.

E   MEMBERSHIP

Membership of the Charity shall be open to:

  • Individuals (over the age of 18) who are interested in furthering the work of the Charity and who have paid   any annual subscription laid down from time to time by the Executive Committee and have been appointed and approved as the Senior Coordinator (the Watch Coordinator) of a defined area within Medway (“The Watch”)                                             

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