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H    Determination of Membership of the Executive Committee

A member of the Executive Committee shall cease to hold office if he or she:

  • is disqualified from acting as a member of the Executive Committee by virtue of section 72 of the Charities Act 1993 (or any statutory re-enactment or modification of that provision.
  • becomes incapable by reason of mental disorder, illness or injury of managing or administration his or her own affairs;
  • is absent without the permission of the Executive Committee from all of their meetings held within a period of 6 months and the Executive Committee resolve that his or her office be vacated, or
  • notifies the Executive Committee a wish to resign (but only if at least 3 members of the Executive Committee will remain in office when the notice of resignation is to take effect)

I    Executive Committee Members not to be personally interested


No member of the Executive Committee shall acquire any interest in property belonging to the Charity (otherwise than as a trustee for the Charity) or receive remuneration or be interested (otherwise that as a member of the Executive Committee) in any contract entered into by the Executive Committee.

J    Meetings and proceedings of the Executive Committee

  • The Executive Committee shall hold at least 2 ordinary meetings each year. A special meeting may be called at any time by the Chairman or by any 2 members of the Executive Committee upon not less than 4 days notice being given to the other members of the Executive Committee of the matters to be discussed but if the matters include an appointment of a co-opted member then not less than 21 days notice must be given.
  • The Chairman shall act as Chairman at meetings of the Executive Committee. If the Chairman is absent from any meeting, the members of the Executive Committee present shall choose one of their number to be Chairman of the meeting before any other business is transacted.
  • There shall be a quorum, when at least one third of the number of members of the Executive Committee for the time being or 3 members of the Executive Committee, whichever is the greater, are present at the meeting.
  • Every matter shall be determined by a majority of votes of the members of the Executive Committee present and voting on he question but in the case of equality of votes the Chairman of the meeting shall have a second or casting vote.
  • The Executive Committee shall keep minutes, in books kept for the purpose, of the proceedings at the meetings of the Executive Committee and any sub-committee.
  • The Executive Committee may from time to time, make and alter rules for the conduct of their business, the summoning and conduct of their meetings and the custody of documents. No rule may be made which is inconsistent with this constitution.
  • The Executive Committee may appoint one or more sub-committees, consisting   of 3 or more members of the Executive Committee for the purpose of making any inquiry or supervising or performing any function or duty which in the opinion of the Executive Committee would be more conveniently undertaken or carried out by a sub-committee:   provided that all acts and proceedings shall be fully and promptly reported to the Executive Committee.



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