CORNWALL COUNTY CRICKET CLUB RULES (as at February 2018)
2. The Objects of the Club shall be:-
a) To promote and organise cricket at inter-county level.
b) To stimulate, foster and assist the further development of Cornish Cricket and cricketers.
c) To provide opportunities for all things coincidental to the playing of County cricket, including the appropriate social, informative and financial structures.
a) The General Committee shall be elected at the Annual General Meeting. Members of the previous General Committee shall be eligible for nomination without further nomination. Any other nomination shall be submitted to the General Secretary in writing signed by the proposer and seconder to arrive not less than 21 days prior to the Meeting. The General Committee shall have power to fill any vacancy which may occur.
b) The General Committee shall meet on a minimum of two occasions annually. One third of the total Committee shall constitute a quorum. Any Member of the General Committee who misses three consecutive meetings without reasonable cause shall cease to be a member or to be eligible for re-election and the vacancy shall be filled by the Committee
c) The General Committee shall have the powers to appoint such Sub-Committees as may be desirable and as the Committee think fit. The Committee shall have the power to co-opt up to two additional members. The quorum for any such sub-committee shall be two. Unless otherwise authorised all sub-committees shall report to the General Committee
6. Any candidate for Membership of the Club, including Honorary Members, shall be approved by the General Committee. Every Member shall be supplied with a list of fixtures, and, with the exception of any specially advertised all pay matches, shall be entitled to free admission to the ground and enclosure at home matches. A Member shall also be entitled to take a partner into the enclosure without additional payment.
7. The scale of subscriptions and any change in such subscriptions, also the Committee’s recommendations for any Honorary Membership, shall be notified to the Membership for approval at the Annual General meeting. All subscriptions to become due on the 1st April each year. Any member whose current subscription shall not have been paid, following a request, by 30th September shall cease to be a member forthwith.
The business to be conducted at the Annual General Meeting shall include the following:-
a) The adoption of the Report of the General Committee.
b) The presentation and if accepted the approval of the accounts for the previous year.
c) The election of the Officers and Committee.
d) To appoint an independent Accountant.
e) To receive a report of the developments and preparations for the coming season.
f) The consideration and, if approved, sanction of any alteration of the rules.
g) The consideration of annual Subscriptions and any amendments.
h) To receive from the membership any matters for consideration by the General Committee.
16. The income and property of the club, whencesoever derived, shall be applied solely towards the promotion of the objects of the club as set forth in these rules and no portion thereof shall be paid or transferred directly or indirectly, by way of payment, bonus or otherwise howsoever by way of profit, to the members of the club and no member of its General Committee shall be appointed to any office of the club paid by the salary or fees, or receive any remuneration or other benefit in money or moneys worth from the club PROVIDED that nothing shall prevent any payment in good faith by the club:
(a) of reasonable and proper remuneration and for reasonable out of pocket expenses to any member, officer or servant of the club (whether or not being a member of the General Committee) for any services rendered to the club.
(b) of reasonable and proper rent for premises demised or let by any member of the club or its General Committee.