CRN Constitution

CRN’s Constitution was updated in November 2017 and is available to view or download.

Contact CRN if you have any enquiries regarding our Constitution. The contents of this document is listed below.

INTRODUCTION

A. Name
B. Principal Purpose

Part 1 – PRELIMINARY

1. Definitions

Part 2 – MEMBERSHIP

2. Membership generally
3. Nomination for membership
4. Cessation of membership
5. Membership entitlements not transferable
6. Resignation of membership
7. Register of members
8. Fees and subscriptions
9. Members’ liabilities
10. Resolution of disputes
11. Disciplining of members
12. Right of appeal of disciplined member

Part 3 – THE COMMITTEE

13. Powers of the committee
14. Composition and membership of the committee
15. Election of committee members
16. Secretary
17. Treasurer
18. Casual vacancies
19. Removal of committee members
20. Committee meetings and quorum
21. Appointment of Association Members as Committee Members to Constitute Quorum
22. Use of Technology at Committee Meetings
23. Delegation by committee to sub-committee
24. Voting and decisions

Part 4 – GENERAL MEETINGS

25. Annual general meetings – holding of
26. Annual general meetings – calling of and business at
27. Special general meetings – calling of
28. Notice
29. Quorum for general meetings
30. Presiding member
31. Adjournment
32. Making of decisions
33. Special resolutions
34. Voting
35. Proxy votes not permitted
36. Postal ballots
37. Use of Technology at general meetings

Part 5 – TAX DEDUCTIBLE GIFTS

38. Separate Accounting
39. Winding Up and Revocation
40. Surplus Property

Part 6 – MISCELLANEOUS

41. Insurance
42. Funds – source
43. Funds – management
44. Association is a Non-Profit
45. Distribution of Property Winding Up of Association
46. Change of name, objects and constitution
47. Custody of books
48. Inspection of books
49. Service of notices
50. Financial year

APPENDIX 1

Application for full organisation membership of association