On Tuesday 14 November 2017 at 7pm in the club rooms there will be a Special General Meeting to with a view to make a minor change to the constitution so that we can retain our charitable status.
It will be moved that the dissolution clause (34) be amened to read;
In accordance with the Incorporated Societies Act 1908, or any law in substitution for that Act, members present at a general meeting of the Club may resolve that the Club be dissolved as from a date specified in that resolution. Any such resolution must be confirmed at a subsequent special general meeting called for that purpose, and held not earlier than thirty (30) days after the passing of the resolution. Members shall direct after all debts of the Club have been paid, the method of disposition of the funds and property of the Club after its dissolution to be used to further a charitable purpose or purposes as defined in section 5(1) of the Charities Act 2005 and preferably one the promotes the game of Bridge locally or nationally for charitable purposes .