DOLPHIN RFC CLUB RULES

RFC CLUB RULES

THE NAME OF THE CLUB SHALL BE THE DOLPHIN RUGBY FOOTBALL CLUB.

INTERNATIONAL RUGBY FOOTBALL BOARD

THE LAWS OF THE  GAME  OF  RUGBY FOOTBALL  AS IT IS TO  BE PLAYED  BY THE

MEMBERS   SHALL   BE  THOSE   OF  THE   INTERNATIONAL   FOOTBALL   BOARD  AS

ADOPTED BY THE IRISH  RUGBY FOOTBALL UNION.

MANAGEMENT OF THE CLUB;

THE BUSINESS AND AFFAIRS OF THE CLUB SHALL BE UNDER THE MANAGEMENT OF

A COMMITTEE, CONSISTING   OF   TRUSTEES,   THE   PRESIDENT,   THE   VICE­

PRESIDENTS,  THE  PAST  PRESIDENTS,  SENIOR,  JUNIOR  AND MINOR  TEAM

CAPTAINS, THE HON. SECRETARY, THE HON. TREASURER,  AND THREE  ORDINARY

MEMBERS. THE COMMITTEE OF THE CLUB AS DEFINED SHALL  BE ELECTED

TOGETHER WITH  THE  CAPTAINS  AND VICE-CAPTAINS  OF  THE  SENIOR,  JUNIOR

AND  MINOR   FIFTEEN   – AT  THE   ANNUAL  GENERAL   MEETING.     THE   ANNUAL

REPORT OF THE HON SECRETARY SHALL BE SUBMITTED AT THIS MEETING.

IN THE EVENT OF A VACANCY OCCURRING BETWEEN THE ANNUAL ELECTIONS IN

THE OFFICE OF HON.  SECRETARY   OR HON TREASURER   THE SAME SHALL   BE

FILLED BY THE COMMITTEE.  NO  MANAGER  OR  SERVANT  EMPLOYED   IN  THE

CLUB SHALL  ANY PERSONAL  INTEREST  IN THE SALE OF  EXCISABLE  LIQUOR  OR

IN  THE   PROFIT   ARISING   FROM  SUCH  SALES.     ANY PERSON   WHO   HAS BEE N

SUSPENDED UNDER RULE 6 CLAUSE   (e) SHALL NOT BE ELIGBLE FOR ELECTION TO

THE COMMITTEE IN THE FOLLOWING YEAR

THE  COMMITTEE SHALL  HAVE POWER  FROM  TIME  TO  TIME  AT  THEIR

DISCRETION  TO  CO-OPT  A CLUB  MEMBER  OR  CLUB  MEMBERS  TO  THE

COMMITEE AND ANY MEMBER  SO  CO-OPTED  SHALL  REMAIN  A  MEMBER  OF

THE COMMITTEE UNTIL THE FOLLOWING A-INUAL GENERAL MEETING.

THERE  SHALL  BE A SELECTION  AND TRAINING  COMMITTEE FOR  EACH SENIOR

AND JUNIOR  TEAM  AND ONE  OF  THE  MINOR  TEAMS.  THEY SHALL BE

RESPONSBLE FOR THE SELECTION AND TRAINING OF THEIR RESPECTIVE TEAMS FOR

ALL CLUB   MATCHES.      THEY   SHALL  HAVE  THE POWER   TO  SEEK   THE

SERVICES OF ANY MEMBER  OR MEMBERS OF THE CLUB THEY MAY DEEM

NECESSARY  IN  THE  DISCHARGE  OF  THEIR  DUTIES  BUT  SUCH  SERVICES   MAY

ONLY BE SOUGHT IN AN ADVISORY CAPACITY.

THE SENIOR SELECTION  AND TRAINING COMMITTEE SHALL CONSIST OF THE

CAPTAIN  OF  THE   FIRST   FIFTEEN   AND  THREE   NON-PLAYING   MEMBERS   WHO

SHALL BE ELECTED  AT THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING  AND WHO SHALL

NOMINATE A FIFTH  MEMBER  AS COACH AND OR SELECTOR TO BE APPROVED  BY

THE INCOMING GENERAL PURPOSES COMMI1TEE. THE JUNIOR SELECTION AND

TRAINING   COMMITTEE SHALL CONSIST OF THE JUNIOR CAPTAIN AND FOUR

SENIOR SELECTION COMMITTEE SHALL NOMINATE. THE MINOR SELECTION AND

TRAINING   COMMITTEE    FOR   ALL   MINOR   TEAMS   SHALL   CONSIST   OF   THE

CAPTAINS AND FOUR OTHER MEMBERS ONE OF WHO SHALL BE A MEMBER OF

THE JUNIOR SELECTION AND TRAINING COMMITTEE AS NOMINATED BY THE

JUNIOR SELECTORS. THE COMMITTEE SHALL BE ELECTED BY A BALLOT AT THE

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING.

A  SCHOOLBOY   MEMBER SHALL NOT BE ELIGIBLE   FOR ELECTION   ON THE

COMMITTEE OR ON A SELECTION AND TRAINING COMMITTEE.

THE COMMITTEE SHALL HOLD MEETINGS AT INTERVALS OF NOT MORE THAN

TWO WEEKS DURING THE RUGBY FOOTBALL SEASON AND TWO MONTHS FOR

THE REMAINDER OF THE YEAR.  FIVE SHALL FORM A QUORUM EXCEPT AT SUCH

MEETINGS AS ARE HELD SOLELY FOR THE PURPOSE OF RULE NO.9 THE QUORUM

FOR SUCH MEETINGS SHALL BE DEFINED BY A SPECIAL RESOLUTION OF THE

COMMITTEE.  AT ALL COMMITTEE MEETINGS THE CHAIR SHALL BE TAKEN BY

THE PRESIDENT AND IN HIS ABSENCE BY ONE OF THE VICE – PRESIDENTS OR IF

NONE IS PRESENT BY A MEMBER CHOSEN BY THOSE PRESENT. THE CHAIRMAN

SHALL HAVE A CASTING VOTE IN ADDITION TO HIS ORDINARY VOTE. THE

COMMITTEE, IN ADDITION TO THE POWERS HEREIN BEFORE AND HEREIN AFTER.

CONFERRED IN IT SHALL: -

HAVE THE POWER TO RAJSE OR BORROW FOR THE PURPOSE OF THE CLUB SUCH

SUM OR  SUMS  OF  MONEY  AS THE  COMMITTEE  SHALL  THINK  FIT  FOR  SUCH

PERIOD, AT THE RATE OF INTEREST AND SUBJECT TO SUCH CONDITIONS AS THE

COMMITTEE  MAY THINK EXPEDIENT.

TAKE AND IMPLEMENT ALL DECISIONS RELATING TO THE EXPENDITURE OF CLUB

FINANCE AND NO INDIVIDUAL MEMBER OR MEMBERS SHALL COMMIT THE CLUB

TO ANY EXPENSE EXCEPT WITH THE APPROVAL OF THE COMMITTEE.

RAVE POWER TO ALTER BYELAWS FOR THE REGULATION OF THE CLUB, EITHER

TO BE TEMPORARY,  EMERGENCY AS THEY MA \’ CONSIDER NECESSARY IN THE

INTERESTS OF THE CLUB, SUCH BYELAWS SHALL HAVE EFFECT UNTU.. SET ASIDE .,

BY A GENERAL MEETING. ‘

HAVE POWER TO APPOINT SUB-COMMITTEES, TO DEFINE THE SCOPE OF THEIR

AUTHORITY, TO CONFER UPON THEM THE DISCHARGE OF THEIR FUNCTIONS, AND

THE TERM OF THEIR OFFICE. THE COMMITTEE SHALL DEFINE THE QUORUM AT

THE TIME OF THEIR APPOINTMENT.

HAVE POWER TO SUSPEND, AT ITS DISCRETION, ANY MEMBER WHO FAILS TO

ATTEND AT THREE CONSECUTIVE MEETINGS OF THE COMMITTEE OR ANY SUB­

COMMITTEE TO WHICH HE MAY BE ELECTED.

HAVE   POWER TO   FILL   ANY VACANCY, WHICH   MAY OCCUR IN ITS RANKS OR

THOSE OF THE SELECTION AND TRAINING COMMITTEE DURING THE YEAR.

BE    RESPONSIBLE   FOR    THE    ELECTION   OF    ALL    MEMBERS   OF    THE    CLUB

CONFORMING TO RULE 9.

HAVE POWER TO ELECT AS HON. LIFE MEMBERS OF THE CLUB SUCH PERSONS

AS THE   COMMITTEE SHALL R.E.COMMEND   FOR   ELECTION ON THE   GROUNDS OF

SPECIAL  SERV1CES TO   THE   CLUB   OR   DISTINCTION  IN·  THE   GAME  OF   RUGBY

FOOTBALL, SUBJECT TO   THE  APPROVAL AND  CONFIRMATION  OF   THE   FIRST

GENERAL MEETING HELD  AFTER SUCH  ELEC’TION.

HAVE POWER TO OVER-RIDE ANY DECISION   OF THE SELECTION AND TRAINING

COMMITTEES IN MATTERS OTHER THAN SELECTION AND TRAINING.

THE     BON     SECRETARY   SHALL   KEEP     MINUTES   OF    ALL    PROCEEDINGS    IN

COMMITTEE AND GENERAL MEETINGS IN ADDITION   TO OTHER DUTIES ASSIGNED TO

HIM, EMBODIED IN THE RULES.

CORRECT ACCOUNT BOOKS SHALL BE KEPT BY THE HON. TREASURER SHOWING THE

FINANCIAL AFFAIRS AND RECEIPTS AND DISBURSEMENTS OF THE CLUB. AND THEY

SHALL BE LAID   BEFORE THE   ANNUAL   GENERAL MEETING IN A DULY AUDITED

BALANCE SHEET. A BANKING ACCOUNT SHALL BE KEPT IN THE   NAME OF THE CLUB IN

SUCH BANK AS THE COMMITTEE MAY FROM TIME TO TIME DETERMINE.      ONE

MEMBER   OF    THE    COMMITTEE   AND    ALSO    THE    HON TREASURER SHALL SIGN

ALL   CHEQUES.  THE   COMMITTEE AT   THEIR FIRST MEETING SHALL NOMINATE TWO

MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE FOR THIS PURPOSE.

ELECTION OF MEMBERS.

THE ELECTION OF ALL MEMBERS SHALL BE IN THE HANDS OF THE COMMITTEE. ALL

CANDIDATES FOR  MEMBERSHIP MUST  BE DULY  PROPOSED AND  SECONDED BY TWO

MEMBERS OF THE  CLUB, THE  CANDIDATE SHALL BE  EXCLUDED IF  THE MAJORITY OF

THOSE PRESENT DO NOT VOTE  IN HIS/HER FAVOUR.

THE  MEMBERS OF  THE  CLUB  SHALL BE DIVIDED  INTO  SIX  CLASSES i.e. PLAYING

MEMBERS,  -  NON-PLAYING MEMBERS, -  SENIOR MEMBERS, -  SCHOOLBOY MEMBERS,

ASSOCIATE PAVILION MEMBERS, AND ASSOCIATE BRIDGE MEMBERS RESPECTIVELY.

SAVE AND PROVIDED IN THESE RULES ALL CLASSES OF MEMBERS SHALL HAVE EQUAL

RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES.

ONLY MEMBERS WHO HAVE BEEN MEMBERS OF THE CLUB FOR OVER 20 YEARS

AND ARE OVER THE AGE OF SIXTY-FIVE SHALL QUALIFY AS SENIOR MEMBERS.

MEMBERS   MAY BE MALE OR FEMALE OVER THE AGE OF T\VENTY ONE YEARS.

ASSOCIATE PAVILION MEMBERS AND ASSOCIATE BRIDGE MEMBERS SHALL NOT

BE ENTITLED TO BE: -

NOMINATED   OR   SECOND   NOMINATION   FOR   CANDIDATES   TO   ELECTION    TO

OFFICERSHIP OR COMMITTEE.

PROPOSE OR SECOND NOTICES OF MOTION.

BE PRESENT, OR VOTE AT ANY ANNUAL OR EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL MEETING

BECOME AN OFFICER OF THE CLUB.

THERE SHALL BE A DEFINED ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION PAY ABLE BY MEMBERS IN

ADVANCE, AS FOLLOWS; -

PLAYING MEMBERS                             €120.00

NON-PLAYING MEMBERS                 €120.00

SENIOR MEMBERS                                €120.00

SCHOOL-BOY MEMBERS                   €75.00

ASSOCIATE PAVILION  MEMBERS €60.00

 

AFTER ELECTION OF A CANDIDATE FOR ADMISSION TO THE CLUB, THE SECRETARY

SHALL SEND HIM NOTICE THAT HE HAS BEEN ELECTED. IF HIS SUBSCRIPTION  AND

ENTRANCE FEE ARE NOT PAID WITHIN  ONE MONTH AFTER RECEIVING THIS

NOTIFICATION HIS  ELECTTON BECOMES  VOID AT THE OPTION OF THE

ANY MEMBER  WHOSE  SUBSCRIPTION   REMAINS UNPAID  ON  THE  FIRST  DAY OF

DECEMBER ANY YEAR SHALL,  IF  THE  COMMITTEE SO  DECIDE  CEASE  TO  BE A

MEMBER OF THE CLUB.   IN EACH  YEAR, AFTER  THE  FIRST  OF  DECEMBER, THE

TREASURER   SHALL  POST   ON  THE   NOTICE  BOARD  A  LIST  OF  ALL  MEMBERS

WHOSE  SUBSCRIPTIONS  REMAIN  UNPAID.   A  FINAL NOTICE’ MUST BE SERVED

BEFORE ANY MEMBER IS POSTED ON THE BOARD. THE COMMITTEE SHALL HAVE

POWER   TO RE-ELECT   ANY SUCH MEMBER WITHOUT   ENTRANCE FEE WITHIN

TWELVE MONTHS ON PAYMENT OF HIS SUBSCRIPTION, AND ALL MONIES DUE TO

THE CLUB, TOGETHER WITH THE APPROPRIATE FINE.

RESIGNATION OF MEMBERS

ANY MEMBER   INTENDING   TO   RESIGN   FROM THE   CLUB   MUST SIGNIFY   HIS INTENTION

IN   WRITING    TO   THE    BON.   SECRETARY    AND   MUST   PAY   HIS ‘ \ SUBSCRIPTION

FOR THE   CURRENT   YEAR.  (COMMENCING   ON   THE FIRST OF SEPTEMBER.) BEFORE

HIS RESIGNATION MAY BE ACCEPTED BY THE

REMOVAL OF A MEMBER

IF ANY CIRCUMSTANCES CONNECTED WITH THE CONDUCT OF A MEMBER AND

LIKELY TO ENDANGER THE   WELFARE   OR GOOD   ORDER   OF THE   CLUB IS

BROUGHT   TO   THE   NOTICE   OF   THE   COMMITTEE    IT SHALL   BE   AT   THEIR

DISCRETION    TO   SUSPEND   HIS    MEMBERSHIP    UNTIL    THE    NEXT   GENERAL.

MEETING.   IN THE  EVENT  OF  IT  BEING  SO  VOTED,  AT  THAT  MEETING,   BY  A

SIMPLE  MAJORITY  OF  THE  MEMBERS  PRESENT,  THE  NAME OF SUCH  MEMBER

SHALL  BE  REMOVED  FROM  THE  CLUB  AND  SUCH  INDIVIDUAL  SHALL

IMMEDIATELY CEASE TO BE A MEMBER. VOTING SHALL BE BY BALLOT.

A COMPLAINT BY A MEMBER MUST BE SUBMITTED IN WRITING TO THE RON.

SECRETARY  WHO SHALL  BRING THE  COMPLIANT  BEFORE  THE  COMMITTEE  AT

THE  FIRST  MEETING  NEXT AFTER  THE  RECEIPT  BY  HIM OF  THE  SAID

THE TRUSTEES  OF THE CLUB SHALL BE ELECTED  AT A GENERAL  MEETING  AND

THEY  SHALL   HOLD  OFFICE   UNTIL  THEY  SHALL   RESIGN   OR   CEASE   TO   BE

MEMBERS  OF THE CLUB.- UNLESS REMOVED FROM OFFICE  BY RESOLUTION  OF A

GENERAL MEETING.

THE PROPERTY OF THE CLUB SHALL BE VESTED IN THE TRUSTEES WHO SHALL

DEAL WITH SUCH PROPERTY, AS DIRECTED BY A RESOLUTION OF THE COMMITTEE

(OF WHICH AN ENTRY IN THE MINUTE BOOK SHAL_L BE SUFFICIENT EVIDENCE).

THE  TRUSTEES  SHALL  BE INDEMNIFIED  AGAINST  ALL  LIABILITY AND EXPENSES

INCURRED BY THEM  BY REASON OF THEIR  POSITION  INSOFAR AS THE ASSETS OF

THE CLUB MAY BE DEFICIENT, BY MEMBERS OF THE CLUB.

THE TRUSTEES OF THE CLUB BE AND ARE HEREBY AUTHORISED TO BORROW IN

THEIR   OWN  NAMES  ON  BEHALF   OF  THE  CLUB  AS  TRUSTEES  SUCH  SUMS  OF

MONEY TO THE EXTENT  NOT EXCEEDING SUCH AMOUNT AND UPON SUCH TERMS

AND CONDITIONS, AS MAY  BE  AUTHORISED  BY  A  RESOLUTION   OF  THE

COMMITTEE OF  THE  CLUB. TO SECURE THE AFOREMENTIONED BORROWINGS THE

TRUSTEES BE AND ARE HEREBY AUTHORISED TO GIVE SUCH SECURITY AS MAY BE

AUTHORISED BY A RESOLUTION OF THE COMMITTEE.

THE ANNUAL GENERAL   MEETING OF THE CLUB SHALL BE HELD BEFORE   THE

15TH  DAY  OF  SEPTEMBER  IN  EACH, YEAR  AT  SUCH  PLACE  AND TIME   AS  THE

COMMITTEE MAY APPOINT, AND THE BON. SECRETARY  SHALL  GIVE  NOT  LESS

THAN   SEVEN   DAYS  NOTICE   IN  WRITING   OF  THE   SAID  MEETING    TO   EACH

MEMBER,  SETTING   OUT   THE   TIME   AND  PLACE   AND  THE   NATURE   OF   THE

BUSINESS  TO  BE  TRANSACTED.    TWELVE MEMBERS SHALL FORM A QUORUM.

ALL QUESTIONS   SUBMITTED SHALL BE DECIDED   BY A MAJORITY OF THOSE

PRESENT AND VOTING.

THE AGENDA AT THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING SHALL BE;-·

THE   READING AND SIGNING   OF   THE MINUTES OF THE   PREVIOUS   GENERAL

OFFICERS’ REPORT IN THE FOLLOWING ORDER:

HON SECRETARY.

HON TREASURER.

TEAM CAPTAINS.

ELECTION OF PRESIDENT. VICE-PRESIDENTS, HON SECRETARY, HON TREASURER,

CAPTAINS AND VICE-CAPTAINS OF SENIOR, JUNIOR AND MINOR XV ‘s

ELECTION OF COMMITTEE IN ACCORDANCE WITH RULE 3.

ELECTION OF SELECTION AND TRAINING COMMITTEES IN ACCORDANCE WITH

6. ANY OTHER BUSINESS.

A SPECIAL GENERAL  MEETING   MAY BE CALLED  BY THE  COMMITTEE OR  BY A

REQUISTION IN WRITING ADDRESSED TO THE SECRETARY, SIGNED BY NOT LESS

THAN  TEN  MEMBERS.     THE REQUISITION   SHALL SET OUT THE PURPOSE   FOR

WHICH THIS SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING IS REQUIRED.  ON RECEIPT OF SUCH A

ON  RECEIPT  BY  HIM   OF  THE   REQUISITION, THE   HON SECRETARY  SHALL  GIVE  TEN  DAYS NOTICE

TO  EACH  MEMBER  OF  THE  CLUB,  SETTING  OUT THE PLACE  AND  TIME   OF  THE   MEETING,   AND

THE   NATURE  OF  THE  BUSINESS  TO   BE  TRANSACTED, TWELVE  MEMBERS SHALL  FORM A QUORUM

AT A GENERAL MEETING.

A VISITOR  SHALL  NOT  BE SUPPLIED  WITH  EXCISABLE  LIQUOR  IN THE  CLUB  PREMISES UNLESS ON

THE  INVITATION  OF  A MEMBER  AND IN SUCH  COMPANY  OF  A MEMBER,  AND THE  MEMBER  SHALL

UPON THE  ADMISSION  OF  SUCH  A VISITOR  TO  THE  CLUB  PREMISES, OR  IMMEDIATELY UPON HIS

BEING SUPPLIED WITH  SUCH  LIQUOR  ENTER HIS OWN NAME AND ADDRESS OF THE  VISITOR TO THE

CLUB PREMISES IN A BOOK  WHICH  SHALL  BE KEPT  FOR  THE  PURPOSE  AND WHICH  SHALL  SHOW

THE DATE OF EACH VISIT.

(1)  NO EXCISABLE   LIQUOR  SHALL  BE SOLD  FOR  CONSUMPTION   ON  THE  CLUB  PREMISES  TO  ANY

PERSON (OTHER  THAN A MEMBER  OF THE CLUB LODGING IN THE CLUB PREMISES OR BE CONSUMED

ON THE  PREMISES BY ANY OTHER  PERSON  (OTHER  THAN SUCH A MEMBER) OUTSIDE  OF THE TIMES

SPECIFIED FOR THE  RULES OF THE CLUB.

(A) ST.PATIRCK’S DAY: BETWEEM 12.30 P.M. AND 12.30 A.M. ON THE FOLLOWING DAY. (B)

THE 23RD DECEMBER: IF IT FALLS ON A SUNDAY BETWEEN 10.30 A.M. AND 11.30 P.M. (C)

CHRISTMAS EVE AND THE EVE OF GOOD FRIDAY BETWEEN 10.30 A.M. AND 11.30 P.M.  (D)

THE EVE OF ANY PUBLIC HOLIDAY (OTHER THAN CHRISTMAS EVE)

(I)    IF THE EVE FALLS ON A WEEKDAY, BETWEEN 10.30 A.M. AND 12.30 A.M. ON THE FOLLOWING DAY, OR

(II)   IF IT FALLS ON A SUNDAY BETWEEN 12.30 A.M. AND 12.30 A.M. ON THE FOLLOWING DAY.

(E)  ANY OTHER SUNDAY (EXCEPT A ST.PATRICK’S DAY WHICH FALLS ON A SUNDAY) BETWEEN 12.30

(F)  ANY OTHER MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY OT THURSDAY BETWEEN 10.30 A.M. AND 1l.30 P.M.

(C) ANY OTHER FRIDAY OR SATURDAY BETWEEN 10.30 A.M. AND 12.30 P.M.

(H) THE HOURS SPECIFIED ABOVE ARE IN ADDITION TO THE PERIOD BETWEEN MIDNIGHT AND 12.30

P.M. ON THAT DAY WHERE THAT J>ERIOD IS INCLUDED IN THE HOURS SPECIFIED IN RESPECT OF

THE EVE OF THAT DAY.

(I)   ON CHRISTMAS DAY OR GOOD FRIDAY BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 12 P.M. AND 10.00 P.M.

(2)    NOTHING  CONTAINED IN THE  REGISTRATION OF  CLUBS  ACT 1904 TO 1999, OR  CONTAINED,  BY

VIRTUE  ONLY  OF  THE  OPERATION   OF  THE   FOREGOING, IN THE  RULES  OF  A  CLUB  REGISTERED

UNDER THOSE  ACTS SHALL  OPERATETO PROHIBIT THE  SUPPLY  FOR  CONSUMPTION ON THE  CLUB

PREMISES  OF  EXCISABLE  LIQUOR  TO  ANY PERSON  OR  THE  CONSUMPTION OF  EXCISABLE  LIQUOR

ON THOSE PREMISES BY ANY PERSON-

A.   ON CHRISTMAS DAY, BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 12 P.M. AND 10.00 P.M.

B.   ON  ANY OTHER  DAY, FOR  AN HOUR  AFTER  THE  EXPIRATION  OF  ANY PERIOD   IN RESPECT  OF

THAT DAY DURING WHICH  IT IS LAWFUL  FOR THE CLUB TO SUPPLY ANY EXCISABLE  LIQUOR FOR

CONSUMPTION ON THE CLUB PREMISES,

(I) ORDERED BY OR ON BEHALF OF THAT PERSON AT THE SAME TIME AS A SUBSTANTIAL MEAL

(II) CONSUMED BY THAT PERSON DURING THE MEAL OR AFTER THE MEAL HAS ENDED.

(3)  (A) EXCISABLE   LIQUOR SHALL   NOT BE SOLD   OR SUPPLIED   TO   ANY PERSON   UNDER

EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE.

(B) NO MANAGER OR SERVANT  EMPLOYED IN THE CLUB AND NO MEMBER  OF THE COMMITTEE OF

GOVERNING   BODY  SHALL  HAVE  ANY PERSONAL  INTEREST IN  THE  SALE  OF  EXCISABLE-.\

LIQUOR THEREIN, OR IN THE PROFITS ARISING FROM SUCH SALE.

(4) (A) ALL MEMBERS  EXCEPT JUNIOR  MEMBERS MAY INTRODUCE  GUESTS IN THEIR  COMPANY

TO  THE  CLUB SUBJECT TO  SUCH  RESTRICTIONS AND REGULATIONS THAT  THE  COMMITTEE

MAY MAKE FROM TIME TO TIME. THE NAME OF EACH GUEST SHALL BE ENTERED INTO THE

VISITOR’S BOOK ON ENTERING THE CLUB TOGETHER WITH THE DETAILS OF HIS ADDRESS OR

CLUB AND ENTRY SHALL BE SIGNED BY THE MEMBER INTRODUCING THE GUEST.

(2) A GUEST SHALL NOT BE SUPPLIED WITH EXCISABLE LIQUOR UNLESS ON THE INVITATION AND

IN THE COMPANY OF A MEMBER.

C.  A  MEMBER  SHALL   NOT  INTRODUCE   THE  SAME  GUEST  MORE  THAN  SIX  TIMES   IN  ONE

CALENDAR YEAR AND NO GUEST SHALL BE INTRODUCED  TO THE CLUB MORE  THAN TWELVE

TIMES IN THE SAID CALENDAR  YEAR.

D. THE  GENERAL  COMMITTEE SHALL  AT ALL TIMES  HAVE  THE  POWER  OF  CANCELLING  OR

CURTAILING  THE ADMISSION  OF A GUEST WITHOUT CITING  A REASON.

NO  PERSON  SHALL   BE  ALLOWED   TO  BECOME  HONARY  OR  TEMPORARY  MEMBER  OF  THE

CLUB, OR BE RELIVED OF THE PAYMENT OF THE REGULAR SUBSCRIPTION EXCEPT;–

THE HONORARY MEMBER REFERRED TO IN RULE6 (b)

ALL PERSONS (NOT MEMBERS  OF THE CLUB) PLAYING RUGBY FOOTBALL AT MUSGRAVE PARK

GROUND AGAINST  ANY OF  THE  CLUB FIFTEEN’S WHO  ARE CONSTITED HONORARY  MEMBERS OF

THE CLUB ON THEDA YS ON WHICH THEY ARE SO PLEVING.

THE OBJECT OF THE CLUB SHALL BE TO PROMOTE THE GAME OF RUGBY FOOTBALL.

ALTERATIONS IN RULES

NO ALTERATION (EXCEPT AS MAY BE RENDERED NECESSARY TO COMPLY WITH ANY STATUTE)

SHALL BE MADE IN THE RULES OF THE CLUB EXCEPT WITH THE SCANTION OF TWO THIRDS OF

THE MEMBERS PRESENT AND VOTING AT A GENERAL MEETING, CALLED FOR THE PURPOSE OF

CONSIDERING ANY PROPOSED ALTERATION.  THE COMMITTEE SHALL MAKE ANY ALTERATION,

WHICH MAY BE REQUIRED TO COMPLY WITH ANY STATUTE.