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Constitution of the Kent Woodsmen Field Target Club adopted on the 16th day

of December 2012.

1 Name

The name of the Club is the Kent Woodsmen Field Target Club or other such name as the

Management Committee may from time to time decide.

2 Administration

Subject to the matters set out below the Club and its property shall be administered and managed in accordance with this constitution by the members of the Management Committee, constituted by clause 7 of this constitution.

3 Objects

The Club’s objects (‘the objects’) are to encourage and facilitate the development of and participation in the sport of Field Target shooting.

4 Powers

In furtherance of the objects but not otherwise the Management Committee may exercise the

following powers;

4.1 power to raise funds and to invite and to receive contributions provided that in raising funds the Management Committee shall not undertake any substantial permanent trading activities and shall conform to any relevant requirements of the law;

4.2 power to buy, take on lease or in exchange any property necessary for the achievement of the objects and to maintain and equip it for use;

4.3 power subject to any consents required by law to sell, lease or dispose of all or any part of the property of the Club;

4.4 power subject to any consents required by law to borrow money and to charge all or any part of the property of the Club with repayment of the money so borrowed;

4.5 power to employ such staff (who shall not be members of the Management Committee) as are necessary for the proper pursuit of the objects and to make all reasonable and necessary provision for the payment of pensions and superannuation for staff and their dependants;

4.6 power to co-operate with other clubs, voluntary bodies and statutory authorities engaged in furtherance of the objects and to exchange information and advice with them;

4.7 power to support any charitable trusts, associations or institutions formed for all or any of the objects;

4.8 power to do all such lawful things as are necessary for the achievement of the objects.

5 Membership

5.1 Membership of the Club shall be open to individuals who are interested in furthering the objects of the Club and who have paid the annual subscription as fixed from time to time by the Members present at the annual general meeting or any extraordinary meeting called specifically for that purpose.


Club Constitution

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