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2.5 Upon acceptance of his application the applicant is liable to pay the annual subscription
appropriate to the class of membership to which he has been accepted.
2.6 Upon payment of the relevant subscription the Secretary shall issue a membership card and enter the applicant’s name in the Register of Members of the Club.
2.7 Any member of any class who fails to pay any relevant subscription by 31st December will automatically cease to be a member of the Club with effect from that date.
2.8 The Management Committee has an absolute discretion to allow a person whose
membership has lapsed as a result of non-payment of subscription to be reinstated upon
payment of the relevant subscription and of any other sums which may be due and owing to the Club by the person concerned. The Management Committee may require a person
whose membership has lapsed to re-apply for membership.
2.9 Any member whose membership is terminated voluntarily or under Clause 7.12 of these byelaws shall not be entitled to any refund of membership subscription or other charges which may have been paid, and will remain liable for any subscription, fees or charges which may at the date of termination be due and owing to the Club.
2.10 Annual Membership
1) An annual member is a person who has been elected to annual membership by the
Management Committee and who has paid his membership subscription for the current year.
2.11 Junior Membership
1) A junior member is a person who has not attained the age of 18 years at the start of the Club’s current financial year, and who has been elected to annual membership by the
Management Committee and has paid his membership subscription for the current year.
2) Where an applicant for annual membership is under the age of 18 years his application must be counter-signed by a parent or guardian.
Administration of the Club
3.1 All correspondence for the Club shall be handed to the Secretary. No member except the Secretary may enter into or answer any correspondence on behalf of the Club without the express authority of the Chairman, the Secretary or the Management Committee.
3.2 In the event of any dispute over voting rights the Secretary or in his absence the Chairman of the meeting, shall determine who is entitled to vote at any Committee meeting, annual general meeting or extraordinary general meeting.
3.3 A register of all current members shall be kept by the Secretary and may be
inspected by any member, subject to giving reasonable written notice to the Secretary.
3.4 The Treasurer shall maintain the general accounts and ledger books of the Club and shall receive all monies paid by, or given to any member which is for the benefit of the Club.