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Burton and District

Chairman Association Secretary League Secretary Treasurer
 Martin Drury Andy Roberts  Ian Wallis  Malcolm Cheese
28 Beech Lane, Stretton 105 Hawthorn Crescent, Stapenhill Flat 20, Elizabeth Court, Brough Road, 80 Nelson Street, Winshill
Burton-on-Trent DE13 0DX Burton-on-Trent DE15 9QN Winshill, Burton-on-Trent DE15 0EG Burton-on-Trent DE15 0DE
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    GENERAL RULES OF THE BURTON-ON-TRENT AND DISTRICT BOWLS ASSOCIATION
  1 The name of the Association shall be:-
    BURTON-ON-TRENT & DISTRICT BOWLS ASSOCIATION
  2 The object of the Association shall be to encourage the game of bowls in the town of Burton-on-Trent and District, to promote
    Competitions for that purpose, and to establish a sporting and social understanding between the Clubs comprising the Association.
  3 The officials of the Association shall be elected at the Annual General Meeting in each year, consisting of President,
    Vice-Presidents, Association Secretary, League Secretary, Treasurer and Auditors.
  4 The active management of the Association shall be vested in the hands of the Executive Committee consisting of a Chairman and
    eight other members, of which no more than three shall be from any one club, together with the Association & League Secretaries
    and Treasurer as ex-officio (five in all to form a quorum). Three committee members to retire annually on a rota basis, retiring
    members to be eligible for re-election.
  5 All bona-fide Bowling Clubs within the town of Burton-on-Trent & District shall be eligible to become members of the
    Association, but they must be proposed and seconded by two Clubs already in membership. Applications for new
    membership of the Association must be made at the A.G.M., The applicant shall supply a list of intended players based
    on which the Executive Committee shall decide in which League the applicant shall be placed, provided that the inclusion
    of the applicant in any such League does not affect promotion gained as a result of the previous seasons matches.
    Any Club wishing to resign from the Association must notify the Association Secretary no later than 31st December.
  6 The Association reserves the right to refuse any application deemed undesirable.
  7 All Subscriptions and Fees to the Association shall be set at the Annual General Meeting. Subscriptions must be paid to the
    Association Treasurer not later than 14th October in each year.
    All Clubs shall take their proportion of the Association handbook and moneys due shall be paid into the Association by the
    same date.
    The Executive Committee reserves the right to levy a fine on any Club which has not paid its moneys due by 14th October.
  8 The Annual General Meeting of the Association shall be held in the last week of January in each year, to receive the yearly
    financial statement and to transact the annual business.
  9 All Clubs must give twenty-one days notice in writing to the Association Secretary of any proposed alteration to rules.
    No alteration to rules shall be made except at the A.G.M. and only with the consent of over half the number of clubs present
    and voting at the A.G.M.
  10 Voting shall be one vote to one Club by the registered delegate, who shall alone be eligible to propose or second any proposition.
    Any other member of any Club affiliated to the Association is eligible to attend, but shall be ineligible to make or second any
    proposition.
  11 The Accounts of the Association shall be audited annually by two Auditors, and a printed copy of the Statement of Accounts
    shall be sent to each Club in membership, together with a notice convening the A.G.M.
  12 Any Club retiring from the Association shall forfeit all claim to any share in its property, and in the event of it being decided to
    voluntarily dissolve the Association, the Executive Committee shall have power to realize and divide the Associations assets
    among the Clubs in membership.
  13 Should any question, dispute or other matter arise, for which no provision has been made in the rules, such business shall be
    dealt with by the Executive Committee and their decision shall be final.
  14 All Clubs are liable for fees as set from time to time by the Association, Derbyshire Crown Green Bowling Association, and the
    British Crown Green Bowling Association.
  15 Clubs shall make their greens available to the Association and any other Associations it is affiliated to, for use in competitions
    organised by them.
  16 Registration of Players: All Clubs shall register their players with the League Secretary at the current fee per player prior to the
    commencement of the season. Where any player joins a Club at the start of or during the season, his registration, on the
    approved form, shall be in the hands of the League Secretary on the Tuesday following the match in which he first appears.
    No player shall be registered without his knowledge and consent.
  17 Clubs receiving trophies shall give to the Association Secretary, a receipt in proper form and shall be responsible for returning
    them in identical condition. The Association shall insure all trophies and the Champions shall hold them until the 1st of August
    in the next year when they shall return them to the General Secretary for re-presentation.
    Any Club or Individual failing to return Trophies by the due date shall be fined £10.
  18 The Annual General Meetings of the Association, The Midweek League, and the Veterans League, together with any
    Extraordinary General Meetings shall be deemed Statutory Meetings at which attendance by Clubs in membership of the
    various bodies is compulsory. Any Club failing to be represented shall be liable to a £10 fine.
  19 The Association shall hold an Annual Prize Presentation Evening.
    Teams or Individuals not represented at this event shall forfeit their prize money unless prior permission is given by the
    Executive Committee
  20 In all finals days of any Competitions organised by the Association the BCGBA. Dress code shall apply.
  21 Any Club or Individual bringing into disrepute the Game, the Association, its Officials, Clubs or Members by deed or word,
    shall be liable to a fine and/or suspension as determined by the Executive Committee.