The name shall be the North London Rambling Club.
Its aims: to encourage rambling to foster a greater knowledge, love and care of the countryside and to work for the preservation of natural beauty, the protection of footpaths and the provision of access to open country.
Annual subscriptions for full members shall be as decided from time to time at the Annual General Meeting. Members joining after 30th September, who pay a full subscription, shall be credited with membership until the end of the following year.
The club year runs from 1st January to 31st December, but subscriptions should be paid after the rate has been approved at the Annual General Meeting, as announced in the April programme.
The Secretary and the Treasurer and any other officials that may be considered necessary shall be elected at the Annual General Meeting, and shall be ex-officio members of the Committee.
A Committee of five members shall be elected at the Annual General Meeting and shall meet at least four times a year.
Nominations, with Proposer and Seconder, for Officials and Committee members shall reach the Secretary at or before the Annual General Meeting.
The Committee shall consider all applications for membership and shall have the right to:
- Suspend the membership of any Member for conduct considered detrimental to the Club.
- Organise events other than rambles.
- Co-opt additional Committee Members.
Any Member(s) suspended has/have the right of appeal to the Annual General Meeting, but can only speak on the suspension.
One Auditor shall be elected at the Annual General Meeting; this person shall not be a Member of the Committee.
The Annual General Meeting shall take place on a suitable day in January or February.
Motions for consideration at the Annual General Meeting shall reach the Secretary not later than four weeks before the date of the Annual General Meeting.
Any alteration to these rules shall be dealt with only at an Annual General Meeting, by a simple majority of those voting.
A special General Meeting may be called by the Committee or at a request by 20 Members to the Secretary.
If at any General Meeting convened to discuss and vote on a motion calling for the dissolution of the Club, the majority of those voting support said motion; the Committee shall thereupon discharge all debts and liabilities of the Club and donate the remaining funds to some other voluntary organisation(s) having aims similar to the Club.