Constitution

  • The organisation shall be called “The Council of Cricket Societies”. The aims shall be to further the interest of Cricket in all possible ways.
  • All Cricket Societies shall be eligible to become constituent members and each Society shall nominate one representative to attend any meeting of the Council, such representative to have the power to vote. The Society providing the Chairman shall have a second representative on the Council. The Chairman shall have only one vote, which shall be a casting vote in the event of a tie.
  • Each Society in membership shall pay an annual subscription to the Council of £20 on 1 January each year, to be used for administration costs. Overseas Societies to be free of subscription due to the difficulty of the exchange rates.
  • Meetings of the Council shall be held at least once annually at times to be agreed at Council meetings, or as required by Officers of the Council.
  • Expenses of the representatives of the Societies attending Council meetings shall be met by the individual Societies concerned.
  • The Officers of Council are the Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Hon.Secretary and Hon.Treasurer. An Annual Meeting shall be held on or before 31 March each year and nominations for Officers should be received not later than 28 days before the date of the meeting. An Officer need not of necessity be a representative or member of a Council Society.
  • Eight constituent Society representatives shall form a quorum at any Council meeting.
  • The Constitution shall not be changed except at a Council meeting and by at least ten members present and eligible to vote.