Constitution of the Cambridge Rambling Club
The name of the club shall be the Cambridge Rambling Club, hereinafter
The aims of the Club shall be primarily to organise walks, and to arrange
occasional social activities.
Membership shall be available to any person who is interested in the aims
of the Club and who pays a subscription by 31st December,
or is a life member.
- The management of the Club shall be vested in a Committee comprising of
a President, a Secretary, a Treasurer, up to eleven other officers and up
to four ordinary Committee members, all of whom shall be nominated and
elected at at an annual general meeting to be held each year in November.
- Ordinary Committee members shall be elected for a period of three years,
but shall not be eligible for immediate re-election.
- Any vacancies occurring to the Committee between annual general meetings
may be filled by the Committee.
- Subject to this Constitution, the Committee shall have the power to make
any rules as may be necessary for the furtherance of the aims of the Club,
including disclaimer of responsibility for any any loss, damage or injury
during a walk.
- Eight members of the Committee shall form a quorum.
- At each annual general meeting a report shall be presented of the
activities of the Club during the preceding year, including an audited annual
statement of the Club's financial position as of the preceding
- An auditor shall be appointed at each annual general meeting.
- Subscription rates shall be fixed at the annual general meeting and
be due twelve months thereafter, unless the Committee fixes an earlier date.
- An extra-ordinary general meeting todiscuss any specific business may be
requested either by the Committee or by any twenty members, and shall take
place within six weeks of the request.
- Ten days notice shall be given to members before any general meeting.
- All elections and questions at general meetings shall be decided by a
majority of votes to be taken by a show of hands, unless a ballot of the
meeting is demanded by one-third of the members present.
- Life members may be elected at any general meeting, in recognition of
their services to the Club.
Amendment of this Constitution
Any amendment of this constitution shall be approved by two-thirds of the
members present at a general meeting.