Munster Chess Union Constitution


3.1 The management of the day to day business of the MCU shall be, and is hereby, delegated to an Executive Committee, hereinafter referred to as "the Committee", which shall consist of the following Officers, hereinafter referred to as "the Officers":-

3.2 The Officers shall be elected at the Annual General Meeting each year from amongst the individual membership of the MCU, and shall hold office for one year or until the next Annual General Meeting whichever is the longer period. Each Officer shall be eligible for re-election, and, exceptionally, may temporarily hold more than one office in the event that insufficient individual members are proposed for all offices.

3.3 The Committee shall be responsible to the MCU for the proper running of its affairs, and shall meet as often as they deem fit to ensure the MCU fulfills all its responsibilities.

3.4 The Committee shall have the power to co-opt any individual member of the MCU to assist or advise them if they feel that such member has experience or abilities which can be of benefit to the MCU. It shall also have the power to form sub-committees to assist it in specific areas. Any person or persons so co-opted shall have no voting rights at Committee meetings by virtue of being co-opted.

3.5 The Committee will also appoint an individual member of the MCU to act as its delegate to the ICU, and such person will be subject to instruction from the committee in respect of the views to be expressed on its behalf to the ICU.

3.6 If any Officer shall, for whatever reason, fail to properly carry out his or her duties, the Committee shall appoint another member of the MCU to assume that particular office until the next AGM.

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  1. General
  2. Membership
  3. Committee and Officers
  4. Meetings
  5. Meetings (ii)
  6. Meetings (iii)
  7. Rules and Dissolution
  8. Constitution (pdf)
  9. Constitution 2011(pdf)