THE CAMBRIDGE ALBION ANGLING SOCIETY
1. That the object of the society shall be the acquisition of fishing rights, the preservation of fish, restocking, cultivation, and social feeling.
2. All officers shall be elected at the annual general meeting, and shall serve three years. Committee members to be appointed two yearly, all legible for re-election.
3. All moneys, Deeds, etc, to be in the custody of Lloyds tsb Bank, Cambridge, and the Cambridge Building Society in the name of the president and members of the Cambridge Albion Angling Society. That all cheques be signed by Treasurer and secretary to pay all accounts and charges incurred by order of the committee. When requested by the
chairperson, “at the wish of the committee” the treasure is to produce a certified statement ofaccounts.
4. No alteration shall take place in any of therules of the society, except such alterations be sanctioned by a majority of ten or more votesat the annual general meeting, or at a special meeting convened for the purpose. Fourteendays notice of any proposed of rules shall be given in writing to the secretary.
5. The committee shall have power to make, alter, or rescind such by-laws they may consider necessary for the management of the Society, provided that such alterations be in accordance with the rules of the society.
6. Members of the society shall be open to personsresiding in the Cambridge Albion Region. The committee reserve the right to set the price of membership books and day tickets. MEMBERS TICKETS ON APPLICATION
7. No large visiting parties allowed on club waters unless permission has been obtained beforehand from the society. All candidates for permits shall be subject to the approval of the committee. The committee shall have power to offer prizes, “for competition” from the funds of the society, make arrangements for matches and to charge an entrance fee when necessary; They may also receive special prizes from nonmembers of the society.
8. Members may weigh in specimen fish within 24 hours of being caught, but not for the Best fish.
9. Members may weigh in fish for special club prizes caught only in the society’s waters, or organised club matches.
10. NO FISH OFANY KIND TO BE TAKEN AWAY FROM C.A.A.S WATERS
11. Chesterton men’s club to be the headquarters of the society, but meetings may be held at the house of some members of the society, such meetings to be arranged by the committee.
12. All committee meetings to be held at the club head-quarters. A committee meeting will be heldon the last Thursday in each month at 8-00pm.
13. Two members of the society shall be elected at the annual general meeting to serve for twoyears as auditors of the accounts of the society.
14. A special general meeting may be called by members of the committee, or 20 members of the society, provided ten clear days notice in writing is given to the secretary and the business stated for which such meeting is called. Only the business named to be dealt with at such a meeting.
15. Accrued and increasing benevolent funds are incorporated in general accounts. Expenditure solely governed by committee’s decision. Benevolent funds to stand at £50-00 at all times.
16 No member living outside Cambridge region or serving on any other angling society as an official, to take part in the management of the
17. The committee shall have power to appoint a member to represent and take legal action on behalf of the society. Any member so appointed
shall be deemed to be indemnified against all personal liability in respect of such action.
18. Should any official miss three consecutive meetings without reasonable excuse, or resign, they shall be replaced, and lose there right to
stand as an official for the next three seasons.
19. Appeals and protest with regard to matches, weight, or any other matter, they shall be made in writing to the secretary, and must be accompanied by a deposit of £2-00 as a guarantee of good faith, which shall be forfeited if the committee consider the appeal to be
trivalent and groundless.
20. Two officials may weigh in members fish for special prizes on society’s official outings.
21. The committee to be composed of 10 members only, plus officials “with power to Co-opt”.
22. All matches to be fished “all in” except Pike, Zander.
23. The committee reserve the right to refuse admission or expel any person from the society.
24. The Competition is for the society’s cups and Trophies, “except in open matches” which is restricted to Cambridge Albion residents. Other
persons can participate in optional pools.
25. Any member unable to produce a club book on request will pay for a day ticket. Fee to be reimbursed on production of club book.
26. Liability is limited to club’s assets only.
A Copy of club rules and bylaws are available on request from secretary. Terry Easey. 01223 / 424248