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HAWLEY CRICKET CLUB
1. The Club shall be called the Hawley Cricket Club and the Club
Colours shall be GREEN
2. The club shall consist of (a) Full, (b) Honorary. (c) Life Members.
Associate Members shall also be enrolled at the discretion of the
(A) FULL (playing) Member.
Every candidate for full membership shall be proposed and
seconded by a full member of the club and elected by the
Management Committee. Notice shall be sent by the Hon. Secretary
to each member on his election, with a copy of the Rules and
a request for the payment of the full members subscription. A
Full Member shall be eligible for election to the Management
Committee and shall have the right to vote at any General Meeting.
(B) HONORARY (playing) Member.
Every candidate for Honorary membership shall be proposed and
seconded by a full member of the Club and elected by the
Management Committee. Notice shall he given in writing by the
Hon. Secretary to each member on his election, with a request
for the payment of the Honorary Members Subscription. An
Honorary Member shall not be eligible for election to the
Management or Selection committee, but shall have the right to
vote at the Annual General Meeting.
(C) LIFE Member
The Management Committee may, by unanimous vote , elect a Life
Member free of subscriptions in exceptional cases. A Life
Member shall not be eligible for election to the Management
or selection Committee, but shall have the right to vote at the
Annual General Meeting
Every candidate for Associate Membership shall be proposed and
seconded by a Full or Honorary Member of the Club and. elected
by the Management Committee. Notice shall be sent by the Hon.
Secretary to each member on his election, with a request for
the payment of the Associate Members subscription. An
Associate Member shall not be eligible for election to the
Management or Selection Committee. An Associate Member shall
be allowed to attend and speak but not vote at any General
3. The entire management of the properties and the affairs of the Club
shall be vested exclusively in the Management Committee constituted as
hereinafter provided and the Committee shall make all such Bye Laws
and Regulations as may be necessary for that purpose.
(A) The Management Committee shall be elected annually at the General
Meeting and shall consist of the Officers of the Club and not
more than six members of the Club.
(B) The Officers of the Club shall consist of the President, Chairman,
Vice Chairman, Hon. Secretary, Hon. Fixture Secretary, Hon.
Treasurer, Colts Manager, Captains and Vice Captains of the teams and with the
optional acceptance of the elected President shall be Full playing
Members of the Club.
(C) The Management Committee may appoint for particular purposes
of the Management Committee.
(D) The selection of teams shall be made by the Selection Committee,
comprising of Captains, and Vice Captains.
4. Any casual vacancy occurring on the Management Committee may be filled
by the Committee.
5. Six shall form a quorum at any Management Committee Meeting.
6. Duties of Hon. Secretary.
(A) Maintain a register of members.
(B) Call meetings of the Management Committee as and when necessary,
but at no greater interval than two calendar months, and upon
the written requisition of six members of the Committee.
(C) He will maintain records of each meeting in a Minute Book, which
shall be signed by the Chairman at the meeting next following.
7. Duties of Hon. Treasurer.
Books of Account, in which shall be recorded particulars of all
monies received and paid on behalf of the club, shall be kept by
the Treasurer and he shall keep a separate banking account or accounts
of the funds of the Club. All cheque’s drawn upon such account or
accounts shall bear the signature of two appointed officers of the
8. The annual subscription and match fees shall be decided at the
Annual General Meeting. The annual subscription may be payable
in two instalments. The first instalment shall be payable on or before the first day of March of each year.
The second instalment shall normally become due on 1st June of
each year at a later date at the discretion of the Management Committee.
The Management Committee shall have the power to debar any member whose subscription remains in arrears after first day of June of each year,
9. Resignation shall be intimated in writing to the Hon. Secretary.
10. If any member is alleged to have violated the Rules of the Club, or to
have conducted himself in a manner likely to affect prejudicially the
welfare of the Club, the Management Committee shall have power to
remove, by the vote of at least two-
the name of such member from the list of members of the Club. Such
member however shall have the right to appeal in person to the
11. Annual General Meeting.
(A) The financial year of the Club shall commence on lst November
of each year and end on 31st October of the ensuing year.
(B) The Annual General Meeting shall be held within two months of
the end of the financial year of the Club.
(C) Not less than 28 days before an Annual General Meeting, notice
shall be given to members by the Hon. Secretary, stating the time
and place of the meeting and appending an agenda of the business
to be transacted.
(D) No motion affecting the club Governing Rules or any further
resolutions shall be brought forward at the Annual General Meeting
unless proposed and seconded and submitted in writing and received
by the Hon. secretary not less than 14 days before the date of
the Annual General Meeting.
(E) The Chairman and Hon. Secretary and Team Captains shall submit
a report on the working of the Club for the year
(F) The Hon. Treasurer shall present the accounts for the year,
which will have been audited.
(G) Twelve members shall form a quorum at the Annual General Meeting.
12. Extraordinary General Meeting
The Management Committee, at any time, on its own authority may, and
on the receipt by the Hon. Secretary of a requisition in accordance
with this rule, signed by not less than ten members, shall convene
an Extraordinary General Meeting. Any such requisition shall express
in the form of resolution the purpose for which such a meeting is
called. Upon receipt of such requisition, the Hon. Secretary shall
forthwith proceed to convene an Extraordinary General Meeting, to be
held not more than 30 days after the receipt of such a requisition.
13. Twelve members shall form a quorum at an Extraordinary General Meeting.
14. No Rule of the Club shall be rescinded or altered nor a fresh Rule
adopted except by a resolution of a General Meeting passed by a
majority of two-
15. Election of Officers and Management Committee.
(A) All officers and members of the Management Committee shall retire,
but will be eligible for re-
(B) All elections shall be properly proposed and seconded and the
decision shall be on a majority vote given by a show of hands
or by ballot, if demanded.
(c) Any member of the Club, with the exception of an Associate
Member may nominate a person for election as an officer or a
member of the Management Committee.
(A) The original of these Rules and of any which hereafter be adopted
shall be kept by the Hon. Secretary.
(B) Each member elected to the Club shall be given a copy of
the Rules on his election.
(C) A copy of the aforesaid Rules shall be deposited with the
Club’s Bankers .
17. Power of Committee.
The Management Committee shall be empowered to deal with any matter
arising in connection with the Club not provided for in these Rules.
18. The Laws of Cricket, as issued by the M.C.C. must be observed.
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