NOTICE OF CONSTITUTIONAL MEETING

MEMORANDUM

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Date:                     21 February 2018

To:                         All Rugby League Northland Clubs

From:                    Walter Wells

Re:                         Notice of Constitutional Meeting

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In accordance with the Rugby League Northland Zone Constitution rule 15.3 – Notice of Constitutional Change, the Board formally advises that a Constitutional Meeting will be held as follows:

Date:     26 March 2018

Venue: ASB Northland Sports House

97 Western Hills Drive, Whangarei

Commencing:    Following the Annual Meeting (AGM commences at 6.30pm)

  1. Purpose of Constitutional Meeting

The purpose of the Constitutional Meeting is to consider and vote on adopting the following amendments to the current Rugby League Northland Zone Constitution. The amendments are in bold italics.

Amendment 1

The Zone wishes to change its financial year end to be aligned to New Zealand Rugby League. The current Zone financial year end is 31 December and it wishes to change to 31 March.

Proposed Resolution:

The current clause 24.2 would be amended to read:

24.2        Financial Year:  The financial year of the Zone will commence on 1 April and end on the following 31 March.

The change in financial year will mean that when effective, the first financial year will be for a fifteen month period (1 January 2018 to 31 March 2019), before reverting back to a twelve month financial year.

Amendment 2

The close off date for Life Member nominations is tied to the financial year end. Therefore the date needs to be changed from 31 December to 31 March

Proposed Resolution

10.2        Nominations:  Nominations for election as a Life Member must be made in writing by a Member, signed by the chairperson/secretary of the nominating Member, and received at the offices of the Zone by no later than 31 March preceding an Annual Meeting.

Amendment 3

The date for holding an Annual Meeting be extended from three to four months.

13.1        Annual Meetings:  The Zone must hold Annual Meetings of the Members once in each calendar year on a date to be fixed by the Board and which is within four (4) months of the end of each financial year of the Zone.

Yours faithfully

Rugby League Northland of NZRL inc.

Walter Wells Chairman

cc:  NZRL Board

NOTICE OF CONSTITUTIONAL MEETING

MEMORANDUM

________________________________________________________________________________

Date:                     21 February 2018

To:                         All Rugby League Northland Clubs

From:                    Walter Wells

Re:                         Notice of Constitutional Meeting

_______________________________________________________________________________

In accordance with the Rugby League Northland Zone Constitution rule 15.3 – Notice of Constitutional Change, the Board formally advises that a Constitutional Meeting will be held as follows:

Date:     26 March 2018

Venue: ASB Northland Sports House

97 Western Hills Drive, Whangarei

Commencing:    Following the Annual Meeting (AGM commences at 6.30pm)

  1. Purpose of Constitutional Meeting

The purpose of the Constitutional Meeting is to consider and vote on adopting the following amendments to the current Rugby League Northland Zone Constitution. The amendments are in bold italics.

Amendment 1

The Zone wishes to change its financial year end to be aligned to New Zealand Rugby League. The current Zone financial year end is 31 December and it wishes to change to 31 March.

Proposed Resolution:

The current clause 24.2 would be amended to read:

24.2        Financial Year:  The financial year of the Zone will commence on 1 April and end on the following 31 March.

The change in financial year will mean that when effective, the first financial year will be for a fifteen month period (1 January 2018 to 31 March 2019), before reverting back to a twelve month financial year.

Amendment 2

The close off date for Life Member nominations is tied to the financial year end. Therefore the date needs to be changed from 31 December to 31 March

Proposed Resolution

10.2        Nominations:  Nominations for election as a Life Member must be made in writing by a Member, signed by the chairperson/secretary of the nominating Member, and received at the offices of the Zone by no later than 31 March preceding an Annual Meeting.

Amendment 3

The date for holding an Annual Meeting be extended from three to four months.

13.1        Annual Meetings:  The Zone must hold Annual Meetings of the Members once in each calendar year on a date to be fixed by the Board and which is within four (4) months of the end of each financial year of the Zone.

Yours faithfully

Rugby League Northland of NZRL inc.

Walter Wells Chairman

cc:  NZRL Board