1.0 Club Constitution
1.1 In these Articles:
“The G.A.A.” means the National Governing Organisation for
the preservation and promotion of Gaelic Games and pastimes, known as the Gaelic
“The Club” means the Club as set out in Article 2 hereof.
“The Official Guide” means the Official Guide of the G.A.A.
“Executive Committee” means Officers and ordinary Committee Members together.
“Secretary” means the Secretary for the time being, or any person appointed to perform
the duties of the Secretary of the Club.
“Real Property” means the property of the Club of an immovable nature, comprising
any Playing Pitches, Grounds or Buildings, whether of Leasehold or Freehold tenure,
with all Fixtures or Fittings attached thereto and used therewith.
“Personal Property” means the property of the Club of a
movable nature, comprising all Playing or Sporting equipment of the Club, as well as all
Stock in Trade and Money or other Assets of the Club not already classified as fixtures or
fittings on “Real Property”, as heretofore defined.
Words importing the singular number only, include the plural number and vice versa,
and words importing the masculine gender only, also include the feminine and vice versa.
2.1 The official Name of the Club shall be An Cumann Lúthchleas Gael Ceathrú Aodha Dhuibh
the English version of which shall be Carryduff G.A.A. Club.
3.1 The Object of the Club shall be the promotion of the aims of the G.A.A., as outlined in
the Official Guide.
3.2 The Membership, Income and Property of the Club shall be dedicated to and applied
solely towards the promotion of this object.
4.1 The Club Colours shall be purple and yellow
5.1 There shall be three types of membership of the Club:
5.1.1 FULL MEMBERSHIP may be granted to persons over 18 years (i.e. shall have
celebrated their 18th birthday prior to January 1st of the Membership Year) who
subscribe to and undertake to further the aims and objectives of the Club and the
Honorary Membership may be granted to persons Over 18 years, as defined
above, who have rendered exceptional service to the Club or the games or
activities of the G.A.A. An Honorary Member shall have the rights of a Full
Member, but shall be exempt from paying the Club’s Annual Membership Fee.
5.1.2 YOUTH MEMBERSHIP may be granted to persons Under 18 and Over 9 years (i.e.
shall celebrate their 18th birthday on January 1st of the Membership Year or on a
later date and shall have celebrated their 9th birthday prior to January 1st of the
Membership Year) who subscribe to and undertake to further the aims and
objectives of the Club and the G.A.A.
(Notes – Child Membership of the Association is for children Under 9 years i.e. shall
celebrate their 9th birthday on January 1st of the Membership Year or on a later
On expiration of a Child Membership of the Association, a person may apply for
Youth Membership of the Association only through a Club for which he is eligible
5.1.3 SOCIAL MEMBERSHIP may be granted to persons Over 18 years, as defined above,
who subscribe to and undertake to further the aims and objectives of the Club and
the G.A.A., but who do not seek full voting rights and rights to take part in the
administrative affairs of the Club or the G.A.A.
5.2 Full Members (including Honorary Members) and Youth Members of the Club will also
become Members of the G.A.A.
5.3 Once granted, Full Membership of the Club and the G.A.A. shall continue for life, and Youth
Membership shall continue to the end of the year in which the member celebrates his
eighteenth birthday, at which time his next membership payment will automatically be as a
Full Member, unless in either case the member has been expelled or his resignation in
writing has been accepted, in accordance with this Constitution and Rules or the Official
5.4 The rights of any member of the Club shall be conditional upon the member complying with
the provisions of this Constitution and the Official Guide, including payment of any annual
membership fee and levies
5.5 Such rights may be withheld, restricted or suspended in accordance with this Constitution
and the Official Guide.
5.6 An application for Full or Social Membership must be made in the manner prescribed by
Central Council and signed by the applicant. The application request must be submitted to
the Club Secretary.
5.7 An application for Youth Membership must be made in the manner prescribed by Central
Council and signed by the applicant and one of his parents/guardians. The prescribed
electronic Application Form may be completed by one of the Applicant’s parents or
Guardians and submitted to the Club Secretary, complete with accompanying electronic
payment for the prescribed fee.
5.8 An application for Child Membership must be made on the Prescribed Form and signed by
the applicant and one of his parents/guardians. Alternatively, a prescribed electronic
Application Form may be completed by one of the Applicant’s parents or Guardians and
submitted to the Club Secretary, complete with accompanying electronic payment for the
5.9 Applications for Full Membership shall be brought by the Club Secretary to a meeting(s) of
the Club Executive for approval. Applications for membership shall be approved by a simple
majority of the Executive Committee. In accordance with Rule 2.1(b) of the Official Guide,
membership of the Association shall only be granted by a club, to persons who subscribe to
and undertake to further the aims and objectives of the Gaelic Athletic Association, as
stated in the Official Guide. A list, in alphabetical order, of the names and addresses of all
club members shall be retained by the Club Secretary and/or kept safely on the club
premises. Only a full member who has satisfied the condition of Rule 4.1 of the Official
Guide may be nominated for or elected to any Elective Office referred to in the Official
5.9.1 Persons shall not be admitted to any of the privileges of Membership until after
their election by the procedures stated in this Article.
5.10 If and when the Application for Membership has been accepted by the Executive
Committee, the new Member’s particulars shall be submitted by the Club Registrar to the
Central Council, by the process of Electronic Registration, for Registration and allocation of a
personal membership number.
5.11 Disciplinary Powers and Procedures
5.11.1 The Executive Committee shall have the power to investigate and process matters
relating to alleged breaches of this Constitution or the Official Guide by Club
members in the same manner as a Competitions Control Committee or a
Management Committee in Chapter 7 of the Official Guide. It shall follow the
procedures set out in Rule 7.3 of the Official Guide. Where a Defending Party seeks
a Hearing, it shall be provided by the County Hearings Committee. There shall be
no appeal against a decision of Hearings Committee in relation to Disciplinary
Action initiated by the Executive Committee.
5.11.2 A penalty imposed by the Executive Committee applies within the Club only.
Where the Executive Committee decides to initiate Disciplinary Action and to
propose a penalty which would apply outside of the Club, the matter shall be
transferred to the County Management Committee or the County Competitions
Control Committee, as appropriate, for processing.
6.1 The Annual Subscription to be paid by members of the Club shall be determined by the
Executive Committee and ratified at the Annual General Meeting.
6.2 The determined Annual Subscription shall be payable on election and thereafter annually,
in advance of the date and in the manner decided by the Executive Committee. The date
set shall be a date prior to March 31st each year.
7.0 Executive Committee
7.1 The business and affairs of the Club shall be under the management of an Executive
Committee, and it shall be the controlling body of the Club.
7.2 The Executive Committee shall be comprised of the Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson,
Treasurer, Secretary, Assistant Secretary, Registrar, Officer for Irish Language and Culture,
Public Relations Officer, Children’s Officer, Coaching Officer, one Players’ Representative,
and at least five, but not more than ten other Full Members.
7.3 Nominations to serve on the Executive Committee shall be by any two Full Members
(which may include the nominee) whose membership fees are paid up to date in
accordance with Rule 6.2 and who are not suspended or disqualified under this
Constitution and Rules or the Official Guide.
7.4 The Executive Committee, shall be elected by the Full Members present, entitled to vote
and voting at the Annual General Meeting. Exceptions: The Children’s Officer, Coaching
Officer and the Officer for Irish Language and Culture, and the Players’ Representative,
who shall have participated as a player with the Club within the previous 48 weeks, shall
be appointed at the Annual General Meeting on the recommendation of the outgoing
7.4.1 The Players’ Representative shall be selected by the players prior to a date
appointed by the Executive Committee. In default of such a selection, the
Executive Committee shall select the Players’ Representative for
recommendation to the Annual General Meeting.
7.5 Only Full Members, whose Membership Fees are paid up to date in accordance with
Article 6.2 and who are not suspended or disqualified under this Constitution or Rules of
the Official Guide, shall be eligible for election to the Executive Committee.
7.6 The outgoing Executive Committee shall conduct the Annual General Meeting.
7.7 The Executive Committee shall hold office until the conclusion of the following Annual
7.8 The Executive Committee shall meet at least once each quarter, and four members
present shall constitute a quorum at a meeting of the Executive Committee.
7.9 The Chairperson, when present, shall preside over all meetings of the Executive
Committee; in his absence, the Vice Chairperson shall preside.
7.10 If both the Chairperson and the Vice-Chairperson are absent, the Committee shall appoint
a member present to preside at the Meeting.
7.11 The Secretary shall record the Minutes of each Meeting. If the Secretary is absent, the
Committee shall appoint a member present to record the Minutes.
7.12 The Minutes shall specify the date of the Meeting, those present, and a brief account of
the Meeting, and shall be read to the next Meeting.
7.13 Such Minutes, if agreed as being accurate or having been appropriately amended, shall be
signed by the Chairperson and Secretary, having been first proposed, seconded and
7.14 The Executive Committee shall have the sole right to appoint Sub-Committees and
Managers/Coaches/Selectors of teams as required.
7.15 The Executive Committee shall define the duties of such SubCommittees, and retain
control in all matters and activities which it considers of importance to the general welfare
of the Club, including the disposal of any funds in the hands of such SubCommittees.
7.16 The Executive Committee shall have power to nominate the Chairperson of such Sub
7.17 The Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson, Secretary and Treasurer of the Executive Committee
shall be ex- officio members of all SubCommittees.
7.18 The Executive Committee shall have power from time to time to make, alter and repeal all
such Regulations as they deem necessary, expedient or convenient for the proper conduct
and management of the Club, and in particular, but not exclusively, they may by such
Regulations set out:
(a) The terms and conditions upon which guests, children of members of the Club
and visitors shall be permitted to use the premises and property of the Club;
(b) The times of opening and closing the Pavilion Grounds and Premises of the Club,
or any part thereof;
(c) The conduct of members of the Club in relation to one another;
(d) The setting aside of the whole or any part or parts of the Club’s premises for
any particular time or times, or for any particular purpose or purposes subject
to the consent of Central Council;
(e) And generally all such matters as are commonly the subject matter of this
7.19 Motions to County Convention shall be submitted as per Rule 3.14 of the Official Guide.
7.20 The Executive Committee shall adopt such means as they deem sufficient, to bring to the
notice of members of the Club all such Regulations and all alterations and repeals.
7.21 All such Regulations so long as they shall be in force, shall be binding upon all members of
the Club, provided nevertheless that no Regulations shall be inconsistent with or shall
affect or repeal anything contained in this Constitution and Rules or the Official Guide,
and that any Regulations may be set aside by a special resolution of a General Meeting of
7.22 Each Full Member shall have the right to be heard by the Executive Committee upon any
complaint or representation sent by him, in writing, to the Secretary.
7.23 A Special meeting of the Executive Committee may be called:
(a) by the Secretary or
(b) by the Secretary, for a date not more than seven days from the date of the
receipt by him of a requisition duly signed by four members of the Executive
(c) Such requisition shall set out the purpose for which the special meeting is
7.24 Any Member of the Executive Committee who shall have absented himself from three
consecutive meetings, without reasonable explanation, shall be deemed to have resigned
from the Executive Committee.
7.25 Should any Member of the Executive Committee resign, be deemed to have resigned, or
his position otherwise lapse, the remaining members of the Executive Committee shall, at
their discretion, have the power to fill the vacancy, by co-opting a replacement from the
body of the Full Membership.
7.26 The service of any Member so co-opted on to the Executive Committee shall not be
reckoned in calculating the length of service of such Member, if subsequently elected to
serve on the Executive Committee.
8.0 General Meetings
8.1 The Club shall in each year hold a general meeting as its Annual General Meeting, in
addition to any other General Meetings in that year, and shall specify the meeting as such
in the notice calling it.
8.2 All General Meetings, other than Annual General Meetings, shall be called Special General
8.3 An Annual General Meeting shall be held at such time as shall be decided upon by the
Executive Committee. The Annual General Meeting shall not be held later than 30th
November without the prior approval of the County Committee.
8.4 The following business shall be transacted at the Annual General Meeting:
(a) Adoption of Standing Orders.
(b) Minutes of previous Annual General Meeting.
(c) Consideration of the Annual Report submitted by the Secretary.
(d) Consideration of the Financial Statements including the Report of the
Accountant(s) or Auditor(s).
(e) The Chairperson’s Address.
(f) Election of Officers and Members of the Executive Committee.
(g) Notices of Motion.
(h) Other Business
Note: “Other Business” does not include the appointment of Managers/Coaches/Selectors
of teams which is the business of the Executive Committee of the Club.
8.5 The Annual General meeting of the Club shall be called in the following manner:
8.5.1 The Executive Committee shall decide upon a date, time and place for the
meeting, allowing adequate time to meet the time limits set out hereunder.
8.5.2 Once the date of the Annual General Meeting has been fixed, the Secretary shall
give at least twenty-one days notice in writing, electronically and/or otherwise,
to the members of such date, at the same time inviting nominations for election
to the Executive Committee for the following year and motions for consideration
at the Annual General meeting, also specifying that such nominations and
motions shall be received by the Secretary by a date not less than fourteen days
prior to the date fixed for the meeting.
8.5.3 The Secretary shall then, on or after the date specified for return to the
secretary of such Nominations and Motions, but so as to give the members
seven days clear notice before the meeting, circulate, electronically and/or
otherwise, to the members the following documentation:
(a) Copy of the Agenda for the meeting.
(b) Copy of the Annual Report of the Secretary.
(c) Copy of the Financial Statements, including the Report of the
Accountant(s) or Auditor(s)
(d) Details of the Nominations for election to the Executive Committee.
(e) Copies of any motions for consideration at the meeting.
8.6 In the event of the number of Nominees for any particular Executive Committee
position being equal to or less than the number of positions to be filled, such Nominees
shall be declared elected, and any positions left unfilled, due to the lack of Nominees
or Nominees withdrawing, shall be filled by the new Executive Committee, as soon as
practical after the Annual General Meeting.
8.7 A Special General Meeting may be called by the Executive Committee at any time,
provided ten days clear notice, in writing, shall be given to the members, specifying the
purpose of such Special General Meeting
8.8 The Executive Committee shall call a Special General Meeting for a date not more than
twenty one days from the receipt by the Executive Committee of a requisition, in
writing, signed by twelve members of the Club, and ten clear days notice, in writing,
shall be given to the Members.
8.8.1 Such Requisitions by members of the Club shall set out the purpose for which
the Special General Meeting is required, and shall be lodged with the Secretary.
8.8.2 If the Special General Meeting is not called for a date within the twenty one
days stipulated, then the Requisitoners may themselves convene a Special
General Meeting. If requested, the County Secretary shall assist the
Requisitioners in convening the Special General Meeting.
8.9 No other business, outside that specified in the Notice, shall be transacted at a Special
8.10 No business shall be transacted at any General Meeting unless a quorum of members is
present at the time when the meeting proceeds to business. Save as herein otherwise
provided, fifteen per cent of Full Members eligible to vote shall be a quorum at a General
Meeting, subject to a minimum of 15 members being present.
8.11 If within half an hour after the time appointed for a General Meeting, a quorum of
members is not present, the meeting if convened on the requisition of members shall be
dissolved; in any other case it shall stand adjourned and be rearranged at a date and
time to be decided by the Executive Committee, provided the reconvened meeting takes
place within 14 days of the original meeting; and if at the reconvened meeting a quorum
of members is not present within half an hour after the time appointed for the meeting,
the members then present shall be a quorum.
8.12 The Chairperson, and failing him the Vice-Chairperson, shall preside as Chairperson at
every General Meeting of the Club.
8.13 If there is no such Chairperson, or if at any meeting he is not present within thirty
minutes after the time appointed for the holding of the meeting, the members then
present shall choose someone of their number who is a member of the Executive
Committee to be Chairperson of the meeting, and if there shall be no Member of the
Executive Committee present, then the members shall elect any one of their number to
be Chairperson of the Meeting.
8.14 The Chairperson may, with the consent of the meeting, adjourn the meeting from time
to time and from place to place, but no business shall be transacted at any reconvened
meeting other than the business left unfinished at the meeting from which the
adjournment took place.
8.15 Failure to comply strictly with the time limits set out in this Constitution and Rules or the
non receipt of Notice of a Meeting by any persons entitled to receive notice shall not
invalidate the proceedings at that meeting, but shall entitle the majority of members
present to seek and be granted an adjournment of the meeting to such date by which
they would be given an adequate time to be furnished with and consider the contents of
any relevant documentation.
9.1 Only Full Members, whose membership fees are paid up to date in accordance with Rule
6.2, and who are not suspended or disqualified under this Constitution and Rules or the
Official Guide, shall be eligible to vote at a General Meeting. The onus shall be on the
member to prove that he has paid his subscription.
9.2 A Chairperson of a General Meeting, Executive Committee meeting or any SubCommittee meeting shall, in the event of a tie, whether on a show of hands or on a
ballot, have a casting vote in addition to his vote as a member, irrespective of whether
or not he had originally voted on the issue, other than for the election to any position,
when the outcome in the event of a tie shall be decided by lot. The first person chosen
shall be deemed the winner of the tie.
9.3 At any General Meeting a resolution put to the vote of the meeting shall be decided on a
show of hands, unless, before or on the declaration of the result of the show of hands, a
ballot is demanded:
(a) by the Chairperson
(b) by at least five members present and entitled to vote.
9.4 Unless a ballot is so demanded, a declaration by the Chairperson that a resolution has on
the show of hands been carried, or carried unanimously, or by a particular majority, or
lost, shall be final, and an entry to that effect in the book containing the minutes of
proceedings of the Club shall be conclusive evidence of the fact, without proof of the
number or proportion of the votes in favour of or against such resolution.
9.5 If a ballot is so demanded, the same shall be taken in such manner as the Chairperson
directs, and the result of the ballot shall be deemed to be the decision of the meeting at
which the ballot was demanded.
9.6 A Secret Ballot shall be carried out to decide the result of any contest for any elective
10.0 Assets and Trustees
10.1 All property owned by a Club is held upon Trust for the benefit of the Club concerned.
The Trust is subject to and governed by the provisions of the Official Guide and the Code
on Trusts of Property, both as amended from time to time. All such property shall be
vested in the Corporate Trustee and/or a number of full members as Trustees.
10.2 The powers of the Club in relation to Real, Personal and Intellectual Property are set out in
Rule 5.2 of the Official Guide.
10.3 The powers of the Trustees are set out in the Code in relation to Trusts of Property
adopted by Central Council in accordance with Rule 5.3 (c) of the Official Guide.
11.0 Books and Accounts
11.1 The Executive Committee shall open an Account (or additional Accounts that are approved
by the Club Executive) with an approved Financial Institution on behalf of the Club, and all
cheques and or electronic transfers authorised in writing drawn on the said account shall
be signed by the Treasurer and countersigned by one of either the Chairperson or
Secretary. Only the Executive Committee may open account(s) on behalf of the club.
11.2 The Executive Committee shall cause proper Books of Account to be kept in respect of:
(a) All sums of money received and expended by the Club, and the matters in
respect of which such receipts and expenditures take place; and
(b) All Sales and Purchases of goods by the Club; and
(c) The Assets and Liabilities of the Club.
11.3 The Books of Account shall be kept at such place or places as the Executive Committee shall
think fit, and shall at all reasonable times be open to the inspection of the members of the
11.4 The Executive Committee shall from time to time determine whether and to what extent
and at what times and places, and under what conditions and regulations, the Accounts and
Books of the Club, or any of them shall be open to the inspection of Full Members of the
Club not being an Executive Committee member, and no member (not being an Executive
Committee Member) shall have any right of inspection of any Account or Book or Document
of the Club except as authorised by the Executive Committee.
11.5 An independent suitably qualified Person or Persons shall be appointed as Accountant(s) or
as Auditor(s) to report on the Accounts/Financial Statements of the Club for presentation at
the Annual General Meeting. If deemed appropriate by the Executive Committee of the Club
the Accounts/Financial Statements shall be audited. A copy of the Accounts/Financial
Statements, as adopted and approved, shall be submitted to the County Committee within
four weeks of the date of the Annual General Meeting.
11.6 The Books and Accounts of the Club shall be presented to such Accountant(s) or Auditor(s)
by the Committee in sufficient time to enable the Report of such Accountant(s) or
Auditor(s) to be available and considered at the Annual General Meeting of the Club.
11.7 The Financial Statements shall be approved by the Executive Committee, and signed by
two of three Officers – Chairperson, Secretary, Treasurer – on behalf of the Executive
11.8 The Executive Committee shall cause to be prepared and laid before the Annual General
Meeting an Account of Income and Expenditure and a Balance Sheet made up to a date not
more than six months before such meeting.
11.9 All Books of Account, including all documents, vouchers, statements and notes, as well as
all minute books, notes of meetings, original and copy correspondence and all such
documents are the property of the Club, and no person shall have any personal title to or
interest in such documents to the exclusion of the Club.
11.10 The end of the Club Financial year shall be September 30th.
11.11 Similar provisions to the above shall apply to Clubs entitled to and availing of the
provisions of Article 15 below.
12.0 Income and Property
12.1 No portion of the Income and Property of the Club shall be paid or transferred directly or
indirectly by way of profit, dividend, bonus or otherwise howsoever to the Members of
12.2 No Officer shall be appointed to any Office within the Club paid by salary or fees, or
receive any remuneration or other benefit in money or money’s worth from the Club in
respect of such Office, provided however nothing shall prevent any payment in good faith
by the Club of:
(a) reasonable and proper remuneration to any Member or Officer of the Club
for any services rendered to the Club (other than as an Officer);
(b) reasonable and proper remuneration to any company of which a Member or
Officer of the Club is a director or shareholder, for any services rendered to the
(c) interest at a rate not exceeding 5% per annum on money lent by Officers or
other Members of the Club to the Club;
(d) reasonable and proper rent for premises demised and let by Officers or other
Members of the Club (including any Officer) to the Club;
(e) reasonable and proper out of pocket expenses incurred by any Officer in
connection with their attendance to any matter affecting the Club;
(f) fees, remuneration or other benefit in money or money’s worth to any Company
of which an Officer may be a member, holding not more than one hundredth
part of the issued capital of such Company.
13.0 Winding Up
13.1 A resolution to Wind Up a Club shall be passed only at a General Meeting, specially
summoned for the purpose of such resolution, if supported by not less than three-fourths
of those present, entitled to vote and voting.
13.2 Any decision to Wind Up a Club shall be subject to the approval of the County Committee.
13.3 If upon such Winding Up, there remains, after the satisfaction of all its debts and liabilities,
any property whatever, the same shall not be paid or distributed amongst the members,
but the Trustees shall continue to hold same in trust for the appropriate County
Committee of the G.A.A., to be used or disposed of as such County Committee shall direct,
but shall in no instance pay or distribute such property amongst Officers, Members or
Employees of the Club.
14.0 Additions to and Amendments of Articles
14.1 Additions to and Amendments of this Constitution may be made at an Annual General
Meeting or at a Special General Meeting called for that purpose, providing that the
Resolution proposing same is carried by a vote of three-fifths of the members present,
entitled to vote and voting, that same do not conflict with the Official Guide, and that
approval is given by the County Management Committee for the change(s).
14.2 Members wishing to propose Additions to or Amendments of this Constitution must
send notice of the proposed Additions or Amendments in writing to the Secretary not
later than fourteen days before the Annual General Meeting, or Special General
Meeting as provided by Article 8.7 hereof.
14.3 Where appropriate, no Addition or Amendments shall be made to or in the provisions of
the Main Object(s) (3), Income and Property (12) and the Winding-Up (13) Clauses in
this Constitution for the time being in force, unless the same shall have been previously
approved, in writing, by the relevant statutory authorities.
15.0 Large City or Urban Clubs
15.1 A large City or Urban Club with major commercial and property interests may have a Club
Committee Structure at variance from the standard structures outlined in this
Constitution, to ensure proper organisation and governance of its commercial, property
and allied financial activities. Such structure shall be subject to Club General Meetings of
Full Members in-
(a) The Appointment of Committee Members who have responsibility for
commercial property and allied financial activities.
(b) The submission for approval of Annual Reports.
(c) Like provisions of Article 11 above being applicable, including Annual Financial
Audited Accounts of the commercial, property and allied financial activities
being prepared and laid before an Annual General Meeting.
(d) The provisions of Articles 10 (and specifically of section 10.9) and 12, of this
Constitution being complied with.
A Club Structure, as envisaged by this Article, shall have the approval of the County
Management Committee in advance of it being implemented.
16.0 Compliance with Provisions of Official Guide
16.1 This Constitution shall be read in conjunction with and subject to the Official Guide.
17.0 Interpretation of Club Constitution and Rules
17.1 A Club’s General Meeting of members may appoint a Committee with the sole
responsibility for the Interpretation of the Club’s Constitution (with the exception of
Articles 5.11.1 and 5.11.2) and of any bye-laws and regulations made herein. It shall be
named – “The Club’s Interpretation of Club Constitution Committee”
If the absence of the appointment by a General Meeting of members of an Interpretation
of Club Constitution Committee, the Executive Committee shall by default have this
A decision of the Interpretation of Club Constitution Committee or the Executive
Committee, as applicable, upon any question of interpretation, or upon any matter
affecting the Club and not provided for, shall be final and binding on the members,
subject to appeal to the Hearings Committee of the County Committee in accordance
with the provisions of Rule 5.11.1. Beyond this, a member, or the club may exercise its
right in accordance with Rule 7.13 of the Official Guide.
18.1 A Notice may be given by the Club to any Member in accordance with Rule 4.6 of the
18.2 The failure to give notice of any meeting or the non-receipt of notice of a meeting by any
person entitled to receive notice shall not invalidate the proceedings at that meeting.
18.3 This Constitution shall be taken as an amendment of and in substitution for any existing
Constitution of Carryduff GAA Club as of 30th November 2022 (at the AGM).