Christians on the Internet
Constitution

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1. NAME

2. AIM

3. OBJECTS

4. POWERS

5. MEMBERSHIP

Membership is open, on an individual basis, irrespective of gender, sexual orientation, nationality, race, colour, disability or political affiliation to all residents of the British Isles who are members of any Church or Church-affiliated organisation which is a member of Churches Together in Britain and Ireland, or otherwise at the discretion of the Executive.

Membership shall be of three kinds:

  1. Full Membership
    Individuals who maintain an email address accessible from the Internet, who subscribe to the aim of the Association, who have completed a Membership Application, and paid such membership fee as the Executive shall from time to time determine.
  2. Associate Membership
    Individuals who do not maintain an email address accessible from the Internet, but who subscribe to the aim of the Association, who have completed a Membership Application and paid such membership fee as the Executive shall from time to time determine.
  3. Honorary Membership
    Individuals who, in the opinion of the Executive, shall merit being invited to join the Association.

Full members only shall be entered on the Electoral Roll of the Association. Only those on the Electoral Roll are eligible to vote at General Meetings, and on such issues as are referred to the membership by the Executive. The Electoral Roll will be reviewed on an annual basis, not more than 28 days nor less than 14 days before the Annual General Meeting, and will be available for inspection by any full member.

6. CONDUCT OF MEMBERS

7. CONDUCT OF BUSINESS

8. ELECTED MEMBERS OF THE EXECUTIVE

9. EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS OF EXECUTIVE

10. CO-OPTED MEMBERS OF THE EXECUTIVE

11. CASUAL VACANCIES

12. NOMINATIONS FOR ELECTION

GENERAL MEETINGS

13. ANNUAL GENERAL MEETINGS

14. SPECIAL GENERAL MEETINGS

15. QUORUM AT MEETINGS

THE EXECUTIVE

16. EXECUTIVE MEETINGS

17. VOTING AT EXECUTIVE MEETINGS

18. SUB-COMMITTEES

DUTIES OF OFFICERS

19. THE CHAIR

20. THE TREASURER

21. THE SECRETARY

22. REPRESENTATION ON OTHER BODIES

23. ALTERATION TO THE CONSTITUTION

24. DISSOLUTION

25. INTERPRETATION

This Constitution was adopted at a meeting on the 4th November 1995 at Betjeman House, Cambridge. Amended 2001.