LEYLAND P76 OWNERS CLUB N.S.W. Inc
Original written 1981
Revised June 2005
Revised October 2007
Revised April 2015
Revised May 2015
Revised August 2015
“The Leyland P76 Owners Club” and such name shall not be changed without the concurrence of 75% of the financial members present at a General or Special Meeting, provided that 21 days’ notice is given of that meeting.
The Committee shall have the power to authorise abbreviations for use on plaques, medals or badges as necessary.
This “club” will be taken to mean the “The Leyland P76 Owners Club Inc” and the masculine shall be taken to include the feminine and vice versa.
a. To promote the Leyland P76 and Force 7 vehicles.
b. To maintain a continuing supply of replacement parts for these vehicles.
c. To publish a regular newsletter which will be of the greatest technical interest to owners of these vehicles.
d. To provide a common medium through which members can exchange information easily.
e. To organise social activities linked with these vehicles for the enjoyment and benefit of members and families.
f. To affiliate with the Motorsport Australia Ltd and abide by its rules and constitution and those of the FIA.
g. To try and keep at the Club’s fingertips current information on parts availability Australia wide.
h. To foster and promote competition events involving P76s.
i. To be a non-profit organisation.
j. To register with the NSW Roads & Maritime Services or equivalent government body for the purpose of enabling members to register their cars on Conditional/Historic Registration.
Open to any person who is interested in the furtherance of the objectives of the Club and is the owner of a Leyland P76 bodied vehicle (including Force 7) or a non P76 owner with the provision that the Club retains at least 2/3rds of members who are current owners of P76 vehicles.
Any people whose subscriptions are not in arrears may resign by writing to the Secretary. All remaining subscription is forfeited.
GOVERNMENT OF CLUB
A General Committee will be responsible for the management of the Club, made up of an Executive Committee which shall consist of:-
And General Committee Members as required.
There must be a quorum of 4 Committee Members before any Committee Meeting of the Club can be conducted. The Committee shall have management, policy and financial powers. They will hold office for twelve months. The elections will be conducted at the Annual General Meeting. All officers are eligible for re-election. An officer must be a financial member.
DUTIES OF OFFICERS
Duties and responsibilities of various Committee positions are outlined in the Club’s Committee Handbook.
All officers must be nominated and seconded for election by a financial member. In the event of more than one person being nominated to any one position an election must be conducted to allocate that office.
RULES FOR COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Failure of a Committee Member to attend three consecutive meetings without notification of leave will be considered to have resigned from the Committee.
The Committee has total control of all monies and properties within the following guidelines –
a. For expenditure greater than $500.00 but less than $2,000.00 a majority of Committee Members including at least 3 Executive Committee Members, must agree.
b. For expenditure greater than $2,000.00 a majority vote at a General or Special meeting is required. Each financial member has only one vote and proxies are not permitted.
General Meetings will be held monthly unless otherwise notified, with the Annual General Meeting being held in conjunction with the General Meeting held in August. Special Meetings may be conducted with at least 21 days’ notice required where Constitution or policy changes are contemplated. Proxy Votes and Postal Ballots are not accepted.
The fees for full membership are set by the A.G.M. and take effect from the 1st July of that year. All members’ fees expire on the 30th June and are due on the 1st July. Any Member who joins at any other time shall be liable for fees to be paid on a prorata monthly basis. Failure to pay within 30 days will cause the Treasurer to write giving 14 days notice to pay or the member will be deemed to have resigned.
Bank accounts will be opened in the name of the Club with the following Office Bearers as signatories – President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary, with any two to sign.
CLUB PROPERTY AND ASSETS
The Treasurer shall keep accurate records of any property or assets held by the Club.
ALTERATION TO THE CONSTITUTION
For any alteration to the Constitution a Special Meeting is to be held of which 21 days’ notice is to be given or at the Annual General Meeting. For any alteration to the Constitution of this Club a 75% majority of financial members in attendance must be achieved.
HISTORIC VEHICLE REGISTRATION
Refer to Leyland P76 Owners Club NSW HCRS Sub-Rules