2017 Conference Motions

2017 Conference Motions

Charter Motions

Charter Motion 1 – Carried

Royal Charter amendment as follows:

Page 11, Rule 6  delete “but under 17”, and insert, “to their 18th Birthday”.

Ashton Under Lyne Branch (Greater Manchester)

 

Charter Motion 2 – Carried

Royal Charter amendment as follows:

“Women’s Section:  a formation established in accordance with Article 7, membership of which is open to women only. For administrative purposes within these Rules and Governing Regulations, references to County and/or District shall include the whole of the Women’s Section.”

Board of Trustees

 

Charter Motion 3 – Carried

Page 10, Rule 2, delete 2(a)(iii) and renumber 2(a)(iv) as 2(a)(iii). Rule 2(b), line 2, delete “3 to 6” and insert “3 to 5”

Page 10, Rule 5, delete in entirety, including the header and renumber subsequent Rules and cross references accordingly.

Board of Trustees

 

Charter Motion 4 – Carried

Page 10, Rule 4, after “subscriptions” insert “and members of the Women’s Section awarded Women’s Section Life Membership prior to 30 September 2016”

Board of Trustees

 

Charter Motion 5 – Carried

Page 16, Rule 35. Delete in entirety and insert new Rule 35:

“35. The membership fee paid by members of the Women’s Section shall be raised incrementally until parity with other Legion membership fees is achieved. Such parity will be achieved by 1 October 2019, following which Rule 34 applies equally to Women’s Section members.”

Board of Trustees