Commentary

16 Knowledge of the rules

CLUBS vol 7
| Commentary

16 Knowledge of the rules

| Commentary

16 Knowledge of the rules

Because the rules are part of the contract of membership, it follows that the basic principles of contract relating to the consensus between the parties apply so as to require knowledge of the rules by the member. Actual knowledge, however, is not necessary because in certain circumstances it may be presumed as a matter of law.

It is, of course, desirable for every member to be supplied with a copy of the rules on joining the club but, subject to certain qualifications relating to friendly societies and working men’s clubs1, such a supply

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