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Ashton and Reid on Clubs and Associations Second edition

This fully updated new edition covers important new case-law and recent developments.

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Published: April 15, 2016
ISBN/ISSN: 9781846612510

Product description

Why should you buy Ashton and Reid on Clubs and Associations Second edition

The diverse activities of clubs, societies and associations present numerous questions for those advising these bodies, with problems ranging from constitutional matters to the field of equality and anti-discrimination regulation. The legal issues can span the interpretation of rules, expulsion procedures, company law, alcohol licensing, the promotion of lotteries, property law, employment, taxation and litigation.

Ashton & Reid on Clubs and Associations is the definitive guide to the legal framework in which such bodies operate, bringing together the various strands to provide practical legal advice in one convenient source for these bodies and their legal advisors.

The new edition has been fully updated to cover recent case-law and the coming into force of much new legislation, including:

  • Companies Act 2006
  • Charities Act 2006
  • Gambling Act 2005
  • Co-operative and Community Societies and Credit Unions Act 2010
  • Equality Act 2010

In addition, the work includes a full set of model rules for members? clubs, the 2008 model company articles of association and other useful material in the appendices.


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Table of contents

Formation and Dissolution of the Club
Formation of the club
The club's constitution or rules
Dissolution of the club
Internal Relationships: The Club and its Members
Admission into the club
Management of the club's affairs
Meetings of club members
Cessation and curtailment of membership
Ownership of the club's property
Supply and sale of alcohol by the club
Entertainment provided by the club
Gaming and lotteries run by the club
External Relationships: The Club and Third Parties
The club's civil liability to third parties
TortsLandlord and tenant relationships involving the club
The club's employment of third parties
The club's responsibility for crime
Third party challenges to the club's decisions
The club's liability for tax and non-domestic rates
The Club as a Party in Civil Proceedings
The club's involvement in civil proceedings
Selected statutory provisions
Model articles of association 2008
Model rules for members' clubs
Specimen notice of meeting and agenda
Specimen minutes of meeting
Tax table re sports clubs