Commentary

V2.112 Clubs, associations and organisations

Part V2 Registration – deregistration

V2.112 Clubs, associations and organisations

V2.112 Clubs, associations and organisations

Clubs, associations and organisations are collectively referred to in this paragraph as 'clubs' for the sake of brevity. The legislation refers to 'a club, association or organisation the affairs of which are managed by its members or a committee or committees of its members'1. The organisational structure of some clubs can give rise to a number of problems, several of which are set out below.

Determining the activity groups to include in a club's registration

Where, for example, the premises of an unincorporated association are vested in trustees, their upkeep is the responsibility of the club committee, and they are used by a number of activity groups which have ill-defined links with the club, it is necessary to determine whether the club registration is restricted to the club's activities, or whether it extends to those carried on by the activity groups. This must necessarily depend upon the exact relationship between the various bodies. In Old Parkonians, the tribunal2 extracted the following pointers

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