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    VIC Rules in Club Constitution - Legal for Secretary to be Female?

    Hi, I have a question regarding a rule in a club constitution. Rule no 22.1. Except as otherwise provided in these rules, the secretary shall keep in his custody or under his control all books, documents and securities of the association. There are 2 more rules as well in our constitution that...
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    QLD Not for Profit Company Limited by Guarantee - Clause in Constitution?

    We have the following clause in our Not for Profit Constitution. We are a Company Limited by Guarantee. "The Board must at all times comprise a majority of persons who are considered to have a degree of responsibility to the community." Can anyone provide me information as to what this really...
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    Prosecuting a Politician - Write a Writ of Mandamus to AEC?

    First up a thank you to everyone who has put up with my past questions and helped me get where I am. I am trying to get a politician prosecuted for not complying with S44 of the Australian constitution. After an election two voters from the MPs electorate can go to the High Court, present a...
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    QLD Not for Profit Incorporated Associations - Voting Rights of Life Members?

    Can a life member who pays the dues also be an ordinary member? Under our constitution life members do not have voting rights while ordinary financial members do. The organisation is a NFP (Not for Profit) incorporated association. Further, if this member does not have voting rights, does this...
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    VIC Is Australian Citizenship at Birth Valid?

    Recent public discussion on Australian citizenship restricts to how aliens or children of aliens may acquire it, and whether government should have power to cease it on a discretionary decision. Less public is discussion on whether Parliament can define the rights and obligations of citizenship...
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    NSW Constitution - Public Company Limited By Guarantee - What Does It Mean?

    Last one for the RSL thing. The front of constitution booklet says, "corporations act 2001, a public company limited by guarantee and not having a share capital," does this mean it is a public place?
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    Getting Policies Written for Cooperative Legal/Law?

    HI I am one of the 10 Modern Internet Founders and I did my contribution to the design of this global network we use under the banner of Chronolabs which is a multifaceted cooperative who also has child companies in other countries. (You will find some support document of this here...
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    NSW Name and Address Improperly Addressed?

    I was back to the complementing bar staff when I got a copy of their constitution. One at the back are notices - as in postings - that they posted to me. It said, "properly addressed". Does this mean my name and address? They spelt my name wrong, so is this improperly addressed?
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    NSW Ownership of Database - NSW Association

    Hi I am on the management committee of an association registered in NSW. The previous coordinator has kept the ownership of the google group lists with no current committee member sharing ownership only management access. We have in our constitution that upon resignation committee members hand...
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    Homework Question - Company Directors and Amending Constitution at AGM

    Company directors called the AGM. All shareholders (G,M,E) did turn up. Director L put forward a resolution to members that the company constitution should be changed and the clause that guaranteed Director P a life time position as a research scientist should be removed. All shareholders voted...