The Scots' Society of St Andrew, Bedford

Promoting Scottish culture, customs and traditions in and around Bedford

Special Notice



Notice is hereby given, that in the event there are insufficient nominations for office bearers received prior to the commencement of the AGM, such that any committee at Item 9 on the agenda, below, IS NOT QUORATE, then in accordance with Rule 18 of the Society’s Constitution the following shall apply:


At Agenda item 1, the chair shall declare:


As the AGM shall be unable to conduct business beyond Item 9 of the agenda, the AGM shall be suspended and an Extraordinary General Meeting shall be held forthwith with a single agenda item: To consider a motion to dissolve the Society and this motion shall be considered by those present, in accordance with the requirements of Rule 18 of the Society’s Constitution:



18. In the event of the dissolution of the Society, a resolution to dissolve the Society shall be proposed only at an Extraordinary General Meeting. Such a proposal shall be passed if carried by a majority of at least three quarters of the members present and voting or, if by the end of the Extraordinary General Meeting the number of members on the committee are such that they are unable to form a quorum and that provided that members present have been given an opportunity to nominate and vote for members to join the committee at that Extraordinary General Meeting, then the Society shall be dissolved. The dissolution shall take effect from the date of the resolution and the Society’s officials shall be responsible for the winding-up of assets and liabilities of the Society. Any property remaining on dissolution and winding-up of the Society, after discharge of debts and liabilities of the Society, shall be paid to a charity nominated at the Extraordinary General Meeting called to dissolve the Society.