Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting - 1 / Oct / 2015

 

Notice is hereby given to all Financial Members that an Extraordinary General Meeting of the

BROTHERS RUGBY CLUB Inc.

Is to be held in the Jacaranda Room,

Crosby Park, Crosby Road, Albion on

Thursday 15 October 2015 at 6:00pm

 

Agenda

To consider and if thought fit, to pass the following resolutions to amend the Brothers Rugby Club Inc. Constitution, as an ordinary resolution:

Item No.1: Election of a Life Member:

For the financial members of Brothers Rugby Club Inc to vote on the nomination of James Henry WINDSOR to be inducted as a Life Member of Brothers Rugby Club Inc.

Voting on the Election of a Life Member:

To be successful it requires a yes vote by way of a show of hands from a simple majority of the financial members who attend the meeting.

Item No.2: Election of a Life Member:

For the financial members of Brothers Rugby Club Inc to vote on the nomination of James Edward Forrest FRAYNE to be inducted as a Life Member of Brothers Rugby Club Inc.

Voting on the Election of a Life Member:

To be successful it requires a yes vote by way of a show of hands from a simple majority of the financial members who attend the meeting.

Item No.3: Ratify extension of the financial year

Resolution: For the finanicial members of Brothers Rugby Club Inc to agree to the extension of the Financial year of Brothers Rugby Club Inc from 30 September 2015 to 31 October 2015. 

Explanation: To facilitate the planned amalgamation of Brothers Rugby Club Inc. and Brothers Junior Rugby Union Club Inc. on 31 October 2015 and the transfer of all assets and liabilities to a new entity on 1 November 2015, required the extension of the financial year of Brothers Rugby Club Inc. to 31 October 2015 from the applicable date of 30 September 2015.  This avoids having to prepare audited financial statments at 30 September 2015 and 31 October 2015.  If the resolution is passed audited financial statements at 31 October only will be required and the will form the basis for the transfer of assets and liabilities to the new entity.

Item No.4: Agree to amalgamate Brothers Rugby Club Inc. with Brothers Junior Rugby Union Club Inc. on 1 November 2015 and transfer assets and liabilities of that incorporated association to new incorporated association, Brothers Rugby Club Inc.

Resolution: For the financial members of Brothers Rugby Club Inc. to agree to amalgamate the assets and liabilities and the operations undertakings and agreements with those of Brothers Junior Rugby Union Club Inc. on 1 November 2015 and to seek permission of the Chief Executive of the Queensland Office of Fair Trading, as the Government Office that administers the Incorporated Associations Act 1981, for the amalgamation of the two entities and the formation of a new incorporated association to be known as Brothers Rugby Club Inc. for that purpose. 

Explanation:The Incorporated Associations Act 1981, Division 2 Amalagmations of Incorporated Associations, Section 80 allows for the amalgamation of the operations of the two clubs through the transfer of assets and liabilities, to form a new incorporated association, and the cancellation of the amalgamating incorporated associations. 

Item No.5: Agree to adopt the Common Rules (Constitution) for the newly incorporated Brothers Rugby Club Inc.

Resolution: For the Financial Members of Brothers Rugby Club Inc to agree to adopt the Common Rules, as presented, as the Rules for the new incorporated association, Brothers Rugby Club Inc.

Explanation: The new entity needs to adopt new rules that reflevct the Rules of the amalgamated entities and ensures the rights of members of the amalgamating entities are reflected in the new Rules.

Item No.6: Appointed person nomination

Resolution:For the Financial members of Brothers Rugby Club Inc to agree to the nomination of J Frayne, President of Brothers Rugby Club Inc at 31 October 2015, to act as the appointed person under Section 82 of the Incorpotated Associations Act 1981

Explanation:   Section 82 of Division 2 Amalgamation of Incorporated Associations requires members of the amalgamating Incorporated Associations to appoint a person to make application for permission to amalgamate the two entities.  The President of Brothers Rugby Club Inc at 31 October 2015 is nominated to be the appointed person.


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By order of the Brothers Rugby Club Management Committee.

1 October 2015

ANTHONY MCDERMOTT

Hon. Secretary

Brothers Rugby Club Inc.