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Monday, 4 December 2006

DWex Constitution

Dingwall Wildlife Explorers

Constitution

  1. The Group will be called Dingwall Wildlife Explorers
  2. The aim of the group will be: 'To explore the flora, fauna and wildlife habitats of Dingwall and surrounding areas, raising awareness amongst the members of conservation and ecological issues.
  3. Membership of the Group will be open to anyone aged 7-11.
  4. The Group will hold regular, publicised open meetings, which any member will be entitled to attend.
  5. Such officers will be appointed as are required to administer the running of the Group including a chairperson, a treasurer and a secretary. Simple consensus at ordinary meetings can elect officers.
  6. Accounts will be kept by the treasurer, submitted to, and approved by an Annual General Meeting.
  7. The Group will set up a suitable banking account and will elect authorised signatories.
  8. The Group will work closely with Dingwall Primary School and the RSPB.
  9. This constitution may be altered by simple consensus amongst office bearers, leaders and helpers.
  10. All leaders and helpers in childcare positions will be required to apply for a basic disclosure. Childcare interpretation is per the Protection of Children (Scotland) Act 2003 (OPSI/HMSO) - Schedule 2 – the definition of child care positions.
  11. The group has taken and will continue to take all necessary steps to ensure that its meetings, events and socials are accessible to all, irrespective of any disability.
  12. The group has ensured and will continue to ensure that it complies with any relevant data protection legislation.
  13. The group believes that discrimination or harassment, direct or indirect, based on a person's gender, age, race, skin colour, nationality, religious belief, socio-economic background, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, family situation, domestic responsibilities or any other irrelevant distinction, is detrimental to the ethos of the group and wider society, and will not be tolerated.

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