The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 84
1. The membership of the Victorian Branch of the Imperial Federation League is open to any British subject who accepts its principles and pays a yearly registration fee of one shilling; but donations and subscriptions are invited for the transaction of local business in printing, advertising, holding meetings, delivery of lectures, and otherwise in propagating the principles of the League.page break
2. The affairs of the Branch League shall be conducted by a General Council, to be elected by the members at the first Annual Meeting, and who shall act through an Executive Committee, to be appointed by such General Council. Local sections will be empowered to appoint representatives to act upon the General Council—one for every twenty members enrolled.
3. Until such appointment shall have been made, the gentlemen named as the Provisional Committee at the meeting of 5th June, 1885, shall act as and be the Executive Committee of the Branch League.
4. The General Council shall likewise have power to appoint a President, Vice-Presidents, Treasurer, and such other officers as it may deem necessary.
British subjects throughout the colonies, who sympathise with the cause of Imperial Federation, are invited to enrol themselves as members of the League, and to give all the assistance in their power towards ensuring its success.
All communications should be made to the Honorary Secretary of the
Victorian Branch of the Imperial Federation League, Town Hall, Melbourne.
It is to be observed that the Annual Registration Fee has been fixed at the small sum of One Shilling, to admit of all classes of the community entering the League. The Victorian Branch of the Imperial Federation League therefore relies on voluntary aid. and it will thankfully receive special Donations and Annual Subscriptions from its supporters.