The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 7
Section VIII.—Interpretation, Amendment of Rules, New Rules and Bye-laws
Section VIII.—Interpretation, Amendment of Rules, New Rules and Bye-laws.
51. In the event of any doubt or difficulty arising as to the meaning of any or either of these rules, or of the bye-laws, the Committee shall have power to decide the same.
52. No alteration or addition to the Rules of the Association shall be made, excepting by the concurrence of a majority of the members present at a special general meeting called for the purpose. Notice of such alteration to be posted in the Library at least fourteen days previous to the meeting, and to be inserted in the notice of such meeting. Provided nevertheless, that at the annual general meeting in the month of May, 1876, or at any adjournment thereof, the majority of the members present at such meeting or adjourned meeting may make any alteration or addition to the rules of the Association. Notice of any proposed alteration or addition shall be posted in the Library at least fourteen days previous to the day of meeting; but it shall not be necessary to advertise or give any notice of such meeting or adjourned meeting, or otherwise comply with the Rules regulating the convening of special general meetings, or the business to be transacted thereat.
53. All members shall be bound by these Rules or by any Bye-laws that may be hereafter made, in the same manner as if they had signed the same.