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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 7

Nomination and Admission of Members

Nomination and Admission of Members


No one shall be eligible for election to Membership unless he

Qualification for Membership, and Annual Subscription

shall be the holder of at least one share in the "Canterbury Club Company, Limited"; and the annual subscription shall be Three Guineas, payable in advance, on the first day of August in each year.
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Members elected by Ballot

Members shall be elected by a general ballot. Each Candidate for admission must be proposed by one member and seconded by

Nomination of Candidates

another, in their own handwriting, in a book kept for that purpose, and a list of the names, occupation, or profession, and address of each candidate, with the names of the proposer and seconder, must be exhibited in one of the public rooms of the Club, twenty- one days preceding the day of ballot, and be dated and signed by the Steward.


Mode of Ballot

The ballot shall take place between 2 and 5 p.m., on the first Tuesday of every month, during which time the ballot shall be kept open in the presence of the Steward and one member of Committee. No ballot shall be valid unless 25 Members actually vote. One black ball in five shall exclude.


Notification of Election by Secretary

On the admission of each new Member, the Steward shall notify it to him, furnishing him at the same time with a copy of the Rules, and shall request him to remit the amount of his Subscription; on payment of which he shall be enrolled in the books of the Club, being thereby entitled to its privileges and also subject to its Rules.