Constitution

  1. The Club shall be called Turkey Club UK
  2. The aim of Turkey Club shall be:
    1. Conserve and promote all standard breeds / varieties of turkey
    2. Promote the breeding and exhibition of turkeys
    3. Establish and maintain the Standards
    4. Promote classification of turkeys at shows
  3. The Club subscription must be fixed at an AGM.  The annual subscription shall be payable on 1st December.  Any members paying a subscription to join the Club after 1st  October will be eligible for 15 months .
  4. The Club shall be under the direction and management of a Committee, which shall consist of Chairman, Secretary / Treasurer and three Committee members.  Four members plus two officers present shall form a quorum.  All members of the Committee shall retire annually but shall be eligible for re-election.
  5. Twenty per cent of membership can call for an Extraordinary General Meeting within 14 days.
  6. In the event of a vacancy occurring in the Committee or the Officers, the Committee shall have the power to fill such a vacancy until the next Annual General Meeting.
  7. The Annual General Meeting shall be held during the Club Show, or another principal show, to receive the report of the Committee, to elect officers for the ensuing year and to transact any other business connected with the Club.  At such meetings only shall the Club rules be amended, or new rules introduced. Due notice of any changes shall have been sent to the members fourteen or more days before the date of the Annual General Meeting.
  8. Perpetual Challenge Cups shall only be open to members whose subscriptions are not in arrears.