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Farringdon Village Hall Constitution

Navigating our Charity Commission Constitution document

Pages 1 -7. What is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation

Page 8  onwards. The Farringdon Village Hall Constitution

Clauses 1 -5:  The object of the charity and operation

Clause 6: Benefits and payments to charity trustees and connected persons

Clause 7: Conflicts of interest and conflicts of loyalty (Trustees) 

Clause 8: Liability of members to contribute to the assets of the CIO if it is wound up

Clause 9: Membership of the CIO

Clause 10: Members’ decisions

Clause 11: General meetings of members

Clause 12: Charity trustees

Clause 13: Appointment of charity trustees

Clause 14: Information for new charity trustees

Clause 15: Retirement and removal of charity trustees

Clause 16: Reappointment of charity trustees

Clause 17: Taking of decisions by charity trustees

Clause 18: Delegation by charity trustees  

Clause 19: Meetings and proceedings of charity trustees

Clause 20: Saving provisions

Clause 21: Execution of documents

Clause 22: Use of electronic communications

Clause 23. Keeping of Registers

Clause 24: Minutes

Clause 25: Accounting records, accounts, annual reports and returns, register maintenance

Clause 26: Rules

Clause 27: Disputes

Clause 28: Amendment of constitution

Clause 29. Voluntary winding up or dissolution

Clause 30: Interpretation

Appendices: proxy voting, postal voting, use of electronic communications