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Bye-Laws for Affiliation to the Irish Chess Union
Affiliated bodies are required to pay a €12.70 affiliation fee annually
at least seven days before the Annual General Meeting of the Irish Chess Union.
The appropriate affiliation fee as described above must be paid in order
for such affiliated body to make the appointment of a person as a full
member of the Executive Committee as set out in Article 7.3 of the
Affiliated bodies must inform the ICU Secretary in writing at least seven
days before the Annual General Meeting of the name of the person that the
body has appointed to be a full member of the Executive Committee for such
appointment to be valid.
If the appointed person fails to attend three consecutive meetings of the
Executive Committee that defaulting person will cease to be a member of
the Executive Committee. The affiliated body may appoint a replacement as
set out in Article 7.4 of the Constitution.
The Executive Committee shall accept or reject the application of bodies
seeking to affiliate to the Union within 12 months of application.
Bodies seeking application should submit:
- A copy of their written Constitution.
- Accounts as submitted at their last AGM held within the previous 12 months.
- A list of their current members, indicating current members of the Union.
- A written submission detailing the history, aims and objectives of the body.
Affiliated bodies seeking funds from the ICU for any reason should,
in support of their application, supply items 5(a) to (d) as deemed
appropriate by the Executive Committee.