GHFA Constitution

7. Members' liabilities, obligations and acknowledgements

7.1 The liability of a member of the Association to contribute towards the payment of the debts and liabilities of the Association or the costs, charges and expenses of the winding up of the Association is limited to the amount, if any, unpaid by the member in respect of membership of the association as required by clause 5.

7.2 Members acknowledge and agree that:

(a) this Constitution constitutes a contract between each of them and the Association and that they are bound by this Constitution and the By-laws and the Constitution and regulations and regulations of FNSW and FFA;

(b) they shall comply with and observe this Constitution and the By-laws and any determination, resolution or policy which may be made or passed by an authorised entity of the Association;

(c) by submitting to this Constitution and Regulations they are subject to the jurisdiction of the Association, FNSW and FFA;

(d) the Constitution and By-laws are necessary and reasonable for promoting the Objects and particularly the advancement and protection of football in the Region; and

(e) they are entitled to all benefits, advantages, privileges and services of Association membership.

7.3 Recognition of Association

Members acknowledge and agree that the Association is a member of FNSW and is recognised by FNSW as the controlling authority for football in the Region and subject to compliance with this Constitution and the constitutions of FNSW and FFA shall continue to be so recognised and shall administer football in the Region in accordance with the Objects.

7.4 Compliance of Association

Members acknowledge and agree the Association shall:

(a) be or remain incorporated in New South Wales;

(b) apply its property and capacity solely in pursuit of the Objects and football;

(c) do all that is reasonably necessary to enable the Objects to be achieved;

(d) act in good faith and loyalty to ensure the maintenance and enhancement of football, its standards, quality and reputation for the benefit of the Members and football;

(e) at all times act in the interests of the Members and football;

(f) not resign, disaffiliate or otherwise seek to withdraw from FNSW without approval by Special Resolution; and

(g) abide by the constitutions and the rules of FNSW and FFA and the Laws of the Game.

7.5 Operation of Constitution

The Association and the Members acknowledge and agree:

(a) that they are bound by this Constitution and that this Constitution operates to create uniformity in the way in which the Objects and football are to be conducted, promoted, encouraged, advanced and administered throughout the Region; and

(b) to ensure the maintenance and enhancement of football its standards, quality and reputation for the benefit of the Members and football;

(c) not to do or permit to be done any act or thing which might adversely affect or derogate from the standards, quality and reputation of football and its maintenance and enhancement;

(d) to promote the economic and community service success, strength and stability of each other and to act interdependently with each other in pursuit of their respective objects;

(e) to act in the interests of football and the Members;

(f) that should a Member have administrative, operational or financial difficulties the Association may act to assist the Member in whatever manner the Association considers appropriate.

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