The Yorkshire Driving Club

The Yorkshire Driving Club - Rules

The Yorkshire Driving Club Rules

  1. Its objects being to promote, maintain and encourage members interested in driving of horses and ponies.
  2. The Club will consist of an unlimited number of members.
  3. The Committee to consist of President, Vice President, Treasurer and others.
  4. Each member of the committee after serving three years shall retire. But may offer oneself for re-election.
  5. A quorum will consist of a minimum of five Committee members.
  6. Annual subscriptions payable on the 1st October each year. Junior members (under 18 years of age) half subscription rate. Junior members and Social member shall have no voting rights. Any member failing to renew their membership within three months of the due date will be notified by the Treasurer of his arrears. Failure of payment in the following month the membership will cease.
  7. Bankers: Yorkshire Bank plc
  8. Membership can be paid by BACS transfer - details can be obtained from Club Secretary or Club Treasurer.
  9. GDPR Privacy ( Data Protection) The Yorkshire Driving Club will collect from its members names, address, phone number and email address.  This information will be used by the Yorkshire Driving Club to communicate with its members by email, phone or post advising them of club activities and to occasionally mail our Yorkshire Driving Club Newsletters.
  10. New members will serve a six-month probationary period.
  11. Turnouts to be driven by members only, at all times.
  12. Members whilst attending any of the YDC Drives please make sure drivers and passengers to be attired with safety in mind. 
  13. Control and management shall be vested in the committee who shall have power to make byelaws and decide upon all matters of dispute not provided for by these rules.
  14. In the event of the Club ceasing to exist for any cause, the assets shall be disposed of as directed by the Special General Meeting called for the purpose and shall be to named Charity or Charities.
  15. If the conduct of any member shall be in the opinion of the Committee be injurious to the interests of the Club, the Committee shall have the right to correct or expel them.
  16. Any member may withdraw from the Club by giving written notice to the Secretary and in doing so has no further claim on any funds belonging to the Club.
  17. The foregoing Rules shall form the basis of membership.