[Linux-aus] Eliminating fees from the constitution?
mary at puzzling.org
Tue May 3 09:22:15 EST 2011
On Tue, May 03, 2011, Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
> I'd say we should avoid having to make further changes to the
> constitution in the future as much as possible because it's a painful
> process and IIUC it also costs us something to register it with the
> Dept of Fair Trading.
For people's reference, changes to the constitution must:
1. pass by special resolution (that is, at a general meeting, with a
three-quarters majority, given 21 days notice in advance)
2. be filed within 28 days in the approved form, currently A6, with the filing
fee, currently $41
#1 is more onerous than #2 at least for LA presently. Constitutional changes
certainly aren't easy.
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