IDS Constitution 2021

The constitution is a complicated legal document in English. IDS are working on an ISL translation of the constitution now and adding videos to this page as they are ready. You can download the English language version here: Download IDS Draft Constitution 2021 (PDF)

Our EGM to approve the new constitution will be on April 24th at 14:00. Only 2021 members will be able to attend and vote at the meeting. Click here for more details about EGM 2021.

ISL translations of the constitution are available below, we will be updating the videos over the course of the next two weeks. You will have access to the the full document in ISL to review before voting at the EGM.

 

Constitution of the Irish Deaf Society,
The National Association of the Deaf

Part One – Memorandum of Association


Name, Company Type, Main Object


Subsidiary Objects


Powers


Income and Property, Additions, Alterations or amendments, Winding Up, Limited Liability, Undertaking to Contribute

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Part Two – Articles of Association

Preliminary (Article 1), Members (Articles 2-4), Rights of Members (Articles 5-6), Annual Subscriptions (Article 7)

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General Meetings (Articles 8-23)


Notice of General Meetings (Articles 24-29), Votes of Members (Articles 30-32), Proxies (Articles 33-37), Voting on a poll (Articles 38-44), Directors (Articles 45-50)

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Powers of Attorney (Article 51), Disqualification of Directors (Article 52)


Rotation of Directors (Articles 53-59)


Proceedings of Directors (Articles 60-69)


Disclosure of Interests (Articles 70-71)


Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson (Article 72), The Chairpersons Duties (Article 73-74)


Secretary (Articles 75-76)


Seal (Article 77)


Accounts (Article 78-82), Audit (Article 83), Notices (Article 84-85)

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