NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Notice is hereby given of the Annual General Meeting of

Irish Hockey Company Limited by Guarantee “Hockey Ireland”

on

26th November 2020

In accordance with the Companies Act 2014 Section 175, as amended in Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions (Covid 19) Act 2020 Section 174A (3),(5)

The Annual General Meeting of the Hockey Ireland will take place on the 26th November 2020 at 6.30pm via teleconference.

The Agenda is as follows:

  1. Confirmation of the Minutes of the previous AGM.
  2. Matters arising.
  3. Annual Report of the Board of Directors.
  4. Financial Report with Audited Accounts.
  5. Roll Call.
  6. Proposals for amendments to the Articles of Association, Memorandum of Association and (requires seventy-five (75) % majority).
  7. Proposals for amendments to Byelaws of the Association (Requires a simple majority).
  8. Election of President
  9. Election of Vice-President
  10. Election of members to the Board.
  11. Record the level of Affiliation Fees for following season as determined by the Board.
  12. Appointment of Auditor(s).
  13. General

Nominations:

If you wish to nominate a person for election to the position of:

A Director of the Board.

Please forward your nomination on or before 28th October 2020 to vivienne.clarke@hockey.ie

Proposed changes and resolutions:

If you wish to propose a change to the Articles of the Association, the Memorandum Of Association, The Byelaws of The Association or submit a resolution under General Business;

Please forward your proposals or resolutions on or before October 28th 2020 to vivienne.clarke@hockey.ie

 

Nominations for consideration:

If you wish to nominate a person for consideration for a position on a Working Group or Subcommittees (See Bye Laws)

Please forward your proposals or resolutions on or before October 28th 2020 to Vivienne.clarke@hockey.ie

Below are attached the relevant clauses from the Byelaws of Hockey Ireland

In accordance with Hockey Ireland Bye Laws:

Section 7.1 Nominations and Resolutions for the Annual General Meeting

Nominations and Resolutions must be submitted to The CEO no later than twenty-eight (28) days prior to the AGM (26th November 2020).

Nominations may be submitted by Members who must confirm the willingness of the nominees to be proposed prior to the nomination:

  1. I) for election to the Board,

ii)for election of President and Vice President, and

iii) for consideration for appointment to the Working Groups and Sub-Committee(s)

Section 7.3 Notice of proposed amendments

Proposed amendments to the Articles of Association, Memorandum of Association and Bye Laws of the Association to The CEO at least twenty-eight (28) days prior to the AGM 26th November 2020.

Section 7.4

All nominations and resolutions must be proposed by a Member.

At the AGM nominations and resolutions as already notified must be formally proposed by a Member and seconded by a second Member prior to voting or debate.

Section 7.5

Each Provincial Branch each may nominate one person for election to the Board.