ATAC Constitution

1. Name

  • Association of Tartan Army Clubs

2. Aims

  • To represent the interests and views of both the member organizations and the wider community of Supporters of the Scotland National Football Team with any interested parties and organizations.
  • To promote support for the Scotland National Football Teams.
  • To promote and enhance the good reputation of Scottish Football Supporters at home and abroad.
  • ATAC is against ageism, sexism and racism.

3. Membership

  • The Association’s membership consists of properly constituted Scotland Supporters clubs or associations.
  • Clubs must have a minimum of 10 individual members, whom are also Scotland Supporters Club (SSC) members.
  • Annual review of membership numbers will take place in June each year.
  • No ATAC club will be permitted to have a closed membership to new members.
  • There will be no individual or personal memberships of ATAC.

4. Subscription

  • There will be an annual fee of £25 paid by member clubs or associations, and a request may be made around member clubs or associations if there is a need for a contribution towards a specific fund or cause.

5. Termination of Membership

  • The membership of any club or association can only be terminated by the Committee on the basis of a majority vote.

6. Committee

  • The committee of office bearers will be appointed at the yearly AGM, and consist of a Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, Social Media, and Spokesperson. Reps of all paid up clubs can stand for nomination, and must be proposed & seconded by reps of two separate clubs.
  • Reps will meet on a regular basis, minimum of four times annually, to deal with ongoing business and hosting of meetings will be rotated around the member clubs.
  • Any committee meeting must have quorum of at least five members.

7. Mode for altering the constitution

  • These rules and regulations may be added to, repealed or amended by resolution at any meeting of the association, provided that the supporting motion is carried by a majority of at least two thirds of the member associations voting thereon.

8. Dissolution

  • In the event of termination of the association, any surplus funds shall be disbursed to a suitable registered charity to be decided upon by a simple vote of the member clubs and associations.

Constitution reviewed and approved on Sunday, 2nd June, 2019.

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