BUDGERIGAR SOCIETY RULE CHANGES – 2018

Following the revision of Rules which were placed before the membership in the March/April, 2018 issue of “The Budgerigar” 527 members cast their vote either via the Postal Ballot or at the AGM held on Sunday 29th April, 2018.

The Society thanks those members who proposed and seconded the Rule Changes and also every one of the 527 members who voted.

The results were declared at the AGM by the Society Administrator as follows, based on the rule that a 2/3rds majority is required to be successful (full details of each resolution are printed in the March/April “Budgerigar”:-

 

RESOLUTION 1 -Definition of a Full Class –

For 458 Against 47 – Passed*.

RESOLUTION 2 – Voluntary fast tracking between Status Sections –

For 380 Against 115 – Passed*.

RESOLUTION 3 – amendment of existing rule re the Equalities Act –

For 489 Against 13 – Passed*.

RESOLUTION 4 – Removing the Beginner Status Section –

For 337 Against 163 – Passed**.

RESOLUTION 5 – Team Class restrictions –

For 236 Against 241 – Failed.

RESOLUTION 6 – Owner Bred Classes –

For 184 Against 318 – Failed.

RESOLUTION 7 – Ring Issue date change to 1st November –

For 327 Against 175 – Failed.

RESOLUTION 8 – Election of Chair & Vice Chair for a two year period –

For 152 Against 322 – Failed.

RESOLUTION 9 – The Society Chair only to have a casting vote –

For 196 Against 280 – Failed.

RESOLUTION 10 – GC to be elected every second year –

For 159 Against 318 – Failed.

RESOLUTION 11 – members to put forward rule changes annually –

For 190 Against 293 – Failed.

RESOLUTION 12 – Special Business to be passed by a simple majority –

For 252 Against 237 – Failed.

RESOLUTION 13 – Judges meeting held end of show season annually –

For 152 Against 298 – Failed.

RESOLUTION 14 – Election address increase to 800 words –

For 155 Against 314 – Failed.

RESOLUTION 15 – GC to be elected on first past post basis –

For 169 Against 299 – Failed.

RESOLUTION 16 – GC decisions to be made by two thirds majority –

For 121 Against 352 – Failed.

RESOLUTION 17 – change show season to run from 3rd weekend July –

For 75 Against 403 – Failed.

RESOLUTION 18 – remove the Junior & Beginner status sections –

For 64 Against 418 – Failed.

RESOLUTION 19 – Promotion & Relegation within status sections –

For 77 Against 390 – Failed.

RESOLUTION 20 – European style Show Cage (Simpson) –

For 321 Against 165 – Failed.

RESOLUTION 21 – European style Show & Team Cage (Reaney) –

For 198 Against 271 – Failed.

 

  • * effective immediately            ** effective from 2019


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