The League shall be known as The Peterborough Basketball League, herein after referred to as the League. The League may add a sponsors name at the approval of The League Committee.
The League shall be affiliated to Basketball England and to any Area Association in which its member clubs are based.
Membership of the League shall be open to all clubs in and around the Peterborough area with the approval of the League Committee.
The object of the League is to provide structured basketball competition for its member clubs.
The League Officers shall be the Chair, Secretary and Treasurer who shall be elected at the Annual General Meeting, (AGM). Any other post shall be appointed by the League Committee as necessary.
The League shall be managed by the League Committee which will consist of the League Officers and one representative
from each member club. Other members may be added at the approval of the League Committee. The League Committee shall be responsible for determining the League Rules and shall have the power to appoint additional officers as necessary to carry out their administration.
The Chair shall be responsible for the interpretation of the Constitution and the League Rules in the event of any doubt.
Annual General Meeting.
The Annual General Meeting must be held within 60 days of the end of the playing season, on a date determined by the League Officers, when the annual reports and financial accounts shall be presented to the members.
Each club must receive at least 28 days notice of the date of the AGM. Nominations and proposals for the AGM’s agenda must be made in writing to the League Secretary not less than 7 days before the date of the meeting. Only items on the agenda shall be discussed at the AGM.
The League Officers and each member of the League Committee shall have one vote on matters arising at the AGM. All matters shall be decided upon a show of hands of those present unless a request is made for a secret ballot.
Voting shall be decided by a simple majority and in the event of a tie, the motion shall be defeated.
Any proposal to alter the Constitution must have the backing of at least two-thirds of the members present.
Extra-ordinary General Meeting.
The League Secretary must arrange an Extra-ordinary General Meeting, (EGM), if a written request to do so is received from 25% of the members. Notice of the EGM and voting procedures shall be the same as those for the AGM.
Revised July 2003
Revised June 2017