Section 1 - Constitution
1.01. The name of this Association shall be the "Road Records Association".
1.02. The object of the Association is to verify and certify the genuineness of claims to best performances on record accomplished by cyclists on the road, to encourage the publication of such records and to stimulate interest and community participation in record breaking.
1.03. The Rules of the Association apply to both men and women. In these rules, where masculine nouns or pronouns are employed, the feminine gender is also implied unless the context indicates otherwise.
1.04. The Association shall consist of (a) Cycling Clubs (b) Private Members
(c) Associate Organisations, whose eligibility shall be decided by the Committee. Election to membership shall be at the discretion of the Committee.
1.05. The Officers of the Association shall be a President, Chairman, Vice Presidents, General Secretary, Records Secretary, and Treasurer, who shall be elected at each Annual General Meeting.
1.06. A President of the Association having served six years shall not be eligible for re-election until a further three year period has passed.
1.07. Vice-Presidents may be elected at an Annual General Meeting at the recommendation of the Committee.
1.08. Cycling Clubs, when making an application for affiliation and subsequently at any time upon request, shall submit full contact details for (a) all RRA correspondence and (b) General Secretary.
1.09. Any person (regardless of sex, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, religion or other beliefs) may apply to the Committee for Private Membership. The Committee shall have the right to refuse membership only for good cause such as conduct likely to bring the Association or the sport into disrepute. Appeal against refusal may be made to the members.
Removal from Membership
1.10. The Committee shall have power to remove from membership of the Association any Club or Private Member only for good cause such as conduct that has brought, or may bring the Association or the sport into disrepute. Appeal against removal may be made to the members.
1.11 All surplus income or profits are re-invested in the Association. No surpluses or assets will be distributed to members or third parties.
1.12 Upon dissolution of the Association any remaining assets shall be given to a registered cycling charity or trust or any of the various governing bodies of Cycling as decided by the Committee at the time
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