GIANTS BASEBALL CLUB
STATEMENT OF PURPOSES AND RULES

  1. 1.STATEMENT OF PURPOSES

The purpose of the Club shall be the encouragement, control and promotion of Baseball and any other sport under the jurisdiction of the Baseball Club incorporated and on instruction of the Members therein and unless the Act negates the ability of the Club to exercise the following powers, the Club is empowered to:

1a.     Aim to compete at the highest possible level

1b.     Affiliate, if by resolution of the committee, with the Gauteng Baseball Federation or such body that controls the playing of baseball between the months of September to March.

1c.     Affiliate, if by resolution of the committee, with the Gauteng Baseball Federation or such body that controls the playing of baseball between the months of April to September.

1d.     Affiliate, if by resolution of the committee, with the Edenvale Sports Club and to promote the advantages and privileges of membership of the said club.

1e.     Affiliate, if by resolution of the committee, with any such body that has interests conducive to the interests of the Club.

1f.      Provide social and recreational pastimes for the Members.

1g.     Pursue and conduct programs and projects, which further the interests of the Club and Baseball generally.

1h.     Raise funds for the Club. Such funds shall be derived from membership fees, donations and such sources as the Committee may determine.

1i.      Invest and deal with money’s of the Club not immediately required.

1j.      Raise and borrow money on terms it thinks fit.

1k.     Secure the repayment of loans or payment of any debt or liability of the Incorporated Club by the way of mortgage, charge or security over all or any property of the Club.

1l.      Do all such thing that are incidental or conducive to the attainment of the purposes and exercise of the powers of the Club.

GIANTS BASEBALL CLUB
RULES & BY-LAWS

  1. 2.NAME

The name of the Club shall be known as the GIANTS BASEBALL CLUB here in after referred to as the “CLUB” incorporating teams known as Imps, Midgets or such other names as decided by the Committee.

  1. 3.INTERPRETATION

“Committee” means the Committee of Management of the Club.

 “Financial Year” means the ending on the 30th day of June.

 "Annual Meeting" means a meeting of Members convened in accordance with Rule 9.

 "Member" means a Member of the Club.

 "Ordinary Member of the Committee" means a Member of the Committee who is not an officer of the Club under Rule 17.

 "The Act" means the Company’s Act number 61 of 1973 as amended from time to time.

 "The Regulations" means Regulations under the Act.

 "Premises" means any building occupied by the Club for the legitimate purposes of the Club other than premises holding a Club Licence.

 "Ordinary Member" means senior playing member, student playing member and social member.

Words or expressions contained in the Rules shall be interpreted in accordance with normal practice.