Port Coquitlam Minor Lacrosse Constitution and By-laws
1. The name of the Society is "PORT COQUITLAM MINOR LACROSSE ASSOCIATION" and that this Association shall be duly registered according to the "Province of British Columbia Societies Act".
2. The purposes of this Society shall be:
To encourage and foster amongst its members and all citizens in general, sportsmanship and good citizenship.
To maintain, increase and perpetuate the interests of Amateur Lacrosse.
To manage and operate Minor Lacrosse chiefly within the limits of the City of Port Coquitlam, British Columbia.
To encourage and promote competition for its members in Inter-Association league play.
3. That it be an unalterable provision of the Constitution that upon dissolution of Port Coquitlam Minor Lacrosse Association, all assets of the Association be turned over to the Port Coquitlam Amateur Athletic Association.
4. That it also be an unalterable provision of this Constitution, that this Association shall be affiliated with the British Columbia Amateur Lacrosse Association.
ARTICLE I - AFFILIATION
ARTICLE 2 - MEMBERSHIP
ARTICLE 3 - OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE
ARTICLE 4 - FINANCES OF THE ASSOCIATION
ARTICLE 5 - OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE
ARTICLE 6 - OFFICERS OF THE ASSOCIATION
ARTICLE 7 - DIRECTORS
ARTICLE 8 - MEETINGS
ARTICLE 9 - ORDER OF BUSINESS
ARTICLE 10 - VOTING
ARTICLE 11 - DISCIPLINE COMMITTEE
ARTICLE 12 - APPEALS COMMITTEE
ARTICLE 13 - APPEAL PROCEDURE
ARTICLE 14 - ASSOCIATION COLOURS AND TEAM NAME
ARTICLE 15 - AMENDMENTS TO THE CONSTITUTION & BY-LAWS
ARTICLE 16 - PROCLAMATION
ARTICLE I - AFFILIATION
A. The Association shall maintain in good standing its membership or affiliation, as the case may be, with each of the following named associations (hereinafter referred to collectively as "the Associations"):
i) Canadian Lacrosse Association (hereinafter referred to as CLA"),
ii) British Columbia Lacrosse Association (hereinafter referred to as "BCLA"),
iii) a) Lower Mainland Minor Lacrosse Commission (hereinafter referred to as "LMMLC"),
b) Pacific Coast Field Lacrosse League (hereinafter referred to as “PCFLL”),
c) Lower Mainland Women’s Field Lacrosse League (hereinafter referred to as
iv) Port Coquitlam Amateur Athletic Association (hereinafter referred to as "PCAAA").
B. The Association shall comply with all applicable by-laws, rules and regulations by which the Associations are governed and upon receiving proper notice, the Association shall arrange that it will be represented by one or more persons, at all Special, Regular and Annual General Meetings of the Associations.