As a registered charity, we are incorporated and governed by a Royal Charter and by Bye-laws that are approved by our members
Amendments to Society’s Bye-laws
RHS members voted in favour of the proposed amendments to the Society’s Bye-laws.
|The results of the poll were:
The amendments include provisions such as the enablement of virtual AGM meetings, which were not previously included, and also improving understanding and updating language, for example using the word ‘email’ rather than just the term ‘electronic communication’.
The changes fall into the following categories:
CESVotes were appointed as an independent scrutineers to conduct the poll and ensure the proper conduct of the ballot.
- Amendments affecting Council procedures;
- Amendments to provisions around Membership and general meetings;
- Reflecting the flexibility in the Charter to change the size of Council; and
- Other minor amendments
See details of the new RHS Charter and Bye-laws outlined in the below document.
Additional information on rules and regulations are available below:
For more information, please contact the Secretary by email at [email protected].