Scottish Home Rule Debate Guelph University Papers.pdf


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CONSTITUTION AND RULES
OF THE

ome |Ju!e §w»aptiam
I.

A.

Objects.

— To promote the establishment

of a Legislature sitting in Scotland,
purely Scottish questions, and with an Executive
Government responsible to it^and the Crown.
B.
To secure to the Government of Scotland, in the same degree as
is at present possessed by the Imperial Government, the control of her
Civil Servants. Judges, and other Officials, with the exception of those
engaged in the Military, Naval, and Diplomatic Services, and in Collecting
the Imperial Revenue.
To maintain the integrity of the Empire, and secure that the
C.
voice of Scotland shall be heard in the Imperial Parliament as fully as at
present when discussing Imperial Affairs.

Avitb. full

control over

all





II.

Membership and Finance.

All British Subjects or persons of Scottish descent shall be eligible to

be Members.

A Minimum

Subscription of

One Shilling Yearly

Membership, and be payable to the Treasurer
Treasurer of any of its Branches.
III.

The Headquarters

may

be formed
IV.

will

constitute

of the Association or to the

Headquarters and Branches.
of the Association shall be in

Edinburgh.

in the various constituencies in Scotland,

Branches

and elsewhere.

.

Annual Conference and Office-Be arers.

shall meet annually in Conference to consider reports,
shall elect a President, Vice-Presidents, Chairman of
Conference
and each
Committee, Vice-Chairnian of Committee, Treasurer. Colonial Secretary;,
and General Secretary, all of whom will be eligible for re-election at
A list of General Committee shall be submitted
each Conference.
annually to the Conference, which shall have power to add Members, and
shall fix the place and time for the next Annual Conference.
No other business shall be submitted to the Conference except that
and all notices of motions must
stated in the notice calling the Meeting
be given to the Secretary at least fourteen days before the date fixed for

The Association



;

the Conference.

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