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1. Identify the main purpose – model clause
1.1 ‘The main purposes of the club are to provide facilities for and to promote participation in the amateur sport(s) of [insert sport(s)] in [insert area, for example, Littleville].’
2. Check if its open to the whole community without discrimination – model clause
2.1 ‘Membership of the club shall be open to anyone interested in the sport on application, regardless of sex, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, religion or other beliefs, except as a necessary consequence of the requirements of [insert name of sport]. The club may have different classes of membership and subscription on a non-discriminatory and fair basis. The club will keep subscriptions at levels that will not pose a significant obstacle to people participating. The club committee may refuse membership, or remove it, only for good cause such as conduct or character likely to bring the club or sport into disrepute. Appeal against refusal or removal may be made to the members.’
3. Check the non-distribution to members - model clause
3.1 ‘All surplus income or profits are to be reinvested in the club. No surpluses or assets will be distributed to members or third parties.’
4. Application of assets on dissolution - model clause
4.1 ‘Upon dissolution of the club any remaining assets shall be given or transferred to another registered CASC, a registered charity or the sport’s governing body for use by them in related community sports.’
4.2 Even slight departures from this wording for example, referring to ‘charitable and benevolent purposes’ may mean that this requirement is not met. This does not prevent a club from repaying any unspent grant to a grant-making body where this was a condition of it being made.