A constitution is simply the aims and rules that your angling club will use. It’s a statement of what your angling club is going to do and how it is going to do it. It is important because:
Without this written understanding people can easily find themselves at cross purposes and the jobs won’t get done. It will serve as a reference, and help to resolve problems in times of controversy.
Outsiders, especially potential funders, will want to see that your group is democratic and accountable.
This involves having a clear procedure by which decisions are made.
The attached sample will help you to draw up a constitution for an angling club. It will work well for you if you want a simple, uncomplicated structure to guide your group. .
It is important to try and get a club constitution that actually reflects the way in which your club do things, or want to do things.