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LANARK LANIMER DAY
An ancient celebration held within the Royal Burgh of Lanark on the Thursday between the Sixth and Twelfth days of June annually since the year 1140.
 

Lord Cornets' Club

Constitution and Rules

1. The name of the Club shall be called The Lord Cornets' Club.
 
2. (a) Objects of the Club shall be to maintain interest throughout the year in the riding of the Marches.
 
(b) To guide and advise the Lord Cornet in the execution of his duties, and support "The Kirkin' of the Lord Cornet Elect Ceremony" held on the Sunday of Lanimer Week within such church or place of worship as may be decided by the Members in General Meeting.
 
(c) To invite Border Standard Bearers and Lasses to the Lanimer Day Celebrations and to entertain the visiting Standard Bearers and Lasses.
 
(d) To organise social functions such as Dances, Dinners, Outings and any other entertainments to raise funds.
 
3. Membership of the Club shall be confined to Lord Cornet, Ex-Lord Cornets and Lord Cornet Elect. The Chairman of The Royal Burgh of Lanark Community Council, The Chairman of Lanark Lanimer Committee to be Hon. Members of the Club during their term of office and a minister of Lanark to be the Club Chaplain and an Hon. Members of the Club. An Annual General Meeting of the Club can decide such persons as maybe deemed fit to be Hon. Members.
 
4. (a) Office-Bearers shall consist of President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Minute Secretary and five members of Committee.
 
(b) Any two members of the Club shall be appointed President and Vice-President at the Annual General Meeting.
 
(c) The Secretary, Treasurer, Minute Secretary and five members of Committee shall be elected annually at the Annual General Meeting.
 
5. (a) The Minute Secretary shall keep a Minute Book in which shall be entered all the proceedings of the Club.
 
(b) The Secretary shall conduct the correspondence and convene all Club meetings when instructed to do so by the President or Committee.
 
(c) The Treasurer shall have power to operate on the funds of the Club and shall keep a record of all his transactions and shall produce such records at the Annual General Meeting.
 
(d) Two Auditors shall be appointed from the Club.
 
6. (a) The Annual General Meeting shall be held on the third Friday in February for the Consideration of Reports, Election of Office-Bearers and for the transaction of General Business.
 
(b) The Secretary shall give to members at least 7 days notice of this meeting along with a note if the business.
 
7. (a) The President with the agreement of the General Committee shall have powers to vary the dates of any meetings or to call any additional meetings should circumstances demand.

Meetings will be held on the first Tuesday of March, the first Tuesday of April, the second last Tuesday of May, the last Tuesday of June, the first Tuesday of October and the first Tuesday of December.

 
(b) Three members of any committee shall form a quorum.
 
(c) One third of the club membership shall form a quorum at any meeting of the club.
 
8. All Members except Honorary Members shall pay an Annual Subscription which shall be fixed and shall be payable at the Annual General Meeting.
 
9. All emblems shall be worn at all Social Functions. Club Badges and Ties will not be given out to non-members of the Club, but Club Rosettes may be purchased to be given to visiting or visited Cornets.
 
10. (a) Any member wishing to alter or amend any of the Rules shall submit his proposal in writing to the Secretary, not less than 14 days prior to the Annual General Meeting. The Secretary shall notify the members in writing of the proposed alteration(s) and amendment(s) at least 7 days prior to the date of the Annual General Meeting.
 
(b) Any alteration(s) or amendment(s) to the Rules shall require the consent of Two-Thirds of the members present at the Annual General Meeting.