At the Special General Meeting of Chess Scotland held on 16 August 2009, the following amendment (addition) to the Chess Scotland Constitution, together with the appended “Operating Procedures which are referred to in the said amendment were approved.
Publication of a change in the operating procedures were updated on September 9, 2012. A further revision was compiled by the Standards Committee and approved at the AGM held on 24 August 2013.
16. Standards Committee
16.1 A Standards Committee shall be formed which shall be responsible for promulgating and enforcing relevant ethical standards. The Chair and Members of the Standards Committee shall be appointed, normally for a three- year (renewable) term, by a General Meeting. The Committee shall establish its own Operating Procedures, subject only to approval by a General Meeting.
16.2 An Appeals Board shall be formed which shall be responsible for hearing any appeals against the judgements of the Standards Committee. The Convenor of the Appeals Board shall be appointed, normally for a three-year (renewable) term, by a General Meeting. The Convenor shall not be a Director of Chess Scotland. The Convenor shall co-opt at least two others to serve on the Appeals Board, who shall similarly not be Directors of Chess Scotland.
Proposed by: Trevor Davies
Seconded by: Steve Mannion(Snr) & Ken Stewart
Operating Procedures and Background (updated 24 August 2013)
How to Complain - Guidance Notes
Standards Committee Transparency - Questions & Answers