Policies and procedures
SCAS agrees policies fom time to time, and those currently available in electronic format are included here for reference.
The Constitution and Rules
The governing document for SCAS is the Constitution and Rules. The Constitution was last amended in 2003. The present version can be viewed here.
Constitution and Rules 2003 (PDF, A4 format)
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Finance policies and grant forms
SCAS has adopted some financial policies to clarify, for example, grants and loans. The current policies, together with application forms, are listed on the Finances and fees page.
Applying for grants or loans
Grants to individuals
SCAS can provide grants to individuals to assist with international representation. Grants are normally available only for juniors but may be given to adults in exceptional cases. SCAS policy for grants to individuals is set out in more detail in the relevant policy document. Among other things, SCAS asks that individuals seek other sources of support before approaching SCAS; funds for grants are limited and grants will not normally cover the full cost of international representation.
To apply for a grant, individuals should complete the proforma below and send it to the Treasurer.
Loans to clubs or counties
SCAS can gives interest free loans to member clubs or counties for special purposes, for example to assist with modest developments in facilities or for equipment. To approve a loan SCAS needs a good reason for the loan, needs to be satisfied that other sources of grants and/or loans have been duly explored and that the club has, or will have, sufficient income to repay the loan within a reasonable period.
Applicants should complete the proforma below for Grants or Loans to Clubs and send it to the Treasurer. Depending on the amount requested, the Treasurer may require Council review.