This announcement serves to remind our full members to comply with clause 8 of the STF Constitution which is reproduced below for your attention:
|“8 8.1||FULL MEMBERS
Full Members shall be entities registered in Singapore with the Registry of Societies (ROS) or the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA), Institutions of Higher Learning (IHLs), Government Agencies and Statutory Boards that are willing to observe the rules and regulations of STF.
|8.2||Full Members shall be involved in the promotion, training and / or development of Taekwondo in Singapore.|
|8.3||Full Members shall have participated in the competitions, programs, courses and gradings organised by STF within the last 12 months.|
|8.4||Full Members shall have registered an average of at least thirty (30) participants for the last four (4) gradings conducted by STF prior to being approved or renewed as a Full Member.|
|8.5||More than two-thirds (2/3) of the members, shareholders and / or the management of a Full Member shall be Singapore citizens.|
|8.6||Full Members shall have full voting rights at STF’s General Meetings and for the election of members to the STF Board.|
|8.7||Full Members shall be approved by a special resolution with the consent of at least two-thirds (2/3) of the voting members present at an AGM, and shall be eligible to vote immediately thereafter at the AGM.|
|8.8||Existing voting members prior to the adoption of this constitution shall have eighteen (18) months, from the date STF’s adoption of this constitution is approved by ROS, to fully meet the requirements in Articles 8.1 to 8.5 above.|
|8.9||Full Members may only be removed as a member of STF by a special resolution with the consent of at least two-thirds (2/3) of the voting members present at an AGM unless for the reason stated in Article 11.3.” In particular, full members are reminded to take note of compliance with clause 8.1 and 8.8 to be eligible to vote at the annual general meetings, amongst other rights.|
As the STF Constitution was approved for adoption on 9 Nov 2019, the 18 month period mentioned in clause 8.8 shall end on 8 May 2021.
For full members who have not applied for their certificates of registration with ROS ACRA and IHLs, we would appreciate that you commence the application process with the relevant body and email your certificate to the STF Finance Office at firstname.lastname@example.org before Saturday, 8 May 2021.