If the trustees consider it is necessary to change the constitution, or wind up the charity, the must call a General Meeting so that the membership can make the decision. Trustees must also call a General meeting if they receive a written request from the majority of members.
All members must be given 14 days notice and told the reason for the meeting. All decision require a two thirds majority. Minutes must be kept.
(1) Change to the constitution: – Can be made at the AGMs or General meetings. No change can be made that would make the organization no longer a charity.
(2) Winding up: – Any money or property remaining after payment of debts must be given to a charity of similar purposes to this one.
(3) General meeting: – Called on written request from a majority of members.
(4) Trustees may also call a General meeting to consult the membership.