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Clubs and Associations

A Legal Guide For Clubs and Associations

Dermot McNamara is the author of “A Legal Guide for Clubs and Associations”; the only book published in Ireland which covers this subject.

The book will assist Clubs and Associations in providing guidelines on the legal issues which concern them. Topics covered include Licencing, the role of the Committee, liability for accidents; nuisance caused to neighbours, disciplinary procedures for members; employment law; equal status; taxation and data protection.
All royalties from this book are donated to the Laura Lynn Childrens Hospice.

The book helps to ensure compliance with legislation and will advise how exposure to accident claims can be minimised. It suggests ways to protect the Committee and Trustees from being held personally liable for activities carried out by them on behalf of the club. The book also provides assistance to Solicitors in giving legal advice to Clubs and Associations in drafting rules or making suggestions for the revision of existing rules.

club_associationsThe book contains many helpful and useful precedents such as;

  • Specimen Club Rules
  • Licensing Applications
  • Specimen Deeds
  • Specimen Objects Clauses
  • Lottery Permits
  • Specimen Employment Contracts.

Also included is a legal checklist that can be referenced easily to check compliance with the more important aspects of legislation affecting Clubs and Associations.
The book is available from First Law Limited , Merchants Court, Merchants Quay, Dublin 8 or Hodges Figgis Book Store, 56/58 Dawson Street, Dublin 2

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