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Bylaw: Article I - General

  1. Name - The name of the corporation is Scouts Canada (or as amended by Act of Parliament). It is referred to in this ByLaw as the “Corporation.”

  2. Definitions - In this By-law unless the context otherwise requires:

    1. words importing the singular number or the masculine gender shall include the plural number or the feminine gender, as the case may be, and vice versa, and references to persons shall include organizations, associations, firms and corporations;

    2. “Board” means the Board of Governors of the Corporation;

    3. “CEO” means the “Executive Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer” of the Corporation;

    4. “Councils” means those councils listed in Schedule A hereto as the same may be amended, from time to time, in accordance with Article VI;

    5. “Member” shall have the meaning ascribed thereto in Article II;

    6. “National Office” means the head office of the Corporation in the City of Ottawa in the Province of Ontario;

    7. “Officer” shall have the meaning ascribed thereto in Article IV a.;

    8. “Policies” means those policies established by the Board pursuant to Article I f.;

    9. “Section Scouter” means a leader in a weekly program who has reached the age of eighteen (18) years; and

    10. “Youth” means a person who is under twenty-seven (27) years of age as of 1 September of the year in question.

  3. Corporate Seal - The seal, an impression of which is stamped in the margin hereof, shall be the seal of the Corporation. The seal of the Corporation shall be kept in the custody of the CEO or such other person or persons as may be designated by the Board. All papers or documents required to be sealed on behalf of the Corporation shall be sealed in the presence of such person or persons.

  4. Head Office - The head office of the Corporation shall be in the City of Ottawa, in the Province of Ontario.

  5. Financial Year - Unless otherwise determined by the Board, the financial yearend of the Corporation shall be August 31.

  6. Policies - The Board may establish and amend Policies relating to all aspects of the business and affairs of the Corporation.

  7. Priorities - This ByLaw No. 2 shall be consistent with the Act of the Canadian Parliament pursuant to which the Corporation was incorporated, as amended from time to time. In the event of any conflicts or inconsistencies, the provisions of such Act shall govern.

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