92 Fellows attended the 2019/2020 AGM. The new office bearers and their portfolios for 2020/2021 are:
|1. Datuk Muhammad Feisol bin Haji Hassan||– Patron|
|2. Tony Kassim||– President|
|3. Gong Ngie Dee||– Vice President|
|4. Dato’ P. Ramanujam Murthy||– Vice President|
|5. Sarban Singh Sangeh||– Vice President|
|6. Bernice Narayanan||– Chairman / Admin Convenor & Youth Affairs Convenor|
|7. Kesavan A/L Muniandy||– Vice Chairman / Finance Convenor|
|8. Su Tiong Yew||– Rules & Regulations Convenor|
|9. Ramesh N Puranachandran||– Membership & Discipline Convenor|
|10. Lim Leong Ho||– Food & Beverage Convenor|
|11. Parminder Singh A/L Darshan Singh||– Commonwealth Affairs & Editorial Convenor|
|12. Michael Gonzalvez||– House & Grounds Convenor|
|13. Thevanthiran A/L Perumal||– Entertainment & Special Events Convenor|
|14. Foo Yip Keng||– Sports & Games Convenor|
|15. Sathis Kumar A/L Krishana Kumar||– Human Resource Convenor|
A resolution to amend Rule 9 (c) of the Constitution was approved at the 58th AGM held on 23 August 2020. The amendments have been submitted to the ROS for consideration and approval. Amendments can only be enforced after getting approval from the ROS.
Amended Rule 9 (c) as follows
The annual subscription for Fellows and other members shall be payable in advance on 1st January each year:-
(i) Provisional Member RM720.00 p.a.
(ii) Resident Fellow RM720.00 p.a.
(iii) Non-Resident Fellow RM480.00 p.a.
(iv) Associate Member RM720.00 p.a.
(v) Affiliate Member RM720.00 p.a.
(vi) Absent Member RM120.00 p.a.
(vii) Corporate Member RM3,000.00 p.a.
The Council shall have the discretion to determine the rates of annual subscription from time to time as may be deemed fit by the operating expenses of the Society and / or the Estimates of Income and Expenditure thereof.
The amendments which were passed at the 57th AGM was approved by the ROS on 22nd November 2019. These amendments were implemented on 1st January 2020.
RULE 9A: MINIMUM SPENDING
(a) Every member shall be required to spend a minimum sum of up to RM90.00 (minimum spending) every three (3) months on food and/or beverage in the Society. Such sum shall be calculated on a quarterly basis; i.e. January to March, April to June, July to September and October to December each year.
(b) The above minimum spending shall include payment of any dues or payments made in respect of other activities or events organised by the Society.
(c) Any member who fails to spend the minimum spending of RM90.00 during a particular quarter shall be charged an amount of shortfall equivalent to the difference between the minimum spending sum of RM90.00 and the actual quarterly spending. This amount shall be considered as a legal and valid debt due and owing by the member to the Society. Failure to settle the amount shall be treated as arrears in accordance with Rule 7(b) of this Constitution.
(d) For the purpose of this Rule, “member” means Resident Fellow and Life Fellow of the Society.
(e) This Rule shall not apply to members serving suspension pursuant to disciplinary proceedings.
The 17th AGM of the Hash Section was held on Saturday, 29 August after the monthly run. About 25 members attended. The following section members were unanimously appointed to serve for the year 2020 / 2021:
As per Rule 7(c)(i) of the Rules of the Royal Commonwealth Society, we would like to invite Fellows of the Society to volunteer and serve on the Disciplinary Board. Your participation to serve in this capacity is greatly anticipated and appreciated.
DAILY BUSINESS LUNCH SPECIALS FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER
From 12.00noon – 3.00pm (Not available on Public Holidays and Weekends)
|Monday||Black Pepper Chicken||Member: RM10.00 nett||Non-Member: RM10.60 nett|
|Tuesday||Fish in Spicy Mustard Yogurt Sauce||Member: RM10.00 nett||Non-Member: RM10.60 nett|
|Wednesday||Chindo Chicken Curry||Member: RM10.00 nett||Non-Member: RM10.60 nett|
|Thursday||Salted Egg Yolk Butter Squid||Member: RM12.00 nett||Non-Member: RM12.70 nett|
|Friday||Thai Style Braised Chicken||Member: RM10.00 nett||Non-Member: RM10.60 nett|
WEEKEND SPECIAL OF THE MONTH – from 12.00pm to 3.00pm
|Prawn Satti Sorru||Member: RM15.00 nett||Non- Member: RM18.00 nett|
SPECIAL BEVERAGE PROMOTIONS (FOR MEMBERS ONLY)
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Members are reminded that they can pay their bills on-line to our account as listed below:
Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad – Account Number: 1 4055 0010 1714 96
RHB Bank Berhad – Account Number: 2 1433 4400 4394 3
Please ensure that your information; your full name and membership number is written in as reference for our Accounts Department to credit your account.
Please note that carrying of firearms into the Society’s premises is strictly prohibited.
Please note that the rate for the Superior rooms is RM145.00nett and the rate for the Deluxe rooms is RM165.00 nett with immediate effect. Bookings of the accommodation rooms provided by the Society is to be used for the sole purpose of lodging only. No unlawful or immoral activities should be carried out while occupying such rooms. Room guests found to have abused this privilege shall be ordered to quit the room immediately and the booking Member shall be disciplined in accordance with the Rules of the Society.
Members are reminded that, persons who have been expelled, are under suspension and declared persona non grata are not allowed into the premises of Royal Commonwealth Society of Malaysia. They are also not allowed to be invited as guests and signed in by members.
Please be informed that ALL Youth Members must participate in at least 3 CSR Programmes yearly organised by the Club or the RCS Youth Section. Failure to do so will lead to the termination of their Youth Membership.