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Membership Agreement

I, Mr./Mrs./Ms./Miss ................................... HEREBY APPLY TO BE ADMITTED AS AN ORDINARY MEMBER OF THE:

(Club/Organization/Association).

(Hereinafter referred to as "The Club".) If admitted, I agree to abide by and be bound by the provisions of the Memorandum and Articles of Association and all By-Laws of the Club.

I understand that for the first year after admission, my membership will be provisional and that it may be cancelled by the Club's Board of Directors without prior notice to me and at the absolute discretion of the Board, subject only to a refund being made to me of such proportion of any entrance fee and subscription paid as the Board in its absolute discretion may consider to appropriate. In support of this application, I furnish the following information which I declare to be true and correct.

Home Address: ...................................... Phone: .......

Occupation: ............................ Date of Birth: ........

Business Address: ................................... Phone: .......

Other Club Membership: ............... Past: ....... Present: .....

Are you over 18 years? ................. Place of Birth: .......

Termination. This Agreement may be terminated before its initial term is completed by any party at any time, for any reason, provided that at least [--] days advance written notice of termination is given to the non-terminating party by the terminating party.

Interpretation. This Agreement will in all events be construed as a whole, according to its fair meaning, and not strictly for or against a party merely because that party (or the party's legal counsel) drafted the Agreement. The headings, captions, and titles in this legal Agreement are merely for reference and do not define, limit, extend, or describe the scope of this Agreement or any provision herein. Unless the context requires otherwise, (a) the gender (or lack of gender) of all words used in this Agreement includes the masculine, feminine, and neuter, and (b) the word including means including without limitation.

Automatic Renewal. This Agreement will automatically renew, for successive [--] weeks/months, after its expiration unless written notice of termination is given by either party.

Arbitration. Any disputes pertaining to the the said contractual arrangement being affairs that cannot be settled amicably shall be submitted to an arbitrator under the Rules of the American Arbitration Association or like organization in the City of [city], whose award may be reduced to judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction.

Severability. If any provision of this Agreement shall be held to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason, the remaining provisions shall continue to be valid and enforceable. If a court finds that any provision of this Agreement is invalid or unenforceable, but that by limiting such provision it would become valid or enforceable, then such provision shall be deemed to be written, construed, and enforced as so limited.

Waiver Of Contractual Right. The failure of either party to enforce any provision of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver or limitation of that party's right to subsequently enforce and compel strict compliance with every provision of this Agreement.

No Representations. Neither party has made any representations nor promises, other than those contained in this agreement or in some further writing signed by the party making the representation or promise.

Advice Of Legal Counsel. Each individual party to this Agreement represents and warrants to each other party that such party has read and fully understands the terms and provisions hereof, has had an opportunity to review this Agreement with legal counsel, and has executed this Agreement based upon such party's own judgment and advice of independent legal counsel.

Invalid Provisions. If any provision of this Agreement is held to be illegal, invalid, or unenforceable under any present or future law, then that provision will be fully severable. This Agreement will be construed and enforced as if the illegal, invalid, or unenforceable provision had never comprised a part of this Agreement, and the remaining provisions of this Agreement will remain in full force and effect and will not be affected by the illegal, invalid, or unenforceable provision or by its severance from this Agreement. Furthermore, in lieu of each such illegal, invalid, or unenforceable provision, there will be added automatically, as a part of this Agreement, a provision as similar in terms to such illegal, invalid, or unenforceable provision as may be possible and be legal, valid and enforceable.

Further Assurances. In connection with this Agreement and the transactions contemplated hereby, each party to this Agreement will execute and deliver any additional documents and perform any additional acts that may be necessary or appropriate to effectuate and perform its obligations under this Agreement and the transactions contemplated hereby.

Entire Agreement. This Agreement contains the entire agreement of the parties and there are no other promises or conditions in any other agreement whether oral or written. This Agreement supersedes any prior written or oral agreements between the parties.

Applicable Law. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of _____.

Please check the following:

[ ] I HAVE NOT BEEN EXPELLED FROM, SUSPENDED BY OR REFUSED ADMISSION TO MEMBERSHIP OF ANY CLUB (IF POSITION IS OTHERWISE, STRIKE THIS STATEMENT OUT AND ATTACH FULL DETAILS).

[ ] I HAVE NEVER BEEN BANKRUPT OR CONVICTED OF ANY OFFENCE INVOLVING DISHONESTY.

[ ] I AM ACQUAINTED WITH THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS OF THE CLUB OTHER THAN MY SPONSORS: ......................................

Date: __________.

________________________________

(Signature of Applicant)

Name and Signature

Proposer: ....................... Seconder: ....................

If no proposer or Seconder, please attach two personal references.