Letters Patent

Ontario Corporation Number - 414599

WHEREAS an application has been filed to incorporate a corporation

Without share capital under the name         

THE UNIVERSITY OF GUELPH CENTRAL STUDENT ASSOCIATION             

AND WHEREAS the Minister of Consumer and Commercial Relations is the member of the Executive Council to whom the administration of The Corporations Act is assigned.

THEREFORE I, by virtue of the aforesaid powers vested in me, do by these Letters Patent issue a charter constituting the applicants named in the application which is attached hereto and which forms part of these Letters Patent, and any other persons who become members of the corporation hereby created, a corporation without share capital in accordance with the provisions of the said Act.

AND IT IS HEREBY ORDAINED AND DECLARED that the Letters Patent shall also contain and be subject to the following terms, conditions and provisions:

(a) The corporation shall be carried on without the purpose of Gain for its members and any profits or other accretions to the Corporation shall be used in promoting its objects.

Given under my hand and seal of office at the City of Toronto in the said Province of Ontario this 31st  day of May, 1979 A.D.

THE OBJECTS FOR WHICH THE CORPORATION IS TO BE INCORPORATED ARE:                      

(a) To act as a central co-ordinating organization for all undergraduate student activities of a cross-campus nature at The University of Guelph, Ontario;

(b) To represent the undergraduates of The University of Guelph at all meetings of national and provicinal student organizations and activities;      

(c) To represent the whole undergraduate student body of The University of Guelph in all dealings within the University campus;

(d) To initiate, sponsor and promote activities in which the interests of the member students at The University of Guelph  are involved;

(e) To administer the affairs of the members of the Association, including, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the receipt and administration of all funds which may accrue to the Association from subscriptions collected and remitted by The University of Guelph and such other funds as
may become the property of the Association by donation, gift, return, legacy, bequest or in any manner whatsoever;

(f) To purchase, take or lease, hire or otherwise acquire lands or buildings or to erect a building or buildings for the purpose of the Association;

(g) To hire, contract or employ such personnel as is necessary for the effective operation of the Association;

(h) To sell and publish books, papers, journals, reports, periodicals and printed material generally;

(i) To enter into agreements with The University of Guelph with respect to the carrying out of any or all of the objects aforesaid; and;

(j) For the objects aforesaid, to take over the undertaking of the unincorporated organization known as The University of Guelph Central Student Association.

THE HEAD OFFICE OF THE CORPORATION IS TO BE SITUATE CITY OF GUELPH, IN THE COUNTY OF WELLINGTON, IN THE PROVINCE OF ONTARIO

(Copies of the original Letters Patent with names, addresses and signatures are available upon request.)