Record keeping

This chapter describes the kinds of records that should be kept, members’ rights to access these records and how they can be stored.

Key points

  • There are a wide variety of records an association needs to keep.
  • Members have a legal right to access the register of members, record of office holders and the rules of association.  
  • Record keeping systems will vary from one association to another depending on the type of association, its activities and size.