The following text is an extract from the Elphin, Ledmore & Knockan Community
Association Limited ‘Articles of Association’ which was completed on 11th June 2010.
Aims and Objectives
4 The company’s objects are:
To acquire the old Assynt Primary School building and its associated land in Elphin and to convert and operate it as a community centre for the use of the full and part-time residents of the townships of Elphin, Knockan, Ledmore, Lyne and Benmore and their neighbourhood in the Highland Council area of Scotland without distinction of age, race, or sex, or political, religious or other opinions, including:
i) use for the social welfare of the local community and meetings, lectures, exhibitions, classes and other forms of recreation and leisure time occupation and arts and literature;
ii) encourage training and the advancement of education;
iii) the promotion of agriculture, fishing, industry, tourism and commerce among the local community;
iv) encourage the study, understanding and exposition of the Assynt region’s history, culture, natural history, geology and geography;
v) use as a polling station;
vi) any other purposes that may reasonably be regarded as analogous to any of the preceding purposes.
5 The company’s objects are restricted to those set out in article 4 (but subject to article 6).
6 The company may add to, remove or alter the statement of the company’s objects in article 4; on any occasion when it does so, it must give notice to the registrar of companies and the amendment will not be effective until that notice is registered on the register of companies.