Created on: 23 Jan 2008 | Last modified: 05 May 2023
The objects of the Educational Institute of Scotland (the EIS) shall include the furtherance of the political objects to which section 72 of the amended Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (the Act) applies. These objects are:
Rules that apply to members that joined the Union before 1 March 2018 and political funds set up before 1 March 2018.
Notice to members
Notice to Members
Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (as amended)
A resolution approving the furtherance of political objects within the meaning of the above Act as an object of the union has been adopted by a ballot under the Act. Any payments in the furtherance of any of those objects will be made out of a separate fund, the political fund of the union.
Every member of the union has a right to be exempt from contributing to that fund. A form of exemption notice can be obtained by or on behalf of any member either by application at, or by post from, The head office or any branch office of the union or from the Certification Office for Trade Unions and Employers' Associations, Lower Ground Floor, Fleetbank House, 2-6 Salisbury Square, London EC4Y 8JX.
This form, when filled in, or a written request to the like effect, should be handed or sent to The General Secretary or the Membership Dept,
Request for exemption
Name of Trade Union
Political Fund Exemption Notice
I give notice that I object to contributing to the political fund of the union and am in consequence exempt, in the manner provided by Chapter VI of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992, from contributing to that fund.
Print Name: _____________________________________
Manner of giving effect to exemption
Rules that apply to people that joined the Union on or after 1 March 2018 and to political funds set up on or after 1 March 2018.
Opting in by union members to contribute to political funds
Information to members about opting in to the political fund
Manner of giving effect to decision not to contribute to political fund