Policy 001 enacted by vote of the executive on December 7, 2016.
Hamilton Angling and Hunting Association Code of Conduct
The Code of Conduct has been developed to ensure a safe, friendly and respectful place for members, visitors, guests, and staff, to gather in the spirit of cooperation, relaxation, good will, fun and friendly competition. The Code of Conduct addresses acceptable and unacceptable behavior.
Hamilton Angling and Hunting Association (HAHA) requires members, their guests, visitors, staff, and others, to behave in a manner that does not contravene any laws, Club Bylaws, range rules, or policies. Everyone is expected to behave in an appropriate manner treating others and property with respect and dignity. Those who fail to comply with HAHA’s ‘Code of Conduct’ may face expulsion from the Club property, temporary or permanent loss of membership, and legal action.
1. All members and anyone at or using HAHA facilities shall conduct themselves in a manner that is not injurious or detrimental to the reputation, interests, congeniality, or good order of the Hamilton Angling and Hunting Association.
2. All members and anyone using HAHA facilities must at all times be respectful towards the Club’s members, volunteers, directors and staff.
3. A member is responsible for the conduct of their guests at all times.
4. Conduct that is injurious or detrimental to the Club may include, but shall not be limited to the following:
Unsafe action including unsafe firearm handling.
Financial delinquency in the payment for services within the Club;
Cheating during a competition;
Overt use of foul language in a common area;
Aggressive, abusive, or unnecessarily loud, communication with fellow members, guests, visitors, or staff;
Threats of harm or violence, acts of violence or attempted acts of violence, towards fellow members, guests, visitors, or staff;
Harassment of any kind including but not limited to, criminal harassment, bullying or sexual harassment of fellow members, guests, visitors, or staff;
Lewd or inappropriate behaviour;
Inappropriate use of Club property including but not limited to reckless operation of club equipment;
Parking in non-designated (or reserved and/or handicapped spots without proper validation) spots.