passed at International Conference held in London, June
this board shall be called "THE INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION
BOARD," and shall be composed of two representatives from each of the
four national associations.
Board shall meet each year in the month of June at the invitation of
each of the national associations in the order of seniority.
such meeting one of the representatives of the association convening
the same shall preside, and the other shall act as secretary.
minute-book of the meetings shall be fully entered up by the
secretary, and shall be forwarded to the association next in turn
before 1st of January ensuing.
5.—That business shall not be
proceeded with unless a majority of the associations be represented.
resolutions not be adopted unless agreed to by three-fourths of those
present; but in the case of alterations of laws of the game, a
unanimous vote shall be necessary.
Board shall discuss and decide proposed alterations in the laws of the
game and generally any matters affecting Association football in its
committees of the various national associations shall forward in
writing, on or before 1st February each year, to the secretary of the
association entitled to convene the next meeting, any suggestions or
alterations deemed desirable, which shall be printed and distributed
on or before 1st March, for consideration at the annual general
meetings of the association.
decisions of this Board shall be at once binding on all the
associations, and no alterations in the laws of the game made by any
association shall be valid until accepted by this Board.
The next International Conference will be
held at Glasgow in June 1887.