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Governance Documents

On 2nd January 1991 the Companies Registration Office issued a Certificate of Incorporation certifying that: 'NORTH EASTERN LOCOMOTIVE PRESERVATION GROUP is this day incorporated under the Companies Act 1985 as a private company and that the Company is limited'.

Memorandum of Association

This document is the North Eastern Locomotive Preservation Group memorandum of association. It sets out the objectives of the company.

Articles of Association

This document is the North Eastern Locomotive Preservation Group articles of association. It sets out the rules by which the company is run.

Livery Ballot Procedure

The following procedure for carrying out livery ballots on the Groups' locomotives was agreed at the AGM in May 1995 and replaces that set out in the original Articles of Association.

Motions Passed at NELPG Ltd AGMs/EGMs

Motions passed at general meetings which amend either the articles of association or the memorandum of agreement.

Anti Bribery Policy

Anti Bribery Policy, approved by the Committee 11/11/2013

Anti-Bullying Policy

The NELPG is committed to providing a caring, friendly and safe environment for all of our Volunteers and contractors so they can work and learn in a relaxed and secure atmosphere. Bullying of any kind is unacceptable at the NELPG. If bullying does occur, all Volunteers should be able to tell and know that incidents will be dealt with promptly and effectively.

Child Protection Policy

The NELPG has a responsibility to introduce its own Child Protection Policy. Under the Children Act 1989 we all have a responsibility for the well being of children and vulnerable persons whether or not we have parental control of children and young persons.

Drugs and Alcohol Abuse Policy

The NELPG recognises that alcohol and drug abuse related problems are an area of health and social concern. It also recognises that a Volunteer with such problems needs help and support from the NELPG. The Group also recognises that alcohol and drug abuse problems can have a detrimental effect on work performance and behaviour. The Group has a responsibility to its Volunteers and customers to ensure that this risk is minimised.

Deviation Shed - Directives for non NELPG Shed Users

All users and associated personnel – whether employed or volunteer - will ensure that they work entirely within all relevant, statutory and North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Health and Safety requirements and as required by ORR and HSE regulations.

Coal Trimming Safety Notiice

You must not climb into the coal space of the tender in order to trim coal.

Disability and Equality

NELPG's aim is to ensure the we comply with our statutory duties under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (as amended by the Special Educational Needs Disability Act 2001) We aim to create a positive, inclusive ethos where issues of disability can be openly discussed with a shared commitment to respect difference and encourage good relations. This approach will be supported and backed up by the provision of disability equality/specific disability awareness training for volunteers as required.

Racial Equality

We value the diversity brought to NELPG by individuals from a variety of racial, ethnic and national backgrounds and seek to provide a working and learning environment free from racial discrimination, harassment or victimisation.

Personal Track Safety Certification

The Committee has produced a written policy for considering applications for PTS sponsorship and payment by the Group. The ultimate aim will be to have a sufficient number of suitably qualified and able people, with PTS qualification, to support NELPG’s mainline activities. This is a link to a form to apply for NELPG sponsored PTS certification.

Review of NELPG News

Following the item included by the Chairman in the February 2014 edition of NELPG NEWS, a number of responses were received. This report sets out to analyse those responses and suggest ways in which the debate regarding the future of NELPG NEWS might be moved forward.