|Special working party established
to examine FIH Statutes and Bye-laws
|As a result of feedback received during the recent Presidents Forum meeting in Kuala Lumpur, FIH President Juan Angel Calzado initiated the formulation of a special working party to study the FIH statutes and by-laws, as there are a number of areas of FIH policy and practice which warrant analysis at this time. The meeting was held 17-18 May in Hong Kong at the offices of the Hong Kong Hockey Association.||??||
The working party was comprised of members of long experience in hockey, some with legal experience, and representative of all five continents. They are Peter Cohen of Australia, Annabel Ess of Singapore, Wolfgang Rommel of Germany (replacing Michael Krause), Tony von Ondarza of Venezuela and Hardial Singh of Kenya.
After investigating a number of key issues, results of the research and analysis will be reported back to Mr. Calzado, with findings then to be presented to the Executive Board during its June meeting in Berlin. Eventually, if warranted, certain alterations could be recommended to Council as a result.
The International Hockey Federation's Working Party on Statutes and Bye-laws addressed the following areas: