All members undertake on joining the Association to observe the following Association Code, which incorporates inter alia the ‘Camping and Caravan Code’ and the ‘Country Code’, when using Association Caravan and Camping sites (‘Sites’).
(a) Only caravans towed by members’ cars and camping equipment for use of Association members will be allowed on sites.
(b) Weekend rallies start at 5pm on the Friday unless arranged otherwise by the host club. This is for compliance with the BL Exemption Certificate and insurance conditions.
(c) The member’s current BL disc must be displayed on the towing vehicle’s windscreen.
(d) On arrival members must report to the appropriate site Marshals for pitching instructions.
(e) Caravans and tents must be pitched in positions indicated by site Marshals so as to allow not less than twenty feet minimum spacing between units. Pup tents (used by children) continue to be allowed to be placed alongside the parents caravan unit and should be considered as part of the unit (tent and vehicle) must not be randomly sited between caravans but must be placed either on the end of rows of caravans or in their own separate but adjacent rows.
(f) Sites must be kept clear of spare equipment and nothing other than waste water and fresh water receptacles or gas cylinders must be stored under caravans or around tents. Sites must be left clean and tidy on the striking of tents and the removal of caravans from sites.
(g) Properly constructed toilet tents may be erected on sites.
(h) Contents of chemical closets must not be disposed of except by emptying them at disposal points provided or in accordance with the instructions of Marshals. Chemical toilets must not be flushed out or filled at drinking taps.
(i) To avoid possible damage to sewage purification works, members may only use formaldehyde based fluids; under no circumstances may coal tar phenol or caustic based fluids be used.
(j) Buckets or other suitable receptacles used for waste water must not be allowed to overflow and must be emptied at disposal points provided. No filter soakaway waste water disposers are allowed.
(k) All waste paper and other solid refuse must be taken home or disposed of in accordance with on-site arrangements. The Marshals should be satisfied that appropiate arrangements are in place. Waste paper and other solid refuse must not be deposited in the chemical disposal pit.
(l) The Marshals should ensure that the site is kept clear of litter after the meeting.
(m) Fires must not be lit on the site without the permission of the Marshal.
(n) Members are always expected to act with consideration for others on the site and for neighbouring residents, in particular by driving slowly and avoiding loud radios and other music equipment, loud television sets, generators or any other noise at an hour when it would annoy others, normally accepted as 11pm. Local people should be able to carry on their normal activities when meetings are in progress, and disturbance should be minimised. Complaints should be treated seriously and steps taken to investigate and deal with the causes of complaints.
(o) Care should be taken not to damage the site or surrounding locality. Trees, fences, buildings, equipment and stock should be respected.
(p) Domestic pets must be kept on leads not exceeding ten feet, when on the site, and Marshals are authorised to ask any animals must be kept under proper control at all times, and any accidents cleaned up immediately.
(q) Speed of vehicles must not exceed 5 miles per hour on sites. This includes bicycles, etc.
(r) Authority for the conduct of sites is vested in Marshals and co-Marshals. Marshals will be furnished with a copy of site rules.
(s) No learner driver will be allowed to drive on any site.
(t) Bows and Arrows, Catapults, Metal Detectors and Firearms are not permitted on the rally field. Kite flying and ball games liable to cause damage must not be played in the immediate vicinity of caravans or tents. Drone flying of any size is not permitted.
(u) The use of children’s powered cars, trikes etc. is not allowed on the rally field, except where their use is an aid to a disabled person.
(v) It is strongly recommended that club members’ caravans and tents are equipped with fire extinguisher and a first aid kit.
(w) No naked lights or cooking stoves to be used in tents belonging to the Youth Section or child’s pup tent.
(x) Personal generators may be used at the discretion and ruling of individual clubs.
(y) Rally bookings will not be accepted before 15th January.
(z) Persons in breach of these rules will be reported by Marshals to the appropriate club committees and disciplinary action may be taken.
The Association will not accept liability for any accident, loss or damage to persons or property occupying any part of the site, however caused.