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insurance_oz_faq [2014/05/20 17:51]
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 //Qu: What makes an event official?// //Qu: What makes an event official?//
  
-SCA corpora [[<http://​www.sca.org/​docs/​pdf/​govdocs.pdf%3E>]] section IIA states that "All Society events must be sponsored by branches of the Society, registered with the Seneschal of the sponsoring branch, publicized at least to the members of that branch, and conducted according to Society rules."​ So an event must be approved by the group seneschal and advertised to the group as an SCA event, and it must comply with all rules such as collection of indemnities,​ marshallate rules for fighting, etc. For further enquiries about the details of how this is administered,​ please contact the kingdom seneschal.+SCA corpora [[http://​www.sca.org/​docs/​pdf/​govdocs.pdf%3E]] section IIA states that "All Society events must be sponsored by branches of the Society, registered with the Seneschal of the sponsoring branch, publicized at least to the members of that branch, and conducted according to Society rules."​ So an event must be approved by the group seneschal and advertised to the group as an SCA event, and it must comply with all rules such as collection of indemnities,​ marshallate rules for fighting, etc. For further enquiries about the details of how this is administered,​ please contact the kingdom seneschal.
  
 //QU: Can we have an official meeting in one room while our friends have an unofficial practice in another room?// //QU: Can we have an official meeting in one room while our friends have an unofficial practice in another room?//
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 few of its members did on their own time. few of its members did on their own time.
    
-In the light of the above, the SCA Ltd strongly advises ​it'​s ​members to consider if their private actions of practicing weapons in a park to take care in ensuring that their actions are clearly not linked to the SCA, remember that no insurance coverage will be available, and advises that no activities are undertaken where the event/​activity might impact upon the SCA.+In the light of the above, the SCA Ltd strongly advises ​its members to consider if their private actions of practicing weapons in a park to take care in ensuring that their actions are clearly not linked to the SCA, remember that no insurance coverage will be available, and advises that no activities are undertaken where the event/​activity might impact upon the SCA.
  
 //Qu: What does the insurance actually cover?// //Qu: What does the insurance actually cover?//
    
-SCA Ltd insurance cover notes can be found on the board website at [[<http://​sca.org.au/​board/​index.php?​page=governance>]]. Basically the policies cover participants against their damaging property or bystanders as a result of doing normal SCA activities.+SCA Ltd insurance cover notes can be found on the board website at [[http://​sca.org.au/​board/​index.php?​page=governance]]. Basically the policies cover participants against their damaging property or bystanders as a result of doing normal SCA activities.
  
 The policy also covers the organisation for a number of crippling major incidents that could occur, for example above excess costs if we have an expensive tax investigation,​ loss of large amounts of money as a result of a crime (fidelity insurance), and the policy insures directors against poor decisions made with the best intentions and diligence, which ensures we get higher quality candidates for board positions, not only those who own no major assets (like a house which could be claimed in legal actions) or are unaware of the risks. The policy also covers the organisation for a number of crippling major incidents that could occur, for example above excess costs if we have an expensive tax investigation,​ loss of large amounts of money as a result of a crime (fidelity insurance), and the policy insures directors against poor decisions made with the best intentions and diligence, which ensures we get higher quality candidates for board positions, not only those who own no major assets (like a house which could be claimed in legal actions) or are unaware of the risks.

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