The copies of the ACF By-Laws presented here were uploaded in July 2017 except where noted otherwise. Some sections will require further updating.
Anyone needing to make use of the By-Laws and confirm that the By-Laws in a given area are up to date should use the Contacts page and send an email copied to the full ACF Executive (President, Secretary, Treasurer, Deputy President, Vice-Presidents).
DISCLAIMER: While all attempts are made to ensure accurate and up to date copies of the By-Laws are available, the ACF does not guarantee that the posted copies are necessarily correct and up to date in all regards.
Repealed and redundant by-laws are not included.
ACF Constitution (To be updated with changes from 2018 National Conference)
By-laws for ACF Tournaments (This version to be updated)
By-Law 1 Australian Chess Championship & Australian Major
(Note: Application of Section 3 (h) is frequently overridden. Where this is the case, decisions on the entry of overseas applicants are referred to the event selection committee.)
Procedure For Allocating ACF Tournaments (Updated Options Table to be added)
ACF Principles For Payment Of FIDE Fees (To be updated – ACF no longer pays for Trainer/Instructor fees)
Medals Procedures (Old version, to be updated)