The Open Meeting is the supreme body of the Junior Common Room, and has the following rights:
a) To pass motions of no confidence.
b) To pass amendments to the Goodricke College Constitution.
c) To establish the policy of the Junior Common Room and overturn or uphold the decisions of the Junior Common Room Committee in the same.
d) To hold JCRC Officers to account
At least one Open Meeting is held by the JCRC per term and may be called by either the Chair, a simple majority of the Junior Common Room Committee or by a petition of 4% or greater of the registered JCR members.
Voting on Open Meeting proposals takes place online. A vote is only considered to meet quorum, if more than 4% of the JCR (approximately 60 people) participate.
The rights of the Open Meeting are exercised via a free debate administered and chaired by the college Chair. When voting in Open Meetings, JCRC Policy may be established or dismissed by a simple majority, as may motions of No-Confidence whereas a two-thirds majority is required to pass amendments to the Constitution. Open Meetings must be held within 7 days of being called and must have been publicised by the JCRC at least 72 hours in advance.
More information concerning Open Meetings may be found in the JCR Constitution.