BASES governance and policy documents set out the key principles by which the Association is governed and the values that the Association aims to uphold. Changes to BASES Governance Documents and BASES Policies must be agreed and approved by members at the BASES Annual General Meeting.
BASES has signed up to the Voluntary Code of Good Governance. The Code aims to enable sport and recreation organisations to aspire to and maintain good governance by providing signatories with practical, simple and realistic advice on improving structures and decision-making processes in their sport or activity.
The Code was developed by a coalition of organisations led by the Sport and Recreation Alliance including the British Olympic Association, the British Paralympic Association and UK Sport. It has seven basic principles: