Committee Board or Court of Honour is an important part of the Troops
system. It is a standing committee which, under the guidance of the
Scoutmaster, settles the affairs of the Troop, both administrative and
disciplinary. It develops in its members self-respect, ideals of freedom
coupled with a sense of responsibility and respect for authority, while
it gives practice in procedure such as is invaluable to the boys indivi-
dually and collectively character training .Through it the Scouts themselves
gradually learn that they have considerable say in what their Troops
Scouting . For that matter it is a real co-operativeeffort. to see that
he has some individual responsibility for the good of his Troop.
Committee Board takes charge of routine matters and the management the
Troop . The Court of Honour on the other hand, is composed solely of
the Troop co- mmitteeThe Court of Honour, as its name implies, has a
rather exceptional mission, such as dealing with cases of discipline
and questions of awards.
Scouts give up their time and energies, and in many cases their money
as well, to the work of organising the training of boys, withoutany
idea of reward or praise for what they are doing, They do it for the
love of their Troop and their kind.
Teoh Chai Hong