Art. 1 – E'costituita the association
It is governed by this Statute and the respective national rules.
Art. 2. – Essa ha sede in Como (CO), in Your Oriani 8.
The Board of directors, with its resolution, has the right to establish and suppress operating offices and sections stacéate, and join, resolution to be adopted by the ordinary shareholders, associations or other entities when it might come in handy to achieve its social goals.
Art. 3. — The Association is a non-profit, is indefinite and pursues cultural purposes, particularly:
1) contributes to the spread of poetry and literature;
2) contributes to the spread of the other arts: music, painting, sculpture, etc..
In achieving these goals, the Association aims to:
1)organize literary prizes and poetry;
2)promote the publication of books and / or publishing products, also related to literary awards organized;
3) organize other initiatives that can spread the love for literature and the arts and culture;
4) support and cooperate with organizations, associations and organizations that have similar aims of the association;
5) implement any other initiative that the shareholders' meeting deems consistent with the spirit of this statute.
The organization makes use of every tool to achieve their social aims and in particular the cooperation with local authorities, including through the conclusion of appropriate agreements, pursuant to Article. 7 of L. 266/1991.
The Organization may also conduct any business or activity in accordance with marginal production above.
Art. 4. — This statute was amended by resolution adopted by the Assembly by a majority vote of those appearing before present, constituted on first call with the presence of 1/4 (three-quarters) of the members and the second meeting with the presence of at least half of the members.
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Art. 5. – The assets consist of:
• the initial endowment fund, consists of payments made by the founders;
• from any reserve funds with the budget surplus;
• movable and immovable property which become the property of the Association.
The income of the Association shall consist of:
• by income from its
• from donations or grants from public bodies and private organizations or individuals;
• any other income of marginal or ancillary nature made in accordance with its institutional goals;
• by contributions from public authorities for the conduct of activities in the Convention or accreditation;
• Funds received as a result of occasional public funds collected also by offers of goods of low value;
• any revenue from commercial nature carried out in accordance with its institutional purposes and to an extent the prevailing.
The Association is prohibited from distributing, even indirectly, profits or surpluses, however denominated, as well as funds, reserves or capital during the life of the Association, unless the destination or distribution is required by law.
Art. 6. – The financial year ends on 31 December each year. Within four months after the end of each fiscal year will be prepared by the Board of Directors the final budget and the budget of the next financial year. Budgets must be deposited at the registered office of the Association 15 (fifteen) days prior to the Shareholders' Meeting called for their approval, available to all those who have motivated their interest in reading.
Art. 7. – Members are natural persons and legal entities (by means of the legal representatives or their delegates), that sharing the aims of the Association, commit themselves to implement them and pay their dues established annually by the Board.
Art. 8. – Anyone wishing to join the Association shall subscribe to and share the goals that the Association proposes to approve and commitment and must comply with the statute and any regulations.
Art. 9. - All members of legal age, in compliance with the payment of membership dues, will be entitled to vote at the meeting; members will, also, right to know the programs with which the Association intends to implement social goals; access to all the services offered and managed by the. Any division of the members into different categories of members, not imply any difference in treatment concerning their rights in the Association. It’ expressly excluded any limitation to the full exercise of membership rights in relation to the temporary nature of participation in community life. The election of the Association can not be restricted or limited in any way and is informed to the highest standards of freedom to participate to vote and stand.
Art. 10. – Members have an obligation to observe the provisions of the Statute and the resolutions adopted by the governing bodies, to pay the membership fee, to be consistent with the objectives of the Association and lend your support to the conduct of social activities by offering predominantly personal commitment, spontaneous and free.
The services provided by its members are free of charge and can not be compensated even by the recipient. To members may be reimbursed only the expenditure actually incurred on the basis of appropriate parameters, Valid for all members, established by the Governing Council and approved by the. The status of a volunteer is incompatible with any form of employment.
Art. 11. – Membership is lost by death, resignation and for non-payment or unworthiness.
Anyone who adheres to the Association may at any time give notice of its intention to withdraw from the association, one of the participants; such withdrawal shall take effect from the beginning of the second month following the month in which the Council receives notification of the intention to withdraw.
The arrears will be declared by the Board.
In case of default of its obligations to the Association, non-payment of dues, non-compliance of the provisions contained in the Statute, in any internal regulations or resolutions adopted by corporate bodies or where there are serious reasons, anyone involved in the Association may be excluded by a resolution of the Governing Council. The General Assembly must ratify the decision taken by the exclusion of a member of the Governing Council. The exclusion shall take effect on the thirtieth day following the notification of delisting, which must contain the reasons for which the exclusion was deliberate. In the event that the excluded do not agree with the reasons for exclusion, he may refer the matter to the Arbitration under this Statute; in this case the effectiveness of the resolution of exclusion is suspended until the decision of the Board itself.
In no event and, then, even in case of forfeiture, resignation, exclusion or death the members themselves, or their heirs, Association can claim anything nor do they have any right to the assets of the Association.
Art. 12. – The Association consists of:
• Assembly dei partner;
• The Board of Directors;
• The Chairman of the Board of Directors;
• The Board of Auditors, is nominati.
Art. 13. – I members are invited to attend the meeting by the Board at least once a year within the 30 April through communication sent by postal mail, fax or e-mail or posted in the headquarters of the Association, at least fifteen gorni before the date fixed for the meeting.
The notice must contain the agenda and details of the place, the day and time of the meeting, in both first and second call.
The Assembly may meet in a place other than the registered office within Italy.
The Assembly must also be convened upon a reasoned and signed by at least 1/3 of the directors or by at least one tenth of the members, norm dell'arte. 20 Civil Code.
Art. 14. – The Assembly deliberates
• the approval of the balance sheet and budget;
• the guidelines and directives of the General Association;
• the appointment of members of the Governing Council, President, and the eventual appointment of the Board of Auditors;
• changes of the Memorandum and Articles of Association;
• approval of any regulations governing the conduct of the Association;
• anything else she entrusted by law or by statute.
Art. 15. – The Meetings are validly constituted and resolutions with the majorities provided for in Article. 21 C.C..
All members, greater than age, in compliance with the payment of membership dues, have the right to attend Shareholders' Meetings and to exercise freely their right to vote. Each member has one vote and is eligible to all offices freely associative. Each shareholder may be represented by written proxy only one other member.
Art. 16. – The meeting is chaired by the Chairman of the Board, in the absence of the Vice President; in the absence of both the Assembly shall appoint its Chairman. The President shall appoint a secretary and, if it considers the case, two tellers. The Chairman shall be to ascertain the validity of proxies and in general, the right to attend the Meeting. Meetings of shareholders shall be drawn up in minutes signed by the President and Secretary and any scrutineers. Of shareholders' resolutions must be given publicity to the notice board of the office of the the minutes.
Board of directors
Art. 17. – The Association is governed by a Board of Directors composed of a minimum of three to a maximum of nine members elected by the shareholders for a period of three years and may be reappointed. In case of resignation or death of a counselor, the Board at its next meeting shall be replaced in asking them to validate the first Annual Meeting.
If, for any reason, is no longer a majority of the directors, the entire Board of Directors is deemed to have lapsed and must be renewed.
Art. 18. – The Board appoints its own members a President, a Vice President and Secretary, where such appointments have not been done by the Shareholders' Meeting.
No compensation is due to the members of the Council for the performance of their collegial work, except for the right to reimbursement of expenses actually incurred and documented, and any compensation, within the limits of the law, for the performance of special duties.
Art. 19. – The Council shall meet as often as the Chairman deems necessary or that a request is made by at least two of its members, and at least once a year to vote on the budget and final balance and the amount of dues.
Art. 20. – For The quorum must be the presence of the majority of the members of the Council and the favorable vote of a majority of those present.
The Council is chaired by the President, in his absence the Vice-President, in the absence of both the eldest of these.
Council meetings will be drawn up, a special book, the minutes, which will be signed by the President and Secretary.
Art. 21. – The Council is vested with the broadest powers for the ordinary and extraordinary management of the Association, unrestricted. It also goes to the compilation of budgets and final accounts and their submission to the Assembly; the appointment of employees and determine their remuneration; fill any regulations for the operation of the Association, compliance with which is mandatory for all members after the approval of the.
Art. 22. – The President, and in his absence the Vice-President, legally represents the Association in dealings with third parties and in legal proceedings, responsible for the implementation of the resolutions of the Assembly and the Council; in cases of urgency, may exercise the powers of the Board, subject to ratification by the first meeting of this.
The President convenes and presides over the Assembly and the Council, takes care of the implementation of the relevant resolutions, supervises the administration of the Association, to verify compliance with the Statutes and any regulations, promotes reform where if the need arises.
The Vice-President shall replace the President in all its functions whenever the latter is prevented in the exercise of its functions.
The intervention of the Vice President is for the third test of the Chairman.
Board of Auditors
Art. 23.- At the same time the election of the Governing Council, the Assembly may provide for the appointment of the Board of Auditors, composed of three members and two alternates (who take over in the event of termination of an effective member), chosen from among non-members.
For their term of office, the reappointment and remuneration are subject to the rules laid down in this Statute for Members of the Governing Council.
I Revisori, whose mandate is incompatible with that of adviser, meet at least twice a year.
They have a duty to ensure the proper keeping of accounts and prepare a report to the annual financial statements; can ensure the consistency of the case and at any moment, individually, acts of – inspection and monitoring; take care of the estate of the book of meetings of Auditors and of the right to participate ,meetings of the Assembly and of the Executive Board with the right to speak but without the right to vote.
Art. 24 – In addition to keeping the books prescribed by law, The Association holds books the minutes of meetings and resolutions of the Assembly, the Governing Council and of the Auditors, if appointed, as well as the book of the members of the Association.
Art. 25. – The dissolution of the Association is approved by the, the affirmative vote of 3/4 of members. The Assembly shall appoint one or more liquidators.
It’ done anyway prohibition to donate even indirectly to a third party, the remaining assets of The; the Assembly will decide on its destination to another association with similar purposes or for purposes of public utility, heard the monitoring authority referred to in Art. 3, paragraph 190 Law 23 December 1996, n. 662, unless otherwise provided for by law. The transfer of the assets must therefore be consistent with Article. 5, paragraph 4 L.266/1991.
Art. 26. – Any dispute between the social partners and between them and the Association or its agencies, will be submitted, in all cases not prohibited by law and the exclusion of any other jurisdiction, the judgment of an arbitration panel of three arbitrators, amicable, two of which are to be appointed by each of the disputing parties and the third by the two arbitrators so appointed or, in case of disagreement, by the President of the Court of Como.
The referees judge ex aequo et bono, without procedural formalities and with final judgment, within ninety days.
Art. 27. – To regulate what has not provided for herein, reference must be made to the existing rules and institutions as provided by the Civil Code as well as the D. gs. 460/97 and L. 266/91 and subsequent amendments and additions.