Modifies the previous bylaws dated 30/7/2013
CHAPTER I NAME, PURPOSES, ADDRESS AND SCOPE
Article 1. Denomination
With the denomination: INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MEMBERS OF SECURITY BODIES AND EMERGENCIES (from now on under the acronym AIMCSE) The denomination in English and French will also be used:
International Association of Members from Security Bodies and Emergency Services / International Association of Members of the Corps de Sécurité et Secours.
The association is constituted from July 30, 2013, under the Organic Law 1/2002, of March 22, regulating the Right of Association, and complementary regulations, with legal personality and full capacity to act, lacking the spirit of profit.
In all that is not foreseen in these Statutes, the aforementioned Organic Law 1/2002, of March 22, and the complementary provisions for development will apply.
(The denomination must respect the requirements and limits provided in Article 8 of Organic Law 1/2002 and Articles 22 and 23 of the Regulations of the National Registry of Associations, approved by RD 949/2015, of October 23)
Article 2. Duration
This association is established indefinitely.
Article 3. Purposes
The existence of this Association aims to:
Promote and strengthen communication between members of security bodies of
all kinds without distinction about the country or region or the type of body from which it comes (public, private, civil, military, health …)
Promote training and the transfer of good practices among members of security bodies. Organize recycling activities, professional development and other training activities demanded by the members of security and emergency bodies.
Facilitate access to other services and basic products of interest to members of security and emergency bodies (insurance, safety material, physical preparation …) related to professional activity.
Support members of security forces in situations of special needs, promoting solidarity and the spirit of help among colleagues in the profession.
Article 4. Activities
To fulfill these purposes, the following activities will be carried out:
Study of needs, research and detection of sources of knowledge and professional experts in training related to safety, relief and emergencies.
Creation of a «Knowledge Center on Security, Relief and Emergencies».
Publication of studies and news on security and
Organization of own training activities and in partnership with training centers.
Activities of relationship with other organizations of the sector and representation of the members before the
Organization of congresses, seminars, fairs and other activities
Promotion of a «Resource Center» for members of security and emergency bodies
Article 5. Registered office
The Association currently has its registered office in Madrid (Spain), C / Espoz y Mina, nº 2, CP. 28012, and will carry out its activities both in the territory of the Spanish State and internationally.
CHAPTER II ORGANS OF REPRESENTATION
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Article 6. The Association shall be managed and represented by a Board of Directors formed by: a President, a Secretary, a treasurer and one or several vice-presidents, who may be compatible with the positions of secretary and treasurer and may additionally be appointed and dismissed by the Board of Directors as many members as necessary. All the positions that make up the Board of Directors will be free. These will be designated and revoked, if not urgently, by the General Assembly and its mandate will last for 5 years.
Article 7. The members of the Board of Directors may terminate by: voluntary resignation communicated in writing to the Board of Directors, by a termination agreement approved by the majority of the Board (except the president) or by expiration of the mandate. Only one Assembly (Extraordinary or Ordinary) may be closed to the President.
Article 8. The members of the Board of Directors that have exhausted the term for which they were elected, will continue to hold their positions until the moment when the acceptance of those who substitute them takes place. In order to be elected a member of the Board of Directors, an associate must have belonged to the Association for a minimum period of five consecutive years and not have outstanding debts with it. Requirement is final required only from when it is 5 years old AIMCSE (as of 7/30/18).
Article 9. The Board of Directors will meet as many times as determined by its President and at the initiative or request of two of its members and for their agreements to be valid, they must be taken by majority vote. In case of a tie, the President’s vote will be of quality.
Article 10. Powers of the Board of Directors:
The faculties of the Board of Directors will be extended, in general, to all acts pertaining to the purposes of the Association, provided that they do not require, according to these Statutes, express authorization of the General Assembly.
The following are the specific faculties of the Board of Directors:
Direct the social activities and take the economic and administrative management of the Association, agreeing to carry out the appropriate contracts and
Execute the agreements of the Assembly
Formulate and submit the balance sheets and annual accounts for the approval of the General Assembly.
Resolve on the admission of new
Appoint delegates for some specific activity of the Association.
Any other faculty that is not of the exclusive competence of the General Assembly of partners.
Set membership fees
Any other that is not competence attributed to another body
Make small modifications to the bylaws that may be legally binding for proper registration in the Association Registry.
Change the registered office and the name of the association.
Article 11. The President shall have the following attributions: legally represent the Association before all kinds of public or private organizations; convene, chair and adjourn the sessions held by the General Assembly and the Board of Directors, as well as direct the deliberations of both; order payments and authorize with your signature the documents, minutes and correspondence; adopt any urgent measure or agreement or contract that the good performance of the Association advises or in the development of its activities is necessary or convenient, without prejudice to subsequently report to the Board of Directors. In order to be a candidate for the Presidency, a member of the Association must have been a member of the Board for a minimum period of five years. Requirement is last required only from when it is 5 years old AIMCSE (as of 7/30/18)
Article 12. The Vice-president and / or vice-presidents shall substitute the President in the absence of the latter, motivated by illness or any other cause or by delegation thereof and shall have the same powers, at that moment, as he. This position is compatible with those of Secretary and / or Treasurer.
Article 13. The Secretary will be in charge of the direction of the purely administrative work of the Association, will issue certifications, will take the books of the Association legally established and the file of associates, and will safeguard the documentation of the entity, making them attend to the communications on the designation of Boards of Directors and other social agreements registered to the corresponding Registers, as well as the fulfillment of the documentary obligations in the terms that legally correspond.
Article 14. The Treasurer shall collect and safeguard the funds belonging to the Association and shall comply with the payment orders issued by the President.
Article 15. The Members will have the obligations of their position as members of the Board of Directors, as well as those arising from the delegations or work commissions entrusted by the Board itself.
Article 16. Vacancies that may arise during the term of office of any of the members of the Board of Directors, shall be provisionally covered between said members until the final election by the General Assembly convened for that purpose. The President can name provisionally positions.
CHAPTER III GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Article 17. The General Assembly is the supreme governing body of the Association and will be composed of all the associates.
Article 18. The meetings of the General Assembly shall be ordinary and extraordinary. The ordinary one will be held once a year within the four months following the close of the fiscal year; Extraordinary meetings will be held when circumstances so dictate, in the opinion of the President when the Board of Directors so decides or when it is proposed in writing by a tenth of the members.
Article 19. The calls of the General Assemblies will be made expressing the place, day and hour of the meeting as well as the agenda with concrete expression of the matters to be discussed. Between the convocation and the day appointed for the holding of the Assembly on first call shall have to mediate at least ten days, unless justified by the Board of Directors, and may also be recorded if appropriate the date and time at which the Assembly will meet in Second call. Mediating between both at least five minutes.
Article 20. The General Assemblies, both ordinary and extraordinary, will be validly constituted on first call when a third of the associates with voting rights attend, and on second call whatever the number of associates with the right to vote.
The agreements will be taken by simple majority of the people present or represented when the affirmative votes exceed the negative, not being computable for these purposes the null votes, blank, or abstentions.
A qualified majority of the people present or represented in the Assembly will be necessary, (which will result when the affirmative votes are at least 75% of the valid votes cast), to approve the:
Dissolution of the entity
Disposition or alienation of integral assets of the
Remuneration of the members of the representative body.
Article 21. The powers of the General Assembly are:
Approve the management of the Board
Examine and approve Accounts
Choose the members of the Board
Dissolution of the association.
Disposition or transfer of assets
Agree, where appropriate, the remuneration of the members of the representative bodies.
Article 22. They require an agreement of the Extraordinary General Assembly convened for this purpose:
Dissolution of the Association.
CHAPTER IV PARTNERS
Article 23. Members with capacity to act who have an interest in the development of the purposes of the Association may belong to the Association. To be admitted as a member, it will be an indispensable requirement to be an active member of a Security, Relief or Emergency Corps (either public or private), to have rendered services for a related entity or to demonstrate having been in the past (through a certificate issued by the entity , copies of payroll, work life …) The Association will check the accuracy of the information provided by the candidate making the arrangements deemed appropriate to have information from reliable sources.
Article 24. Within the Association there will be the following classes of partners:
Founders, who will be those who participate in the act of constitution of the Association and the different members of the different Boards of Directors that can be elected from the foundation until the 30/7/18.
Number, which will be those who enter after the constitution of the Association and are not or have been members of a Board of Directors of the association, prior to 30/7/18.
Of honor, those who due to their prestige or for having contributed in a relevant way to the dignity and development of the Association, are entitled to such distinction. The appointment of the honorary members will correspond to the (Board of Directors or General Assembly).
Article 25. Members will be dismissed for any of the following reasons:
By voluntary resignation, communicated in writing to the Board
For breach of economic obligations, if you stop paying 1 annual fee.
For breach of the Internal Code of Honor, Ethics and Responsibility that all members must accept and comply with when they join the Association.
Article 26. The partners and number of founders shall have the following rights:
Take part in all activities organized by the Association in fulfillment of its purposes.
Enjoy all the advantages and benefits that the Association can
Participate in the Assemblies with voice and
Be electors and eligible for the charges
Receive information about the agreements adopted by the bodies of the Association.
Make suggestions to the members of the Board of Directors in order to better fulfill the purposes of the Association.
Article 27. Founding partners and number will have the following obligations:
Comply with these Statutes and the valid agreements of the Assemblies and the Board of Directors.
Pay the fees that are
Attend the Assemblies and other events that are organized.
Perform, where appropriate, the obligations inherent to the position that
Article 28. The members of honor shall have the same obligations as the founders and of number except for those provided in sections b) and d) of the previous article.
Likewise, they will have the same rights except for those listed in sections c) and d) of article 26, being able to attend assemblies without the right to vote.
OTHER ORGANS – ADVISORY BOARD
Article 29. The President of Honor
Honorary position held by the President of the Board of Directors prior to the one elected at the time, if he accepts the position and while he wishes it.
The President of Honor is not an executive position, but an advisory and honorary one, being able to preside over the Consultative Council of the association or delegate it.
In the case of not accepting the position of the Chairman of the previous Board, the Board of Directors in active position could appoint, if it deems convenient, another partner.
Article 30. Consultative Council. Composition.
It is a deliberative (non-executive) body composed of:
– The Honorary President or, if he wishes, his delegate to preside over the Consultative Council.
– The members of the previous boards of directors of the association that accept the position, as they wish.
– The founding partners who wish it.
– Other honorary partners or not and / or professionals of the area to be treated, who may be summoned punctually.
The Advisory Board will be created, as long as there are partners with the right to compose it who wish to be part of it.
Article 31. Functions of the Advisory Council.
The Consultative Council will prepare reports or recommendations on topics of the sector and for the better functioning of the association and its purposes and will transmit them to the Board of Directors.
Article 32. Organization of the Advisory Council.
The Consultative Council will be organized as its members create, who will create, if they wish, their own regulations and appoint a coordinator who will act as Secretary, collecting what was discussed in the minutes for their subsequent transfer to the Board of Directors of the Association and will be responsible for its calls, under the guidelines of the President of the body or its delegate.
Article 33. The economic resources foreseen for the development of the aims and activities of the Association will be the following:
Members’ fees, periodic or extraordinary.
Subsidies, bequests or inheritances that could be received legally by associates or third parties
Any other legal recourse.
Article 34. The Association at the time of its constitution has no Social Fund.
Article 35. The associative and economic exercise will be annual and its closure will take place on January 1 of each year.
CHAPTER VI DISSOLUTION
Article 36. Will be dissolved voluntarily when so agreed by the Extraordinary General Assembly, called for the purpose, in accordance with the provisions of Article 20 of these Statutes.
Article 37. In the event of dissolution, a liquidation commission will be appointed which, once the debts have been extinguished, and if there is excess liquid, it will allocate it for purposes that do not detract from its non-profit nature.
In Madrid, on January 10, 2018.