The Elbląg Association of Amazons in Elbląg has legal personality
The name of the Association is reserved.
The seat of the Association is the Co-operative House of Culture "Zakrzewo" in Elbląg, ul. Robotnicza 246.
The area of the Association's activity is the Elbląg poviat and its surroundings, and the seat of the authorities - Elbląg.
The Association's activities are based on the voluntary work of its members.
It may also hire employees to conduct its affairs.
The Association may conduct public benefit activities free of charge and against payment.
In the case of paid activity, all income from this activity is allocated to public benefit activities and statutory purposes of the Association.
The Association may use badges and seals on the terms set out in specific regulations.
The association may be a member of national and international organizations with the same or a similar profile of activity. The General Meeting of Members decides on joining or withdrawing from the above-mentioned organizations by a qualified majority of at least 2/3 votes of ordinary members participating in the General Meeting of Members.
Goals and methods of action
The aim of the association is:
- Searching for forms and methods of full physical and mental rehabilitation of women after mastectomy
- Providing care for women waiting for surgery.
- Providing assistance to women after breast amputation surgery.
- Conducting counseling by doctors, psychologists, specialists in other fields and women after surgery.
- Informing the public about neoplastic diseases.
The Association achieves its goals by:
- Social assistance for people in a difficult life situation and providing equal opportunities for these people.
- Charity work.
- Protection and promotion of health.
- Actions for the disabled.
- Actions for people in retirement age.
- Promotion of employment and professional activation of people who are unemployed and threatened with dismissal.
- Science, education, education and upbringing.
- Promotion of physical culture, tourism and active recreation
- Promotion and protection of human rights and civil liberties, as well as activities supporting the development of democracy.
- Activities supporting the development of communities and the local community.
- Promotion and organization of volunteering
- Organizing self-help rehabilitation in the form of the "Ochotniczki" campaign. "Volunteers" are women after breast amputation, who, after professional training, engage in discussions with women in hospitals before and after surgery.
- Establishing cooperation and exchanging experiences with oncological associations in Poland and abroad
- Propagating knowledge related to the issues of female cancer diseases
- Information and dissemination of the idea of early detection of neoplastic diseases and the effectiveness of their treatment.
- Assistance in the provision of prostheses, wigs, underwear, etc.
- Publishing and dissemination of brochures, posters, films, photos and other educational materials.
- Conducting promotional and artistic activities, organizing cultural, entertainment and sports events.
- Promoting the activities of the Association and its ideas.
Natural and legal persons may be members of the Association
A legal person may only be a supporting member of the Association.
Association members are divided into:
- Ordinary members
- Supporting members
- Honorary members
Ordinary members can be women after mastectomy, interested in helping women in the process of physical and mental rehabilitation before and after surgery
A supporting member may be a natural or legal person who is interested in the activities of the Association and has declared financial or material assistance to it. A legal person acts through its representative.
An honorary member may be a person who has made special contributions to the Association.
Ordinary and supporting members are approved by the Management Board by way of a declaration.
Honorary members are awarded by the General Meeting at the request of the Management Board.
An ordinary member has the right to:
- Active and passive voting rights to the authorities of the Association
- Participation in meetings, lectures and conferences organized by the Association's authorities
- Submitting opinions, motions and demands to the Association's authorities
- Use of the Association's facilities, services and assistance
- Complaints to the General Meeting of Members of the Management Board's resolution to remove from the list of members or to exclude.
An ordinary member is obliged to:
- Active participation in the work and implementation of the Association's goals
- Comply with the statute, regulations and resolutions of the Association's authorities
- Voluntary contribution payment
A supporting and honorary member, with the exception of active and passive voting rights, has the rights specified in § 11 para. 2-5.
A supporting and honorary member has the right to participate in an advisory capacity in the statutory authorities of the Association.
The supporting member is obliged to regularly fulfill the declared benefits and observe the statute and resolutions of the Association.
1) Membership of the Association shall cease as a result of:
- Voluntary resignation from membership in the Association, notified in writing to the Management Board, after prior settlement of any obligations,
- Loss of legal personality of the supporting member,
- Deletion from the list of members due to unjustified delay with possible obligations for a period exceeding 6 months,
- Exclusion from the Association as a result of the Management Board's decision in the event of gross violation of the statutory principles, failure to comply with the provisions,
- Exclusion as a result of a final judgment of a common court, adjudicating an additional penalty in the form of deprivation of public rights,
- Deprivation of the rights of an honorary member as a result of a resolution of the Association's authorities granted by membership.
2) In the cases specified in section 1 point 3,4,5 The Management Board is obliged to notify the member of removal or exclusion, giving reasons, indicating the right to appeal to the General Meeting of Members within 14 days from the date of delivery of the resolution.
3) The rules set out in section 2 shall apply accordingly to persons refused membership.
The authorities of the Association are:
- General Meeting of Members
- revision Committee
1) The term of office of all the authorities of the Association is 4 years, and their election is by secret ballot, with an absolute majority of votes.
2) The Chairperson from the previous term remains an honorary member of the Management Board, if she was not a member of the Management Board of the Association in the next term.
3) Resolutions of the Association's authorities, unless the Articles of Association provide otherwise, are adopted in open voting by a simple majority of votes, in the presence of at least half of the total number of eligible members. The meeting may pass a secret vote.
In the event of resignation, exclusion or death of a member of the Association's governing bodies during the term of office, the composition of these governing bodies is supplemented from among the candidates not selected, according to the order of votes obtained.
The number of members co-opted in this way may not exceed 1/3 of the number of members from the election.
General Meetings of Members
1) The General Assembly of Members is the highest authority of the Association
2) The General Meeting is attended by:
- With a casting vote - ordinary members
- With an advisory vote - supporting members, honorary members and invited guests
3) The Management Board shall notify the members of the place, date and agenda of the meeting at least 14 days before the scheduled date.
4) Resolutions of the General Meeting are passed in the presence of:
- In the first term - at least 1/3 of ordinary members
- On the second deadline - set on the same day, 30 minutes later from the first deadline, regardless of the number of people entitled to vote
1) The General Meeting of Members may be ordinary or extraordinary.
2) The General Meeting proceeds according to the rules of procedure adopted by it.
3) Extraordinary General Meeting of Members may be held at any time, in particularly justified cases.
4) The Extraordinary General Meeting of Members is convened by the Management Board:
- On my own initiative
- At the request of the Audit Committee
- At a reasoned request, at least 15 ordinary members
5) In the cases specified in sec. 4 points b and c, the Extraordinary General Meeting should be convened no later than within 4 weeks from the date of submitting the request to the Management Board
6. The Extraordinary General Meeting deliberates only on matters for which it was appointed
The competences of the General Meeting of Members include in particular:
- Defining the main directions of the Association's activities
- Adoption of the statute and its changes
- Adoption of the budget
- Selection and dismissal of members of the Association's authorities
- Awarding and debunking honorary members
- Consideration of appeals in membership matters against the resolutions of the Management Board
- Adopting resolutions on belonging to other organizations
- Adopting resolutions on the dissolution of the Association and the allocation of its assets
- Adopting resolutions on other matters put on the agenda.
1) The Board manages the overall activity of the Association, represents it outside and is responsible to the General Meeting.
2) The Management Board consists of a maximum of 6 members, including the president, vice president, secretary and treasurer.
3) The rules of operation of the Management Board are set out in the regulations adopted by the Management Board.
4) Meetings of the Management Board are held as needed, however, at least 4 times a year.
The scope of activities of the Management Board includes:
- Achieving the Association's goals and resolutions of the General Meeting
- Establishing a budget and estimates
- Managing the assets of the Association
- Convening the General Meeting
- Organizing and conducting the activities of the Association
- Maintaining membership documentation
- Applying for granting or revoking the dignity of an honorary member of the Association
- Adopting resolutions on membership matters
1) The Audit Committee is the authority of the Association appointed to control its activities.
2) The Audit Committee consists of 3 members, including the chairman, deputy and secretary.
3) A member of the Audit Committee cannot be a member of the Association's Management Board at the same time.
4) A member of the Audit Committee performs his functions socially.
5) A person convicted by a final judgment for an intentional crime may not be a member of the Audit Committee.
The scope of activities of the Audit Committee includes:
- Control of the Association's activities
- The right to request an Extraordinary General Meeting of Members, as well as the right to convene a meeting of the Management Board
- Submitting reports on its activities at the General Meeting of Members.
Members of the Audit Committee may participate - in an advisory capacity - in a meeting of the Management Board.
The Audit Committee operates on the basis of the Regulations adopted by the Committee.
Property and funds
1) The property of the Association consists of real estate, movables and funds.
2) The assets of the Association may not be used for granting loans or securing liabilities towards members of the Association, members of its bodies, employees and relatives within the meaning of the Act of April 24, 2003. on public benefit and volunteering / Journal 96, item 873
3) The assets of the Association may not be transferred or used for the benefit of its members, members of bodies, employees and their relatives, on terms other than
in relation to third parties.
4) It is unacceptable to purchase goods or services on special terms from entities in which members of the Association, members of its bodies or employees and their relatives participate.
1) The sources of the Association's assets are:
- Voluntary membership fees. The amount of the contributions is determined by the General Meeting for each calendar year
- Income from real estate and movables owned or used by the Association.
- Donations, bequests and bequests
- Proceeds from statutory activities
2) Funds, regardless of their origin, may be kept only on the Association's account.
3) The Association conducts financial management and accounting in accordance with applicable regulations.
1) For the validity of declarations of will, letters and documents regarding the property rights and obligations of the Association, signatures of two persons are required: the president or vice president
and the treasurer.
2) For the validity of other letters and documents, signatures of two members of the Management Board are required.
3) In agreements between the Association and a member of the Board and in disputes with him, the Association is represented by a member of the Audit Committee indicated in the resolution of this body.
Change of the statute and dissolution of the Association
1) Adoption of the Statute or its amendment and adoption of a resolution on the dissolution of the Association by the General Assembly of Members requires a qualified majority of 2/3 of votes in the presence of at least half of those entitled to vote.
2) By adopting a resolution to dissolve the Association, the General Meeting determines the manner of liquidation and the allocation of the Association's assets.
The statute and its amendments enter into force after the relevant decision of the Registry Court becomes final.