Name, headquarters, duration
E 'consists, under the Act 11 August 1991 No 266 and subsequent amendments, the volunteer organization called "Street Lawyer" (hereinafter "the Association"), non-profit.
It is based in Bologna, Street Armor 7/8.
The Board of Directors, with its deliberation, can move the seat in the same city, and to establish branches, Delegations and branch offices in other cities in the country.
The content and structure of the Association are based on principles of solidarity, transparency and democracy that enable the effective participation of the team membership to the life of the Association.
The duration of the unlimited.
Aims and objectives
The Association is a non-profit, is nonpartisan and nonsectarian and exclusive aim of social solidarity in favor of the homeless and disadvantaged.
Purposes of the Association are:
1. promote the activity of free legal assistance to homeless, in any legal dispute out of court and also;
2. encourage the emergence of one-stop "street lawyer" in every city where there is a presence of homeless people;
3. ensure national fidelity to the original idea of the branches, representation in the institutions of national, enhancement of individual experiences of local activation of branches, the collection of studies, and case studies on specific legal issues relating to homelessness.
To realize its purpose and the intent to act on behalf of the whole community, the Association proposes, in an illustrative and not exhaustive, to carry out, in voluntary and community benefit, independently, or in collaboration with other associations, agencies and private entities with similar goals and who share the aims and objectives of the Association, The following activities:
1. promote initiatives to affirm the fundamental rights of people;
2. promoting initiatives to foster the social and cultural integration of disadvantaged people and migrants;
3. constitute Commissions, Scientific Committees, and cultural, organizing conferences, seminars, and building a direct and bilateral cooperation with schools and universities, in order to facilitate upgrade paths constant for its members;
4. promote, organize, management initiatives to raise awareness, Information about the condition of the homeless and people in high social disadvantage;
5. organizing events, conferences and various initiatives to help spread the objectives of Attorney street Italy and abroad
The activities referred to in the preceding paragraph are carried out mainly through personal performance, free and voluntary provided by its members.
The members can only be redeemed by the expenses actually incurred for service provided, subject to documentation and within the limits previously established by the Association. Every form of economic relationship with the Association, Also arising from employment or self-, is incompatible with the status of member.
Street Lawyer The Doors
The Association has among its main objectives is to promote activities of free legal assistance to homeless, both in court and in court within. The Association carries out such activities through branches in the area ( referred to as "ATM Lawyer street" or "Attorney-stop street").
The emergence and activities of these branches is governed by regulations.
The number of members is unlimited.
All are members of the founding members and all individuals who undertake to help achieve the aims of the Association.
Are members of all those who share its aims and purposes upon admission as a member, approved by the Board of Directors, which is subject to the submission from interested parties by the application in which you express the commitment to adhere to these statutes and to comply with any regulations and decisions adopted by organs of the Association.
The Board of Directors by the annotation of new members in the register of members after they have paid the annual membership fee.
The Association membership is permanent and can not be imposed for a temporary period, understanding the assumptions set out in Article 6.
All members have equal rights and duties, except for the right to vote for the approval and amendment of the statutes and regulations and the appointment of officers of the Association that it is solely for members of legal age.
Rights and obligations of members
1. The members are obliged:
a) to observe this statute, internal regulations and resolutions lawfully adopted by the governing bodies;
b) to respect the dignity and good name of the Association and the individual branches;
c) to pay the annual fee;
d) to lend their work for the Association in a personal way, spontaneous and free;
and) to participate actively in community life and to contribute to the pursuit of social goals.
2. Members are entitled:
a) to participate in all activities sponsored by the Association;
b) to attend the meeting with voting rights;
c) access to static membership;
d) to inspect all deliberative acts and all documentation relating to the management of the Association, with the possibility to obtain a copy.
Withdrawal and exclusion of members
The partners are members of the Association at any time, understood their participation tacitly renewed from year to year, and cease to be part of it only in case of withdrawal, exclusion, decay, death.
Members can withdraw at any time by the associative relationship, with simple written notice to the Board of Directors.
Failure to pay the annual membership fee, on schedule by the Executive Council and despite the formal request for payment sent by the same organ, results in the automatic disqualification of a member.
The member is excluded by the prior resolution of the Board of Directors in case of:
- unjustified failure to participate in the life of the Association;
- conduct contrary to the provisions of this Statute;
- Failure of shareholder resolutions or decisions of the Board of Directors;
- of decorum or conduct prejudicial to the good name of the Association and individual branches;
- misuse of the name of the Association to perform legal work for consideration, and in general to carry out activities contrary to the objectives of the Association.
In any case, before exclusion, must be challenged in writing to the member at the same objections which are mossi, allowing right of reply.
The resolution of exclusion shall be promptly communicated adequately motivated to partner, which can be used before the Board of Trustees. If the Board of Trustees confirm the decision to exclude, It becomes effective upon receipt of that notice and subsequent entry in the register of shareholders. The excluded member may appeal to the court within six months from the day he was notified of the decision.
The membership fee paid by members is fixed by the shareholders. It is annual; is not divisible or repeatable in case of withdrawal or loss of membership. The mode of transfer of membership fees are governed by Regulation.
The Association consists of:
- the Shareholders' Meeting;
- the Board of Directors;
- the Board of Trustees;
- the Board of Auditors, if elected by the;
All offices and services provided by members are free.
The election of the Association can not be bound or limited in any way and is based on criteria of freedom of participation to vote and stand.
The Assembly comprises all members of the Association in good standing by paying the membership fee. Voting is based on the democratic principle "one person one vote".
Shareholders may be represented in the Assembly only by other members, giving a written proxy. It is not allowed more than two proxies per member. The delegation can not be given to those who hold positions within the Association.
The Assembly shall act by a public vote and by a majority vote of those present and represented by proxy without the limits for statutory changes and the dissolution of.
The Assembly has the power to decide that it acts by a secret vote on particular issues.
Meetings of the Assembly has drawn up the minutes, signed by the Chairman or his representative and, transcribed in the register of shareholders' meetings, vision for free to all members.
The Assembly has the following tasks:
1. elect members of the Board of Directors;
2. elect members of the Board of Trustees;
3. deliberate on the general program containing the guidelines of the Association prepared by the Board of Directors;
4. approve any internal regulations of the Association;
5. approve the budget and the Advisory within four months of the year end;
6. determine the amount of annual dues;
7. approve requests to amend the statutes referred to in Article. 21 deliberarne and any changes;
8. ratify the measures of competence of the Assembly adopted by the Board of Directors for reasons of urgency;
9. deliberate on any issue that is brought to its attention and put on the agenda.
The Assembly also act to dissolve the association and the disposal of its property.
The meeting is chaired, description of the present, President, Vice President, by another member of the Board of Directors or by any other member of the Association. The Chairman shall appoint the Secretary.
The Assembly's decisions are binding for all members.
The Assembly shall meet at least once a year. The Assembly is convened by the President of the Association on their own initiative, request of the Board of Directors, the Board of Trustees or upon request by at least one tenth of the members whenever they see fit. In case of unavailability of the Chairman the meeting may be convened by the Vice President.
The meeting is called by written notice sent to the address indicated in the register of shareholders or to the email address provided by the member, at least 20 days before the date fixed for the conduct of. The notice contains details of the place, of the day, time of the meeting and agenda.
Ordinary and extraordinary
The ordinary general meeting shall be duly constituted on the first call with the presence of half plus one of members, present in person or by proxy, and second convocation whatever the number of members present, in person or by proxy.
In resolutions approving the budget and those that affect their responsibilities of Board members have no voting rights.
The extraordinary meeting amending the articles of association with the presence of at least ¾ of the members and the affirmative vote of a majority of those present and acting on the dissolution and liquidation and the transfer of the assets by the affirmative vote of at least ¾ of the members.
Board of Directors
The ordinary rate among its members the members of the Board of Directors, carrying out the enforcement activities of the Association on the recommendation of the Assembly.
The Board is composed of a minimum of five and a maximum of eleven members; the number of components must be odd; remain in office for three years and its members may be reappointed. They expire in the event of unauthorized absence for three consecutive meetings.
The Board of Directors at its first meeting appoint the President, Vice President and Treasurer.
The Executive Council shall meet at least once every three months and when requested by the President, or if unable to attend, Vice President, or by at least one third of the components. In this latter case the meeting must take place within ten days of receipt of the request.
The Board also meets at the written request of the Board of Trustees to address urgent issues of general interest to the Association.
The first Board of Directors and the first President shall be elected by the founding partners in the constitution of.
The Board is duly constituted when it is present in the majority of councilors.
The Executive Council shall act by a majority of those present and shall perform the following tasks:
1. set standards for the operation of the organization and draw up the rules of procedure which must be approved by;
2. subject to the approval of the budget and annual accounts;
3. prepare the general program of the Association for approval by the Assembly;
4. develop a plan of activities based on the guidelines contained in the general program promoting and coordinating the activities and authorizing expenditure;
5. accept or reject the applications of prospective members with a motivated;
6. ratify, first in the next session, measures falling within its jurisdiction adopted by the President on the grounds of necessity and urgency;
7. replace promptly in cases of death, resignation, permanent impairment, disqualification of a councilor, with another member (The first non-elected), to remain in office until the end of the mandate of the Board of Directors. Should he fail the majority of councilors, the entire Board of Directors shall be deemed revoked; The President shall convene a meeting of members for re-election because they provide the full Board.
The President is elected by the Board of Directors among the components majorities of votes and remain in office until the renewal of the Board.
The President is the legal entity representation before third parties and in legal proceedings and implement the resolutions of the Board of Directors.
The President has signed the Association and is authorized to do business and accepting donations of any kind for any reason.
Chair, if elected, the meetings of the Board and in case of necessity and urgency take the measures pertaining to the Board of Directors, subjecting them to ratification at the next meeting.
In case of absence, for refusal or termination, their functions are performed by the Vice President.
Faced with partners, third parties and to all public offices, the signature of the Vice President is unable to fully test for the presence of the President.
Board of Trustees
The board of trustees consists of three regular members and two alternates elected by the.
It elects the President.
The Board is appointed for three years and is re-elected.
The Board shall examine all disputes between members, between them and the organization or its organs, among the members of the same. It finds ex aequo et bono without formal procedures.
Ensure the proper observance by members of the Association and the rules of the Statute, on the implementation of the resolutions of the shareholders, the proper administration of the assets of the Association and its correct use for the pursuit of social goals.
The Board may attend meetings of the Executive Committee without voting rights; may submit a written request to convene matters affecting the smooth running of the Association.
The Board may request the convening of the shareholders as provided in Article .10.
It acts on its own initiative, at the request of an organ or on the recommendation of even one member in writing and signed.
The Board shall report annually to the Assembly with reports written and signed.
Board of Auditors
The Board of Auditors, optional organ, when and if appointed, has control functions, is elected by the Assembly and is composed of three members and two alternates, chosen also from non-members and remain in office for three years. Appoints its own President.
The Board of Auditors controls the administration, correspondence of the budget accounting records and monitors compliance with the statute.
Attend meetings of Council and assemblies, non-voting and prepares its annual report regarding the final budget.
If this body is legally required, its components will be affixed in the chosen books.
Term of office
The officers last three years and may. They are free, except the right to reimbursement of expenses actually incurred and documented, interests of the Association.
The organization draws its economic resources for the operation and conduct of its activities:
a) contributions from members;
b) contributions of private;
c) State contributions, bodies or public institutions aimed exclusively at supporting specific and documented activities or projects;
d) contributions to international organizations;
and) donations and legacies;
f) refunds resulting from agreements;
g) revenue from commercial activities and marginal production.
The funds are deposited with the bank established by the Board of Directors.
All economic resources paid the Association shall be used to achieve the statutory purposes.
Each year must be prepared, by the Board of Directors, the budget and final accounts to be submitted to the Assembly which will decide by majority vote.
From the final budget must be the property, contributions and bequests received.
The annual budget is prepared and submitted to the shareholders within 4 months after the close of.
The financial statements must be filed with the office of the Association in 15 days before the Assembly convened to approve and send e-mail (an extract) members together with the convening of the assembly that provides for their approval and must be made public through appropriate forms of advertising.
The fiscal year of the Association begins January 1 and ends December 31 of each year.
Books of the Association
The Association shall keep the minutes of meetings and resolutions of the Assembly, Board of Directors and the shareholders' register of the Association and any other party authorized by law.
The books of the Association are visible to anyone on request motivated.
The Association shall not distribute profits or even indirectly surplus however called, funds and reserves or capital during the life of the Association.
Any profits or surpluses must be used exclusively for institutional activities.
Amendments to the Statute
The proposed amendments to the bylaws may be submitted by the Association for at least one organ or 1/10 of members.
Its deliberations are ratified by the presence of at least 3/4 members and the affirmative vote of a majority of those present.
The dissolution and liquidation of the Association may be proposed and approved by the Board of Directors, with the favorable vote of at least three quarters of the members, Shareholders' Meeting convened with specific agenda. The assets remaining after the depletion of the liquidation are donated to other organizations operating in the same or a comparable field of voluntary social and anyway, according to the provisions of Article. 5, comma 4 Law 266/91.
Standards for reference
For matters not covered by this statute, please refer to the laws in force, with particular reference to the Civil Code, Law No.. 266 11 August 1991 and regional legislation on volunteering.