TITLE I – FORM – OBJECT – NAME – SEAT – DURATION
ARTICLE 1: SHAPE
It is formed between the undersigned and the natural and / or legal persons who will adhere to the present statutes and fulfill the following conditions, a declared Association which will be governed by the law of the first of July nineteen hundred and one, by the decree of the sixteen August nineteen hundred and one, and by the present statutes.
ARTICLE 2: OBJECT:
The purpose of the association is to promote and develop research in general medicine and primary care, at national and international level, among medical students, medical interns, interns, heads of clinics of universities in general medicine, general assistants, and general practitioners undergoing thesis or having defended their thesis for less than 5 years.
The association may be required to support materially and financially all actions directly or indirectly related to the objectives of this article, or likely to promote its accomplishment.
ARTICLE 3: NAME
The association takes the name: French Association of Young Researchers in General Practice (FAYR-GP).
ARTICLE 4: SEAT:
Its registered office is at 286 rue Vendôme, 69003 LYON. It may be transferred to any other place by decision of the Board of Directors.
ARTICLE 5: DURATION:
The duration of the association is unlimited.
TITLE II – MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION
ARTICLE 6: MEMBERS:
The Association is composed as a whole of natural persons hereinafter referred to as:
Active members: natural persons who undertake to participate in the life of the association and the accomplishment of its purpose.
Can be active members:
- Graduate students of medical studies
- The interns of general medicine
- Acting as interns ( Faisant Fonction d’Interne)
- Heads of Clinic of Universities in General Practice
- General assistants
- GPs who have been defending their thesis for less than 5 years
- Anyone who has a status in another country equivalent to one of those listed above.
Benefactor members: natural persons who do not meet the conditions of Article 6 (a) and who wish to assist the association in fulfilling its purpose.
Each member must undertake to comply with the rules of procedure that may be adopted by the general meeting on the proposal of the board of directors.
ARTICLE 7: CONTRIBUTIONS:
All members undertake to pay their subscription, the amount of which is fixed by the general meeting, on the proposal of the board of directors.
Contributions are payable within 3 months of membership.
In case of resignation, the contribution paid to the association remains with the latter.
ARTICLE 8: RESIGNATION EXCLUSION DEATH:
Membership of the Association is lost:
- by resignation, the resigning members can not claim any rights over the assets of the association and the contribution paid to the association remains with the association.
- by the death of natural persons, the deceased member is not replaced in the association by his heirs.
- by cancellation, which may be pronounced by the general meeting of the members ruling by a two-thirds majority of the members present or represented, after preliminary investigation if necessary, the interested party having been called to provide its explanations. In this case, the contribution paid to the association remains with the association.
ARTICLE 9: RESPONSIBILITIES OF MEMBERS AND ADMINISTRATORS:
The patrimony of the association is the only answer to the commitments contracted by it, without any of the members of this association, even those who participate in its administration, can not be held responsible.
TITLE III – ADMINISTRATION
ARTICLE 10: BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
The association is administered by a board of directors composed of at least four members, elected by the ordinary general meeting of the members.
The term of office of the directors is one year renewable, without limitation of the number of terms as long as the conditions of Article 6 paragraph a) are met.
However, the member elected to the position of president of the board of directors of the association will not be able to represent more than once, which limits his mandate to a maximum of two consecutive years.
ARTICLE 11: FACULTY FOR THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS TO COMPLETE:
If a director can no longer perform his duties for any of the reasons set out in Article 8, the Board of Directors may provisionally replace him.
These nominations will be submitted, at the first meeting, to the ratification of the general meeting of the members. However, the director appointed to replace another, will remain in office only for the remaining time of the term of his predecessor.
In the absence of ratification, the deliberations and acts done by the board of directors since the provisional appointment will remain none the less valid.
ARTICLE 12: OFFICE OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
The Board of Directors elects, from among its active members, a chairman, a vice-chairman, a secretary general and a treasurer, who are eligible for re-election, provided that they meet the requirements of Article 6 (a) of these presents. statutes.
The functions of board member and board member are free. Compensation can be paid for due diligence carried out on receipts.
ARTICLE 13: MEETINGS AND DELIBERATIONS OF THE COUNCIL:
The board of directors meets when convened by the chairman, as often as the interests of the association require, either at the head office or at any other place specified in the notice.
The agenda is set jointly by the President and the Secretary General. It can only be fixed at the time of the meeting.
The presence of at least half of the members of the board of directors is necessary for the validity of the deliberations.
Decisions are taken by a majority of the members present, each director having one vote. In the event of a tie vote, the President has the casting vote.
The deliberations of the board of directors are recorded in minutes drawn up in a special register and signed by the chairman and the secretary general.
ARTICLE 14: POWERS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
The board of directors is vested with the broadest powers to act on behalf of the association and to have all the acts and operations permitted to the association authorized and which are not reserved for the general meeting of members.
He may, in particular, appoint and dismiss any director or employee (s), fix their remuneration, lease the premises and materials necessary for the association’s needs, have any repairs carried out, purchase or sell any securities or securities and any movable property and movable objects, to make use of the funds of the association and to represent the association in justice, as much in demand as in defense.
ARTICLE 15: DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY:
The members of the board of directors’ board are invested with the following attributions:
the president is responsible for executing the decisions of the board of directors and for ensuring the smooth running of the association, which it represents in court and in all acts of civil life.
The vice-president shall second the president in the exercise of his functions and replace him in case of impediment.
The secretary general is in charge of the convocations of the association, and draws up the minutes of the meetings.
The treasurer, under the responsibility of the president, makes all payments and receives all sums. He manages the accounts of the association.
TITLE IV – GENERAL ASSEMBLIES
ARTICLE 16: COMPOSITION AND TIMES OF MEETINGS:
The members meet in general meetings, which are described as extraordinary when their decisions relate to a modification of the statutes or to the approval or the cancellation of the members, and ordinary in the other cases.
The general meeting is composed of the members of the association, as defined in article 6. Any active member may be represented by another active member.
The ordinary general meeting is convened every year, at the invitation of the board of directors at the date, time and place indicated in the notice of meeting.
In addition, the ordinary general meeting is convened extraordinarily by the board of directors whenever it deems it useful or at the request of a quarter of the active members of the association.
The extraordinary general meeting is convened by the board of directors when it recognizes its usefulness or by at least a quarter of the active members of the association.
ARTICLE 17: CONVOCATIONS AND AGENDAS OF THE DAY:
The convocations are sent, at least fifteen clear days in advance, by letter or individual email, summarily indicating the object of the meeting.
The agenda is drawn up by the board of directors; it is only the proposals emanating from him and those communicated to him one month before the meeting, with the signature of a quarter, at least, of the active members of the association.
Meetings are held at the registered office or at any other place designated by the board of directors.
ARTICLE 18: OFFICE OF THE ASSEMBLY:
The meeting is chaired by the chairman of the board of directors or, failing that, by the vice-chairman, or by an active member delegated for this purpose by the board of directors.
The duties of secretary are performed by the secretary general of the board of directors or, in his absence, by an active member of the general meeting designated by the latter.
An attendance sheet signed by the members of the association is drawn up by entering the meeting and certified by the president or the secretary general.
ARTICLE 19: NUMBER OF VOTES:
Each active member of the association, under the terms of Article 6 (a), is entitled to one vote and one additional vote if he represents an absent active member who has delegated power to him. An active member can not have more than 2 votes.
Benevolent members do not have a vote in general or ordinary general meetings.
ARTICLE 20: REGULAR GENERAL MEETING:
The ordinary general meeting hears the report of the board of directors on its management and on the moral and financial situation of the association, it approves the accounts of the financial year closed, votes the budget of the following year, authorizes all acquisitions necessary for the accomplishment of the object of the association, any exchange and sale of its immovables as well as any constitution of mortgages and any loan and, in a general manner, deliberates on all the questions of general interest, on all those submitted to it by the board of directors, except those involving an amendment to the articles of association or the deletion of members.
The ordinary general meeting has the power to appoint or ratify the appointment of the directors and to determine the term of their office, in accordance with article 11, as well as to dismiss them.
However, this last resolution must necessarily be included in the agenda of the convening notices and the director (s) concerned must be able to present their explanations.
The deliberations are taken by the majority of the votes of the active members, present or represented.
ARTICLE 21: EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL ASSEMBLY
The extraordinary general meeting may amend the statutes in all their provisions, it may in particular decide on the early dissolution of the association, its merger with any other association pursuing a similar purpose or its affiliation to any association of associations.
It may pronounce the removal of certain members after prior investigation, if any, the interested party having been called upon to explain.
The deliberations of the extraordinary general meeting are taken by a two-thirds majority of the votes of active members present or represented.
However, the decisions taken are valid only if at least half of the active members of the association are present or represented at the extraordinary general meeting.
If this quorum is not reached, the meeting must be reconvened within 15 days of the first meeting and it may then validly deliberate regardless of the number of active members present or represented.
ARTICLE 22: MINUTES:
The deliberations of the general meeting of the members are recorded in minutes drawn up in a special register and signed by the chairman of the meeting and the secretary general. Copies or extracts of these minutes to be produced in court, or elsewhere, are signed by the chairman of the board of directors or by two directors.
TITLE V – RESOURCES OF THE ASSOCIATION
ARTICLE 23: ANNUAL RESOURCES:
The resources of the association consist of:
- entrance fees and contributions paid by its members;
- income from the property or securities it owns;
- grants awarded to it;
- donations that could be made to him under the legislation in force;
- resources created on an exceptional basis and, if necessary, with the approval of the competent authority (quests, conferences, raffles, meetings, shows, etc. authorized for the benefit of the association);
and any other resources authorized by law.
TITLE VI – DISSOLUTION – LIQUIDATION
ARTICLE 24: DISSOLUTION-LIQUIDATION:
In case of voluntary, statutory or forced dissolution of the association, the extraordinary general meeting designates one or more liquidators who will have the most extensive powers to realize the assets and pay the liabilities.
The extraordinary general meeting decides on the devolution of the net proceeds of the liquidation, without being able to attribute to the members of the association anything other than their contributions.
The net proceeds of the liquidation will be vested in any person fixed by the general meeting of the dissolution.
TITLE VII – RULES OF PROCEDURE
ARTICLE 25: RULES OF PROCEDURE:
The board of directors may establish internal regulations that will be approved by the ordinary general meeting.
This possible regulation will define the methods of execution of the present statutes.
It may also fix the various points not provided for by the statutes.
TITLE VIII – FORMALITIES – DISPUTES
ARTICLE 26: DECLARATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS:
The board of directors will complete the formalities of declarations and publications prescribed by law. To this end, all powers are vested in the bearer of an original hereof.
ARTICLE 27: DISPUTES:
The court competent for all actions concerning the association is that of the place of domiciliation of its registered office, even if it would be contracts passed in its establishments in other districts.