RULES OF PROCEDURE
Article 1: Those Rules of procedure, bench in
accordance with article 16 of the Statutes, are intended to fix the various
points not envisaged by the Statutes and, or to specify their application.
Article 2: Bureau
is constituted by the persons listed in article 10-2 of the Statutes.
The President designates amongst the members of the Board of Directors for the management of
One or more Vice-Presidents,
The General Secretary.
Article 3: Founder President
It is a
function for life related to the person of Mister Michel GENIN who created the
structures of the Academy,
launched its activities and ensured its international development
Due to his specific position,
the Founder President shall not represent any Academy. He shall take part to any
meeting of the Bureau, the Board of Directors, and the General Assembly but
without any right to vote.
Article 4: Honorary
Members and Presidents
of Directors can elect one or more Honorary Members on the proposal of the
Presidents are de jure honorary Presidents.
At any event, when an Honorary President is present, he
shall be seated at the honorary table.
Article 5: The General
authority of the President, the General Secretary shall ensure the connection
between the administrative services of the Academy, the members of the Bureau, the
Administrators, the national and regional Academies and the honorary members.
He shall sign on the official
reports of the Board of Directors and of the General Assemblies meetings.
shall provide any help to the installation of specific achievements and
generally to the development and the geographical extension of
the Academy at the international level.
A copy of every mail or e-mail
shall be saved for him.
Article 6: The Treasurer The
Treasurer shall check the good keeping of the accounts of the Academy and see to the
accordance of the incomes and the expenses with the budget voted by the General
Assembly. He shall account for his mission to the General Assembly.
Article 7: Contribution - Resources
The resources of the Academy are defined in article 4 of the Statutes.
The members shall pay an annual contribution, the amount of which is fixed by
the Board of Directors and submitted to the approval of the General Assembly.
However, they can, if they
wish it, make a payment higher than their contribution.
The contribution is due on January 1st of each year. For the new members admitted after
September 1st the contribution covers the following year.
Each member can, at any time,
give donations or finance a specific action but neither follow lucrative purpose
nor support directly or indirectly any commercial interest.
The Treasurer shall make the
necessary recalls for the late members to pay their subscription fee or
member of the Academy can see its rights suspended in case of the non payment of its contribution.
After two (2)
recalls, the last in form of a registered letter with acknowledgement of
delivery, the member can be suspended temporarily by the Board of Directors,
provided that the very next General Assembly meeting shall pronounce or not the
radiation according to the article 8 of the statutes.
Article 8: Accounts.
The accountancy is held by the
Treasurer under the authority of the President. The Board of Directors shall
settle the accounts presented then to the General Assembly.
Article 9: Gratuity of
the functions - Expenses
9-1 - The functions of the members of the Board of
Directors and of the Bureau are not paid. They can however ask refunding on
justification of the expenses engaged by them in the interest of
the Academy subject to prior agreement of the President.
9-2 - The Delegate or the Delegates can ask for refunding
on justification of all the expenses caused by their functions within
The agreement is given by the President, and is ratified by the Board of
Article 10: Change in the
Rules of Procedure
The Rules of procedure
can be modified on the proposal of the President or at the request of one of the
third of the members of the Board of Directors. Any modification will have to be
approved by the next Ordinary General Assembly meeting.
Updated on January 16th 2007