Establishes The Legal Regime Of Youth Associations.

Original Language Title: Estabelece o Regime Jurídico do Associativismo Jovem.

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1 draft law No. 202/X "law of Association Young" explanatory memorandum youth associations play a unique and vital work, allowing an awareness of the various Portuguese associations, right from the start of your youth. There are however a number of types of this type of associations with different applicable laws, which makes many times the concrete work of all these associations. In this way, it becomes necessary to the realization of a document that can regulate almost all the associative genres concerned. The CDS/PP, with the precious collaboration of the Popular Youth, presents a bill that seeks to regulate the sector, solving problems such as (by way of example) unify the documentation relating to information and application associations official programmes. In a society to be effective, and against the policy of subsidy-dependence of young people, we must make it easy for the interested, fairly and consistently. Now, also, here the student associations that were regulated in the document itself, thus promoting greater equality with the remaining associations young, never forgetting the particularity of being faced with a form of association with specific purposes aimed at reaching out to students.

Summary this project form regulates: 1-2-3 Support associations-status of associative leader young 4-public utility Status 5-national register of youth associations 6-supervision and sanctions With the present law, the CDS/PP dota youth associations from a document that the 2 regulates in a global way, trying to stimulate growth and support the same in order to promote the merits of projects and the associative quality. With the adoption of this document, the following are repealed:-Act No. 33/87, June 11 on associations of students;
-Decree-Law No. 91-A/88 of 16 March, relating to the rights and Benefits of the AAEE, governing the law No. 33/87;
-Decree-Law No. 152/91, of 23 April, on the status of Associative Student Leader;
-Law No. 6/2002, of 23 January, the law of Youth Associations;
-Ministerial order No. 354/96, of 16 August, which approves the regulations of the program supporting PAAJ youth associations;
-Ministerial order No. 355/96, of 16 August, which approves the regulation for the inscription on the RNAJ-national register of youth associations.

Chapter I General principles Article 1 subject-matter this law aims to regulate, in a global way, the young associations by setting the status of youth associations, student associations and informal groups of young people, as well as the rules governing the programs of support for your business.

Article 2 Definitions 1. Pursuant to this law, the expression "youth associations" endowed with legal personality, with more than 75% of members aged less than 30 years, in which the executive body consists of 75% of young people aged less than 30 years. 2. In the case of associations with less than 1000 associated with young, the Presidents of 3 Executive Body and of the Board of the general meeting should be young people aged less than 30 years. 3. Can be compared to youth associations, non-profit entities of recognised merit and social importance, developing activities for young people. 4. The assimilation referred to in the preceding paragraph depends on order of the Member of Government responsible for youth and is valid for a period of one year. 5. Can also be considered, without prejudice to the provisions of this Act, the youth associations, youth organisations and trade unions, political parties provided that they meet the requirements referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 of this article, while safeguarding the legal provisions governing the political parties and unions. 6. The expression "student associations" which are legally constituted to represent the students of the respective educational establishment, as defined by the law of the education system, by the law of autonomy of the Universities and by the law of the Statute and Autonomy of higher education Polytechnic. 7. The expression "informal groups of young people ' that are constituted exclusively by young people aged less than 30 years, in number no less than 3 elements, and to develop activities of recognized merit and importance in the area of the proposed intervention. 8. For the purposes of the rights and duties provided for in this law, equipped by federations associations they created, unless other legal provision. 9. In accordance with this law, the term «associations» refers to all the youth and students ' associations, as well as respective National Federations, entered in the register of Associations Young.

Article 3 independence and democracy 1. The object of this decree-law associations are independent of the State, political parties, religious organisations and trade unions and have the right to freely develop, approve and modify the statutes, elect their bodies adopt their social 4 business plans and manage your assets. 2. The statutes of associations must be guided by the establishment of rules that allow the internal democracy, in particular the right to vote and to be elected to the statutory bodies.

Article 4 associations support young 1. Young associations support conforms to the principles of transparency, objectivity and respect for the autonomy and independence of the associations and their leaders. 2. a framed in this law shall enjoy financial and technical support, training, access to the system of patronage, the Statute of the youth associative leader young and the status of public benefit, the system of tax exemptions and other benefits, in accordance with applicable law and regulations. 3. Exceptions to the provisions of the preceding paragraph shall be considered associations and organisations, youth associations provided for in paragraph 5 of article 2 of this law. 4. To be covered by the provisions of this decree-law, as regards support programmes, all associations and informal groups of young people will have to register on the national register of Youth Associations (RNAJ), with the Portuguese Youth Institute (IPJ).

CHAPTER II Constitution of associations section I Of article 5, Constitution of youth associations, youth associations 1. The youth associations are with the approval of the respective statutes 5:00 pm general meeting, expressly convened for this purpose. 2. To your Constitution, shall apply to a minimum of 20 members, exclusively individual persons, which shall participate in the general meeting of the Association's Constitution and endorse their minutes and should in any case be respected the requirements set out in paragraph 1 of article 2. 3. youth associations can be established in the national territory or abroad, and, in the latter case, its members should be, mostly, citizens of Portuguese nationality. 4. For the purposes of the preceding paragraph, it is necessary that youth associations meet the criteria set out in article 2 of this decree-law.

Article 6 legal personality 1. For the acquisition of legal personality, the youth associations send to IPJ, for deposit or registered letter with acknowledgement of receipt, the statutes and the minutes approval of the Constitution of the Association, as well as the admissibility of the document name of the Association, which may be required in legal terms. 2. For the purpose of assessing the legality, the IPJ sends the documentation referred to in the preceding paragraph to the public prosecutor, who shall comment within 30 days. Not pronounce Public Ministry within the said term implies acceptance of the instrument of incorporation of the Association. 3. youth associations acquire legal personality after the publication, free of charge, by IPJ, of the statute referred to in paragraph 1 of this article, in the grade III Diário da República. 4. Regardless of the previous paragraphs, the establishment and acquisition of legal personality by youth associations can also be carried out under the general terms of civil law. 5. The IPJ will provide the necessary support to the establishment of youth associations in accordance with this law. 6. The IPJ is also compulsory publicity in the Youth Portal, the establishment and acquisition of legal personality of youth associations, after compliance with the number 3 of this article. 6 7. For the purposes of the amendments to the statutes of youth associations apply the rules established in this section for its Constitution. 8. The associations incorporated under this article shall be automatically entered in the RNAJ, after the presentation of tax declaration of commencement of activity.

SECTION II Of article 7 Constitution student associations student associations


1. The student associations are divided into two large groups: the student associations of school education and associations of students in higher education. 2. The student associations are with the approval of its statutes at the general meeting, expressly convened for this purpose. 3. The conditions for the admission of partners and the rights and duties of the same, shall be defined by the statutes of each association. 4. The convening of the General Assembly must be signed by 10% of the students represent, reported at least 15 days, and posted on all independent buildings where usually arising from school activities. 5. approved the draft statute to obtain an absolute majority of the votes validly cast. 6. If any of the projects obtain the absolute majority of the votes validly cast, carry out a second vote between the two top-rated projects, within a maximum of 72 hours.

Article 8 legal personality 1. For the acquisition of legal personality, associations of students they send to the Ministry of supervision of the educational establishment concerned, for deposit or 7 registered letter with acknowledgement of receipt, the statutes, the minutes of your approval and the admissibility of the document name of the Association, which shall proceed with your free publication on III. grade of the Diário da República. 2. The student associations of educational institutions located in the autonomous regions acquire legal personality by depositing or sending of a registered letter with acknowledgement of receipt, of the Statute and of the minutes of your approval, the respective Regional Departments of education, and, after free publication in their official journals of the autonomous regions. 3. For the purpose of assessing the legality, the services of the Ministry of Supervision will send the documentation referred to in the preceding paragraphs to the public prosecutor, who shall comment within 30 days. Not pronounce Public Ministry within the said term implies acceptance of the instrument of incorporation of the Association. 4. The student associations acquire legal personality after free publication of the statutes, by the Ministry of supervision of the educational establishment concerned, in III. grade of the Diário da República. 5. amendments to the statutes of associations of students shall be subject to the rules set out in this section for its Constitution.

SECTION III of the federations of associations article 9 establishment of federations of associations 1. Youth and student associations governed by this decree-law may form federations of sectoral, local, regional, national or international with identical or similar to their purposes. 2. The federations of associations may be established, provided that there is a minimum number of five associations, involved in areas of similar action. 3. The composition of the governing bodies of the Federation of youth associations in compliance with the age requirements laid down for these associations. 8 4. Youth associations and federations of students may also be established in national territory or out of this, in the same terms of the respective associations which constitute them. 5. The standards relating to juveniles and student associations provided for in this law shall apply, mutatis mutandis, to their federations.

CHAPTER III rights and duties section I General article 10 Rights Support 1. Associations and informal groups of young people are entitled to support by the State under the conditions laid down in this Act and the regulations and qualifications for such, fulfill the duties established in them. 2. in addition to the provisions of the preceding paragraph, the youth associations, are also entitled to a specific support for the development of your activity to be granted by the State in accordance with this decree-law, respecting the necessary principles of transparency and evaluation. 3. The aid to be granted shall be of the following forms: financial;) (b)); c) formation.

Article 11 facilities and Heritage 1. The associations run independently and exclusively the assets that they are assigned. 2. The student associations are also entitled to own 9 facilities in schools to which they are assigned, transferred by the executive bodies and management of their schools, in order to better pursue and develop your activity. 3. The student associations the obligation to ensure the conservation and the proper functioning of its assets and facilities.

Article 12 1 airtime. Associations is guaranteed the right to airtime, in accordance with the law on television and Radio law, prorate according to your representation, and this right can only be exercised by federal organizations.

Article 13 tax exemptions and benefits associations benefit from the following perks and tax breaks: the) exemption from stamp duty; b) exemption from costs or expenses legal proceedings; c) exemption of fees provided for in the legislation on public shows and amusements; d) exemption regarding emoluments in the requests for birth certificates do not owe the IRS and social security; and VAT recovery) activities carried out exclusively for young people, in the maximum amount corresponding to seven times the amount of the national minimum wage under the general scheme, fixed for the year concerned, provided that the associations are entered in the RNAJ; f) too much tax benefits legally assigned to public utility corporate bodies.

Article 14 Patronage young 1. The donations in cash or in kind granted to associations, with a view of 10 to finance all or part of their activities or projects, special regime is applicable to patronage young. 2. The patronage young applies, extensively, the arrangement provided for in art. 3 of the Statute of the Patronage (Decree-Law No. 74/99 of March 16, as amended by laws No. 160/99 of 14 September and no. 26/2004, July 8) concerning cultural patronage, environmental, scientific and technological, educational and sports. 3. recognition of the application of the system of patronage young is the responsibility of the Member of Government responsible for youth.

Article 15 right of representation of youth associations 1. Youth associations have the right to be represented in the advisory bodies of national, regional or local level with responsibilities in the area of definition and planning of the youth policy, as well as in the bodies legally provided for co-management in the implementation of youth policy. 2. The right referred to in the preceding paragraph may only be exercised by federal organizations.

SECTION II specific Rights of secondary school students ' associations article 16 right to participation in school life 1. The associations of secondary students must participate in school life, and can be found in the following areas: the Definition of educational policy); (b) Monitoring of the activity of the organs) of management and school of social action; c) intervention in the Organization of circum-escolares activities and school sports; d) recreation spaces management and sports, as well as in other areas, student activities for equivalents. 11 2. The executive bodies and management of educational institutions should support the involvement of associations of secondary school students in the activities of middle-school connection.

SECTION III specific Rights of associations of students of higher education article 17 right to participation in defining educational policy 1. The associations of students in higher education are entitled to participate in advisory bodies, at national or regional level, with assignments in the area of definition and planning of the education system. 2. The right referred to in the preceding paragraph may only be exercised by federal organizations.

Article 18 right of participation in the drafting of legislation on teaching 1. The Federation of associations of students can issue opinions during the process of drafting legislation on education, in particular in relation to the following areas: a) definition and planning of the education system; b) management of universities and schools; (c)) access to higher education; d) school social action; e) study plan, restructuring of courses, degrees and training qualifications. 2. For the purposes of the preceding paragraph, the draft legislation after advertised, will be sent to the federations of associations of students, so that they respond within a period of not less than 30 days.

12 article 19 right to consultation on the main deliberations of the management organs of the schools


1. The associations of students of higher education can be consulted by management of schools in relation to the following matters: a) business plan and budget; b) pedagogical orientation and teaching methods; c) plans of study and knowledge assessment scheme. d) fundamental Bases of social welfare policies, to implement within their educational establishment; and Management of existing facilities), in particular, living rooms, dining areas, theaters, Conference or exhibition halls, playing fields and other facilities that exist in school buildings or engaged in school activities, which are intended for the use of students of more than one educational institution, the use of various bodies set circum-escolares, the indiscriminate use and multipurpose of students and other elements of the school , or the use of the general public. 2. The consultations referred to in paragraph 1 must allow the student associations of higher education may pronounce in term of not less than eight days from the date on which they are made available to query.

Section IV Obligations article 20 duties of the associations entered in the 1 RNAJ. It is the duty of the associations entered in the RNAJ do not have debts to the tax authorities, or to social security, implying the existence of such debt cancellation of any application programs of support of the IPJ, as well as the automatic suspension of the entry in the RNAJ. 2. It is the duty of these associations maintain an accounting organization, and 13 entities that are eligible for the multi-annual support mode, as well as presenting business plans worth more than € 100,000, have to have organised accounting, under the terms established by law. 3. It is the duty of all entities that are supported by IPJ draw up accounts and activity reports, as provided for in this Act and regulatory qualifications. 4. It is the duty of all entities that are financed by IPJ identify and publicize such support.

CHAPTER IV Programs in support of the Association young article 21 1 financial support. The financial support to be granted by the IPJ is framed in the following programs, the Government Regulation: a) the support programme: aims at supporting the development of activities on the part of youth associations and informal groups of young people; b) b: support programme aims to support investments in infrastructure and Equipment for the activities and the physical space of the juveniles; c) C support programme: aims at providing financial support to the activity of the student associations. 2. The support programme covers three specific modalities of financial support: a. multiannual financial Support (2 years), being only eligible applications from youth associations; b. annual financial support, being only eligible applications from youth associations; c. financial support on time, being eligible applications from youth associations and informal groups of young people. 3. In terms of annual and timely support will only be accounted for the 14 expenditure related to the implementation of the plan of activities presented and supported. 4. The programme of support (B), concerning the financial support for infrastructure and equipment, includes two measures that may be granted in the multiannual financial support arrangements or yearly: a. Measure 1 – financial support for infrastructure: which includes support for construction, repair and purchase of spaces for activities and installation of seats, being only eligible applications from youth associations. b. Measure 2 – financial support to equipment: which includes support for acquisition of equipment for the headquarters and for the activities of associations. 5. The aid granted to youth associations based outside national territory is the timely financial support mode. 6. The programme to support C includes two measures: a. Measure 1 – financial support to prejudge, to support associations of students of secondary and higher education. b. Measure 2 – financial support, whether annual, to support associations of students in higher education, with the exception of the federations. 7. Without prejudice to the specific forms of support from the Government or any other entities, associations of students in basic and secondary education are entitled to receive annually 75% of students ' contributions for circum-escolares activities. The amount in question shall be paid, for once, by the management of schools to Student Council, until 30 days after the beginning of the school year or the direction of the Association, in the year of your Constitution.

Article 22 15 technical support technical support is provided by IPJ, inter alia, in the areas of legal, taxation and accounting, engineering and architecture, information and communication technologies, and will be included in the scope of programs that may be approved, in the framework of this law.

Article 23 training Support 1. Training support shall be carried out through a Specific Training Program to regulate with the aim to empower and develop skills for the performance of the functions of leaders of youth associations and the student unions. 2. In the Specific Training Program will be defined the respective areas of intervention, on which the leaders of youth associations and representative student should issue a prior opinion. 3. The management of this programme is the responsibility of the IPJ that can establish partnerships with public or private entities for your implementation. 4. The program will include a training plan consisting of a set of annual and/or multiannual measures.

Article 24 Applications support programmes 1. The associations entered in the RNAJ can apply for financial support from the State, through the IPJ, for the attainment of its purposes. 2. The modalities of support cannot be cumulated. 3. the assessment of applications for support should take into account, inter alia, the following criteria: a) self-financing capacity. b) number of young to cover the activities. c) fulfilment of the activities included in the business plan submitted to the IPJ in previous nomination. d) regularity of activities throughout the year. 16 and) impact of the project in the middle of action and in the Association (expected modifications and your importance), referred to in the application. f) ratio of human resources and operating expenses with the total cost of the project. 3. The IPJ prompts always supporting documents and the supporting activities and initiatives supported. 4. The IPJ proceeds annually to the publication in the Official Gazette the list of financial support granted in accordance with the law No. 26/94, of August 19, as well as the Youth Portal.

Article 25 extension of programs in support of other entities 1. Non-profit entities of recognised merit and social importance, engaged in activities specifically aimed at young people, recognized by order of a member of the Government, pursuant to paragraphs 3 and 4 of article 2 may apply for financial support on time for activities within the framework of the support program, provided for in subparagraph (c)) of paragraph 2 of article 21. 2. nominations will be eligible Only to reveal an obvious social and strategic importance of the activities in question, within the framework of the priority areas defined by order of the Member of Government responsible for youth. 3. The entities that carry out activities whose recipients are young people, pledges to support programs of the IPJ, will also make your inscription in RNAJ, being for they created a specific register.

Chapter V status of associative youth leader article 26 associative young Leader


1. For the purposes of this decree-law, benefit from the Statute ' associative ' young 17 leader board members of any youth or student association, based in Portugal, which is entered in the RNAJ. 2. The regional governing bodies of associations consider themselves governing bodies for the purposes of "status of associative young leader", since elected in accordance with the procedure laid down in the respective statutes. 3. For the purposes of application of this Statute associative leaders of associations are obliged to the following limits: a) In youth associations: i. up to 250 associated with young people: up to 5 leaders; II. between 251 to 1000 associated with young people: up to 7 Directors; III. between 1001 to 5000 young associates: up to 11 Directors; IV. between 5001 to 10000 associated with young people: up to 15 directors; v. with over 10000 young associates: up to 20 directors; vi. that have more than 20000 associated with young people, the number of Directors referred to in paragraph v), plus one leader for every 10000 associated with young people. (b)) To the student associations are valid the limits defined in paragraph 1(a) above, taking into account the criteria corresponding to the number of students per school. c) To the party and Trade Union Youth, are valid the limits defined in (a)), taking into account the members of the structure that represents the associative leader, which may be national or regional in scope. 4. Each association must indicate the IPJ, by sending the copy of the minutes of the swearing in of the membership Manager, within 20 working days of the date of the same, the number of members of the governing bodies to be covered by the Statute. 5. Any suspension, completion or loss of mandate of the directors referred to in the preceding paragraph shall be communicated by its association to IPJ, within 15 working days from the date of your knowledge or gross weight.

Article 27 rights of associative leader young 18 1. The associative leader young, on the duration of your term, enjoys the following rights: a) revelation of fouls to class motivated by appearance at meetings of the bodies to which they belong, in the case of these coincide with school hours; b) revelation of absences to class motivated by appearance in manifest acts associative interest. 2. In secondary education, the revelation of faults under the preceding paragraph may not exceed one third of the maximum limit of absences set forth by law. 3. The revelation of depends on the presentation to the Executive Body for the management of educational establishment of proof of attendance in the activities referred to in paragraph 1. 4. the executive body of the educational establishment to decide, within 15 days from the delivery of the document referred to in the preceding paragraph, about the pleas in law for the purposes of disclosure of fouls. 5. The decision referred to in the preceding paragraph shall appeal to the respective regional education administration, in the case of secondary school, Rectory and Polytechnic Institute, respectively, in the case of higher education.

Article 28 rights of associative student leader of higher education 1. In addition to the rights referred to in the previous article, the associative student leader of higher education may also benefit from the following: a) Require up to 5 exams in each academic year, one for each discipline, in addition to the tests in normal and special times already enshrined in existing legislation. b) Postpone the submission of papers and written reports, in accordance with the internal rules in force in the respective educational establishment. c) Perform, on a date to combine with the teacher, or in accordance with the internal rules in force, the written tests that could not attend due to the associative activities. 2. For the purposes of subparagraph (c)) of the preceding paragraph, the student who is associative leader undertakes, within 48 hours from the moment 19 knowledge of associative activity, deliver proof of same. 3. the exercise of the rights referred to in paragraph one of this article depends on the prior presentation of secretariat services, the competent educational establishment, birth certificate of the minutes of the Board, within 30 working days upon receipt of the same. 4. The submission by the direction of associative document referred to in the preceding paragraph, within the time limit set, results in the non-application of this Statute. 5. The rules provided for in this article may be adjusted internally by institutions of higher education, taking into account their specific characteristics and in respect for the law No. 108/88 of 24 September, by law No. 54/90, of September 5, as well as by the statutes of each higher education institution.

Article 29 extension of arrangements the arrangements laid down in articles 27 and 28 of this law, shall also apply, mutatis mutandis, to the student representatives in the executive body of their educational establishment.

Article 30 associative Leader young employee 1. The employees covered by these regulations, shall enjoy the right to obtain leave of absence for the exclusive exercise of their associative activities, regardless of your situation. 2. the permit referred to in paragraph 1 may only be requested twice and enjoyed by more than a month in a row at a time. 3. the licence referred to in paragraph 1 of this article shall entail the loss of the right to retribution, not damaging, for proper purposes, the timing as effective service, having regard to the applicable law. 4. The time referred to in the preceding paragraph, for the purposes of the retirement account and 20 allocation of the survivor's pension since the corresponding maintenance discounts based on remuneration received at the date of your grant by the person concerned. 5. The unpaid leave can only be obtained by written request of the beneficiary Association to the employer.

Article 31 associative Leader young civil servant 1. Civil servants with less than 30 years covered by these bylaws shall enjoy the right to obtain leave of absence or to operate associative under request. 2. the permit referred to in paragraph 1 shall entail the loss of the right to return, but counts as actual time for all other purposes, without prejudice to the provisions of Decree-Law No. 100/99, of 31 March. 3. The situation of unpaid leave or request is obtained through written request of the beneficiary Association to the maximum leader of the service to which the employee belongs. 4. The unpaid leave requested under the preceding paragraph shall be required in accordance with the legislation applicable and in force. 5. The request lacks authorization by the maximum leader of the service to which the employee belongs, and if not be duly motivated. 6. the exercise of the rights referred to in paragraph 1 depends on the prior presentation at the competent service of certificate of the minutes of the Board, within 30 working days after the same. 7. The submission by the direction of associative document referred to in the preceding paragraph within the period established has as a consequence the non-application of this Statute.

Article 32 of the rules to Extension student representatives in the management of the respective educational establishment 21 the regime provided for in articles 33 to 35 shall also apply, mutatis mutandis, to the student representatives in the management of their educational establishment.

Article 33 termination of status associative leaders cease or suspend, for any reason, your activity exercise lose the rights provided for in this Statute.

Article 34 Responsibility for providing false statements to provide false statements by the associative young leader is subject to disciplinary, civil and criminal liability under the law.

CHAPTER VI public utility Status article 35 public utility status Assignment


1. The associations with relevant and effective and uninterrupted activity along the IPJ for at least five years are entitled to recognition as public utility corporate bodies for all legal purposes, provided that they meet the requirements laid down in article 2 of Decree-Law No. 460/77 of 7 November. 2. the Prime Minister, preceding opinion of IPJ, acknowledge the completion of the conditions referred to in the preceding paragraph and issue the respective Declaration of public utility. 3. The Declaration of public interest referred to in the preceding paragraph is published in the Diário da República. 4. Is handed over to associations subject to Declaration of public utility the corresponding diploma, in accordance with the general law. 22 5. The associations referred to in the preceding paragraphs are exempted from registration and other obligations provided for in Decree-Law No. 460/77 of 7 November, without prejudice to article 12 of the same law. 6. The Declaration of public utility granted under the provisions of this article and the inherent benefits cease:) With the extinction of the legal person; b) by decision of the Prime Minister, if you have left to check some of the assumptions of the Declaration; (c)) With the annulment of the registration with the IPJ.

CHAPTER VII national register of Youth Associations (RNAJ) article 36 national register of Youth Associations 1. The IPJ organizes the national register of Youth Associations (RNAJ). 2. Can Register in the RNAJ youth associations and federations, student associations, student associations, the informal groups of young people, as well as the entities referred to in article 25, which carry out activities whose recipients are young and you wish to apply to the programs of support of the IPJ. 3. The entry in the RNAJ is essential requirement for candidacy to support granted by the IPJ. 4. The IPJ offers permanently in electronic register the list of associations entered in the RNAJ. 5. Federations of associations should refer to IPJ the list of associations which constitute the Act of registration in the RNAJ and, annually, at the time of renewal of the maintenance order in RNAJ.

Article 37 23 RNAJ the Organization RNAJ is composed of the following different files, which obey to the Division of the types of associations young set in this Act: a. 1 File-concerning youth associations; b. 2 – File concerning student associations; c. 3 – File on informal groups of young people. d. 4 – File concerning entities that carry out activities for young people, referred to in paragraph 1 of article 25.

Article 38 entry in the 1 RNAJ. Youth associations, student associations, informal groups of young people and entities that carry out activities for young people, candidates for entry in the RNAJ, should instruct their process in accordance with the documents listed in the regulation of the RNAJ publish by the Government that the youth area. 2. The IPJ proceeds the registration of associations constituted ex officio pursuant to article 6 of this law.

Article 39 1 registry update. All entities listed in RNAJ should update your record, according to the regulation of RNAJ to be published by a member of the Government that the youth area. 2. The associations listed in RNAJ are also required to send to the IPJ all changes to the information provided during the registration process, statement within 30 days of the date on which such changes have occurred. 3. The IPJ promotes the modification of registration, of its own motion or at the request of the parties concerned.

24 Article 40 suspension of Registration 1. The registration is suspended, by reasoned decision of the IPJ, whenever the entity entered, once properly notified, not send: a) the documents relating to the register; (b)) other criteria that may be requested in accordance with this law. 2. The suspension ceases when the entity complies with the obligations referred to in the preceding paragraph. 3. The associations may apply for the suspension of your registration when the temporary impossibility of your compliance with the eligibility requirements.

Article 41 registration Cancellation 1. The registration is cancelled when the entity's registration be suspended for a period of more than three years. 2. Registration in the RNAJ will be also cancelled at the request of the organization or the dissolution thereof.

CHAPTER VIII Inspection and sanctions article 42 1 Supervision. The IPJ or, your request, other bodies of public administration, can perform after reasoned decision, investigations, audits and inspections to youth associations, student associations and youth groups, in particular, for verification of the information necessary for those associations in the context of the present law and its complementary legislation. 2. In investigations, audits, and inspections performed in accordance with sindicâncias of the preceding paragraph, may result, among other things, the suspension or cancellation of registration 25 associations or youth groups in RNAJ, where the failure to comply with the law or not completing the requirements for the purposes of registration, as well as the return of funds improperly received and application of the respective sanctions provided for in this law. 3. youth and student associations and informal groups of young people should give the IPJ, within for this set, all of the documents requested for discharge of the obligations laid down in this law and its supplementary legislation.

Article 43 financial irregularities and sanctions the irregularity in the application or justification of the financial support referred to in this law means: a. cancellation support and the replacement of the amounts already received; b. inhibition of running for financial support of the IPJ for a period of two years; c. the civil and criminal liability under the general terms.

CHAPTER IX transitional and final provisions article 44 autonomous regions this degree in the field for the acquisition of legal personality by the associations, support, status of associative youth leader, public benefit status and registration passes, with the necessary adaptations, to be the responsibility of the respective regional bodies.

Article 45 Transcript of records 1. Youth associations already entered in registration promoted by IPJ, 26 before the entry into force of this law, shall be carried over automatically to the RNAJ, once completed the mandatory requirements and provided for in this law. 2. For the purposes of the preceding paragraph, the IPJ notification of youth associations.

Article 46 the this Regulatory Law will be regulated within 90 days.

Article 47 Repeal Are repealed law No. 33/87 of 11 July concerning student associations, Decree-Law No. 91-A/88 of 16 March, relating to the rights and Benefits of the AAEE, governing the law No. 33/87, and the law No. 6/2002, of 23 January, the law of Associations. Is still revoked Decree-Law No. 152/91, of 23 April, on the Statute of the associative student leader.

Article 48 entry into force 1. The part that does not need to regulate this law shall enter into force on the day following your publication. 2. the provisions of this law are not covered by the preceding paragraph shall enter into force with the publication of the respective regulations.

São Bento Palace, January 31 2006.

Members,