Law No. 72 Of 4 May 2000 Approving Membership In The International Association For Cereal Science And Technology, As Well As The Payment Of Annual Membership Fee

Original Language Title:  LEGE nr. 72 din 4 mai 2000 pentru aprobarea afilierii României la Asociaţia Internaţionala pentru Ştiinţe şi Tehnologii Cerealiere, precum şi a plăţii cotizaţiei anuale

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Law No. 72 of 4 May 2000 approving membership in the International Association for Cereal Science and Technology, as well as the payment of the annual subscription fee published in PARLIAMENT ISSUING the OFFICIAL GAZETTE nr. 208 of 12 May 2000, the Romanian Parliament adopts this law.

Article 1 shall approve the affiliation to the International Association for Cereal Science and Technology based in Vienna, under the conditions laid down by its statutes, the text of which is given in annex II, as well as payment of the annual subscription fee.

Article 2 participant Body pursuant to article 30. V of the Statute of the International Association for Cereal Science and Technology, the Ministry of agriculture and food.

Article 3 membership dues on an annual basis at the International Association for Cereal Science and Technology it supports from the State budget through the budget of the Ministry of agriculture and food.
This law was adopted by the Senate at its meeting on 6 March 2000, in compliance with the provisions of art. 74 para. (2) of the Constitution of Romania.
SENATE CHAIRMAN MIRCEA IONESCU-QUINTUS this law was adopted by the Chamber of deputies at its meeting on 3 April 2000, in compliance with the provisions of art. 74 para. (2) of the Constitution of Romania.
p. CHAMBER of DEPUTIES PRESIDENT, MAHBUB TUDOR MITREA Annex 1 STATUS of International Association for Cereal Science and Technology *) Note *) Translates article 1 Name, registered office and field of activity 1. Name of the Association is the International Association for Cereal Science and Technology, and its headquarters is in Vienna (Austria).
2. International Association for Cereal Science and Technology, hereinafter called the Association, is a non-profit organization that is apolitical. May be all countries that are willing to offer their cooperation, and the results of investigations of the Association must serve the good of the community.

Article 2 Objectives the objectives of the Association are the following: the Association) to contribute to the progress of science and technology in all aspects of cereal;

b) to study methods of analysis in the field of science and technology related fields and cereal;

c) to standardize the methods referred to in b);

d) to use the results of scientific and technological research for more effective use of grain.

Article 3 measures to comply with the objectives of the Association the Association must seek to achieve its objectives through: a) establishing and maintaining correspondence and direct contacts between specialists and technologies in the field of science and technology relating to cereal science and technology studies, for the purpose of encouragement, coordination and implementation of the research activities in the field;

b) organizing conferences and round tables;

c cooperation and sharing) views with institutions and organizations;

d) publication analysis methods standardized and similar documents relating to science and technology of cereals, as well as in related fields;

(e) any other activity) could serve the fulfilment of those objectives.

Article 4 of the Association's Funds 1. The Association's funds come from contributions of member countries, the level of the subscription fee being fixed by the General Assembly.
2. The Association can also accept funds from other sources.

Article 5 membership 1. Can become a member any country wishing to join the Association. In order for a country to become a member of the I.C.C. must have one or more private institutions of public land to be disposed to promote the activities of the Association. These institutions are called participating bodies.
2. The number of organizations from the same country is not limited, provided one of them assume the responsibility to pay in full the fee that a country has paid off.
3. the participant assumes responsibility for paying their subscriptions must appoint a national delegate, tasked to ensure liaison between the Secretary-General and interested national institutions.

Article 6 the Member States and refuse Admission to membership 1. Admission to the Association of a country's admission into the Association is decided by the General Assembly, on the proposal of the Executive Committee.
2. Waiver of membership 2.1. Member States may waive the membership only at the end of a calendar year. If a member country wants to give up the membership of the Association, the body responsible for payment to the participant, the subscription fee, must refer the matter to the Secretary-General by means of a registered letter, three months before the date on which the renunciation from membership will come into force. If this letter arrives too late, forgoing the membership will take effect at the end of the calendar year following the date referred to for this waiver.
2.2. If a member country does not pay the membership fee for 4 years, the Executive Committee may decide to exclude it. Use may be made by the General Assembly against the decision of the Executive Committee.

Article 7 rights of member countries 1. Countries that have paid in full membership fee have the right: 1.1. to vote in the General Assembly, as specified in article 7. X;
1.2. to designate the President and Vice-President;
1.3. to submit proposals to the General Assembly;
1.4. to take part in the drafting of policy and programs of the Association through its representative bodies in accordance with the rules on display at art. X-XIX;
1.5. to receive support in the Organization of meetings or other events under the auspices of the Association;
1.6. Members may not receive any other money coming from funds allocation of the resources of the Association.

Article 8 obligations of the Member States Member States have a duty to promote in all possible association activities, ability to be compliant status and its decisions and to pay membership dues in a timely manner.

Article 9 representative bodies and officials of the Association 1. Representative bodies of the Association are the following: a) General Assembly;

b the Executive Committee);

c) Technical Committee;

d) work groups and study;

e) the Arbitration Board.

2. The officials of the Association are the following: a) the President;

b) Vice-President;

c) Secretary-General;

d) Technical Director;

e) financial experts.

Article 10 the General Assembly 1. The General Assembly is composed of national delegates and is headed by the President of the Association. The ordinary General Assembly meets once every two years.
2. Duties of the General Assembly are as follows: (a) member countries) are permitted under the Association;

b) called President Vice President;

c) choose the other members in the Executive Committee, no more than 12;

d) choose financial experts;

(e) approve the financial report) and receives financial experts report;

f) decides the level of contributions and approve the budget;

g) approve the report of the technical Commission;

h) adopt standards projects, standards and similar documents, published by the Association;

I) improves continuously the content of the statutes;

j) decide upon the exclusion of members;

k) deliberates and decides on any other issues contained in the agenda;

l) dissolve the Association.

3. The general meeting shall have the right to vote only to member countries that delegations have paid membership dues. Each national delegation shall be entitled to one vote.
4. A national delegate is unable to attend a meeting of the General Assembly may be represented by a trustee elected from among the Member countries and who is entitled to vote on behalf of the national delegate represents.
5. the General Assembly may validly deliberate if a third of the number of national delegates with voting rights present or represented by proxies selected from among the Member countries.
6. If the required number of delegates of national is not present at the scheduled time, the General Assembly begins with 15 minutes later, with the same agenda; It is to be used, regardless of the number of national delegates present.
7. election of the Executive Committee and the decision to change the statutes require a two-thirds majority of the members. The decision to raise the membership of a country shall be taken by secret ballot and shall require a majority of two-thirds of the members. All other choices and decisions can be made by simple majority of votes. In case of equal votes the motion will be dismissed.
8. extraordinary general meetings may be convened: (a) the decision of the President);

(b) the decision of the General Assembly);

c) at the request of written, done by at least one third of the number of national delegates. In this case it should be announced at meeting later within 3 months from the date of receipt of the written request.

Article 11 the Executive Board 1. The Executive Committee is composed of the President, Vice President, former President, technical director and of the 12 members elected by the General Assembly.
2. The duties of the Executive Committee are as follows: a) proposes the admission of member countries;

b) Secretary-General and Deputy called or;

c) oversees the financial management;

d) called Technical Director;

e) constitute working parties and study groups and appoints their Chairmen;

f) solve all the problems of the Association that does not require General Assembly.

3. The Executive Board may validly deliberate if at least half the number of its members is present; It may take decisions with a simple majority of votes. A number of votes equal to that of the President is decisive.
4. the Executive Committee may set up subcommittees tasked to help him in the exercise of its functions.

Article 12

1. Chairman and Vice-Chairman The President presides over meetings of the general assemblies and Executive Committee decisions and execute them.
2. the President represents the Association in addition to authorities and third parties.
3. the Chairman, together with the Secretary-General endorses the decisions and sign documents which engages in any way Association.
4. Vice President helped the President in carrying out his or her duties and replaces it, if the President cannot face its obligations.
5. If the Technical Director may not make its obligations, face Vice-President assumes its responsibilities.

Article 13 the Secretary-General and Deputy or 1. Duties of the Secretary-General are as follows: a) acts as an agent between the Association and national professional organizations, regional and international dishes, as well as between the Association and authorities;

b) provide officials of the Organization and national delegates with all the information they need;

c) administered the funds of the Association within the framework of the approved budget.

2. The Secretary-General shall have the right to choose the staff necessary for carrying out the activities of the Association.
3. The Deputy Secretary-General assist the Secretary-General in the performance of its duties and replaces it if it cannot make the face its obligations.

Article 14 technical director 1. The Technical Director shall chair the Technical Committee and supervises the work of the working parties and study groups.
2. Technical Director acts as an agent between the Executive Committee and the chairpersons of the working parties and study groups.

Article 15 Technical Committee 1. The Technical Committee is composed of the technical director or, in the absence thereof, of the Vice-President and the Chairmen of working groups and study groups.
2. The Technical Committee shall: a) to follow the unfolding of the work within the working groups and study groups;

(b)) to submit appropriate proposals to the Executive Committee.

Article 16 Working Groups and study groups 1. Working groups and study groups are composed of experts willing to work under the leadership of a President, the development of standardized methods and analysis in solving specific problems related to the sciences and technologies of cereal.
2. the chairpersons of the working parties and study groups shall be appointed by the Executive Committee. They have to submit their reports to the technical director.

Article 17 financial experts Assembly chooses 2 financial experts. They oversee the financial management of the Association and shall submit reports to the General Assembly.

Article 18 the Commission of arbitration 1. The Arbitration Board shall decide, without appeal, of any conflicts which may arise within the Association.
2. The Arbitration Board shall be formed as follows: each party to the conflict, she choose to have referees 2 national delegates; These arbitrators shall choose another delegate as Chairman of the National Commission of arbitration.
3. unless an agreement can be reached with respect to the election of the President will be elected by the Executive Committee, and if it is engaged in the conflict, the President will be elected by the General Assembly.
4. The arbitrators have all the freedom to decide, without any restriction, and the whole experience and skill. The Arbitration Board shall decide by simple majority of votes. In case of equality of votes, the vote of the President of the Commission has the power of decision. The decision of the Arbitration Committee is final.

Article 19-dissolution of the Association 1. The decision to dissolve the Association decides by an extraordinary general meeting of the Association, convened specifically for that purpose.
2. The general meeting shall decide on the use of funds of the Association, which must be devoted to a charitable purpose. Financial experts will be empowered to enforce those decisions.

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