Resolution Of 11 February 2015, The Presidency Of The Higher Sports Council Amending The Statutes Of The Royal Spanish Equestrian Federation Published.

Original Language Title: Resolución de 11 de febrero de 2015, de la Presidencia del Consejo Superior de Deportes, por la que se publican los Estatutos de la Real Federación Hípica Española.

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In exercise of the powers conferred by Article 10.2.b) of Law 10/1990 of 15 October, on Sport, the Board of the Higher Sports Council at its meeting of December 18, 2014, has finally approved the statutes of the Royal Spanish Equestrian Federation, authorizing their entry in the Register of sports Associations.

In compliance with the provisions of Article 31.7 of the Sports Act and Article 12.3 of Royal Decree 1835/1991, of 20 December, on Spanish sports federations and Registration of Sports Associations, I have the publication of the Statutes of the Real Spanish Equestrian Federation, contained in the annex to this resolution.

Madrid, 11 February 2015-The President of the Superior Council of Sports, Miguel Cardenal Carro.
ANNEX


Statutes of the Royal Spanish Equestrian Federation
TITLE

General provisions

Article 1


1. The Royal Spanish Equestrian Federation, hereinafter RFHE-, is a private associative entity, although public utility, governed by Law 10/1990 of 15 October, on Sport, by Royal Decree 1935/1991, of 20 December, on Spanish sports Federations, by the other provisions that make up the Spanish sports legislation, these Statutes and regulations and other rules of internal order issued in the exercise of its powers.

2. The FEI has legal personality, full capacity to act to fulfill its purposes and jurisdiction in matters within its competence.

3. It has its own assets and no profit.

4. The FEI is affiliated with the International Equestrian Federation (FEI), whose Statutes accepts and agrees to comply, this, of course, within the Spanish legal system.

It is also the International and Spanish Olympic Committee (IOC COE).

5. The FEI does not support any kind of discrimination, by it or by its members, by reason of birth, race, sex, opinion or any other conditions or personal or social circumstances.

6. The FEI is headquartered in Madrid and its registered office in Monte Esquinza street, number 28, 3rd left. To change the latter, within the municipality, the agreement of the General Assembly will be required.
Article 2.


1. The FEI is composed of the federations regional level, in the case provided for in Article 9 of these Statutes, athletes, judges, technicians, designers tours-trail heads, veterinarians and clubs, dedicated to the practice, control, regulation, training, promotion and organization of equestrian sport in all disciplines within the Spanish territory.

2. Equestrian sports activities are the following:

Olympic Specialties: Dressage, Jumping, Eventing Equestrian and adapted riding ( "paraecuestre").

Racing and marches Specialties: Endurance (Raid), speed (racing, 'gentlemen-riders ") and orientation (Trec).

Dressage work Specialties: Doma Vaquera, Monta Westen and Reining.

Alternative Specialities: Equestrian Tourism and Ponigames.

Other specialties: Hooves, Horseball and Vaulting.

3. They are also part of the umbrella organization, the leaders and, in general, the natural or legal persons or entities, promote, practice or contribute to the development of equestrian sport.
Article 3.


The scope of the FEI in developing the skills that are proper, it extends to the whole territory of the State.
Article 4.


Corresponds to the FEI, as an activity, government, administration, management, organization and regulation of horse racing sport.

By virtue it is like her:

A) Regulate and control official competitions at national level.

B) To represent the FEI in Spain, as well as that of Spain in the activities and international competitions held within and outside the territory of the State. To this end it is the responsibility of the RFHE the selection of athletes who have to integrate any of the national teams.

C) To authorize the sale or transfer outside the national territory, of the rights of televised transmission of the official competitions organized by the FEI.

D) To form, head and qualify judges and technicians in the field of competitions.

E) To ensure compliance with the provisions by which it is governed.

F) Tutelar, control and supervise their partners.

G) Promote, organize and control sports activities for the public.


H) Hiring the staff necessary for the performance of its functions and providing their services.

I) In general, the activities do not oppose, undermine or destroy its objects.
Article 5.


1. In addition to those provided for in the preceding article, as the FEI own activities, it exercises, under the jurisdiction and protection of the Sports Council, the following public administrative functions:

A) Rate and organizing, where appropriate, activities and official competitions at national level.

For this purpose, the organization of such competitions is understood referred to the general framework regulation thereof, as defined by the corresponding federal regulations.

B) To act in coordination with the regional level federations for general promotion of their sport disciplines throughout the national territory.

C) To design, develop and implement, in cooperation, where appropriate, with the federations of autonomous regions, plans for preparation of top athletes in their respective sports and participate in the preparation of lists annual thereof.

D) Collaborate with the State Administration and the Autonomous Communities in training sport technicians and in the prevention, control and repression of the use of banned substances and pharmacological groups and non-regulatory methods in sport.

E) To organize or tutelary the official competitions of international character held in the territory of the State.

F) exercise disciplinary authority sport, under the terms established in the Sports Act, specific implementing provisions, the Statutes and regulations.

G) Exercise control of subsidies allocated to sports associations and entities under the conditions set by the Higher Sports Council.

H) Run, where appropriate, the resolutions of the Spanish Sports Disciplinary Committee.

2. The acts performed by the FEI in the exercise of the functions in the preceding paragraph refers, they may be appealed to the Superior Sports Council, whose decision will exhaust the administrative route.
Article 6


1. The territorial organization of the FEI fits the territorial division of the State into Autonomous Communities.

In virtue of such an organization is formed by the following Federations regional level:

1. Andalusian Equestrian Federation.

2. Equestrian Federation Aragonesa.

3. Equestrian Federation of the Principality of Asturias.

4. Equestrian Federation of the Balearic Islands.

5. Equestrian Federation Canaria.

6. Cántabra Equestrian Federation.

7. Equestrian Federation of Castilla-La Mancha.

8. Equestrian Federation of Castilla and Leon.

9. Catalan Equestrian Federation.

10. Equestrian Federation of Extremadura.

11. Galician Equestrian Federation.

12. Riojana Equestrian Federation.

13. Equestrian Federation of Madrid.

14. Equestrian Federation of the Region of Murcia.

15. Navarra Equestrian Federation.

16. Equestrian Federation of Valencia.

17. Equestrian Federation of the Basque Country.
TITLE II


Of the regional level federations
Article 7.


1. Regional level federations are governed by applicable state law, by the Autonomous Community to which they belong, by its statutes and regulations, and also by their own domestic provisions.

2. In any case, should expressly recognize the FEI both skills that are proper and public administrative measures that correspond, in each case, under what set the Sports Act, the Royal Decree on Federations Spanish sports and the statutes and regulations present.
Article 8.


Regional level federations having legal personality disposition or recognition of the respective Autonomous Communities own rules, adjust their statutory standards, as necessary, to these Statutes and shall comply with the rules and instructions of the FEI on official competitions organized or supervised by it or delegate it to them as beyond its territorial scope and disciplinary matters, as provided in these Bylaws.
Article 9.


1. Federations regional level must be integrated into the FEI for its members to participate in official competitions at national or international level.


2. The integration system will consist of formalization for every one interested in an agreement to this effect was adopted by the body that according to its statutes applicable, and that will rise to the FEI, with express statement that free submit and expressly the determinations in the exercise of federal powers, be taken with respect to that participation in competitions aforementioned classes.

3. Produced integration shall apply the following rules:

A) regional level federations retain their legal personality, its own distinct heritage, its budget and its particular legal regime.

B) The Presidents of the Federations of autonomous regions form part of the General Assembly of the FEI, showing the representation of those. In any case, there will be only one representative for each federation of autonomous regions.

C) The sports disciplinary system, in the case of official competitions at national level, will, in any case, the provisions of the Sports Act, Royal Decree on sport, in these statutes and regulations , regardless of the content in the existing provisions in the respective regional areas.

D) federations regional level, integrated into the FEI shall hold its representation in the respective region.

4. may not exist Territorial Delegation of the FEI in the field of autonomous federation when it is integrated into it.
Article 10.


1. Integrated in the FEI federations must provide this necessary information so you can know at any time, programming and development of sports activities as well as your budget.

2. They moved also to the federation, its statutory rules and regulations.

3. Likewise, they shall report to the FEI of the ups and downs of their athletes, clubs and members, judges, heads Course designers-track, veterinariosy technicians.
Article 11.


Without prejudice to the financial independence and autonomy of own integrated in the FEI Federations economic management, the latter will control those subsidies received from it, or through it.
Article 12.


1. The FEI, without prejudice to the provisions of Articles 8 to 11 of these Statutes, recognizes regional level federations of the following functions:

A) Represent the authority of the FEI in its functional and territorial scope.

B) To promote, ordering and directing the equestrian sport in all disciplines within its territory, through the exercise of its own powers and those expressly delegated by the FEI.

C) Monitor, manage and develop competitions within its scope.

D) Constitute the immediate sporting authority superior to all affiliated clubs and members

2. Federations regional level, as established with the governing bodies of the Autonomous Communities agreements or agreements affecting matters within the competence of the FEI, will require the prior express authorization of the latter.
TITLE III



Clubs Article 13.


1. Sports clubs are private associations, composed of individuals or legal entities, whose purpose is to promote one or more sports disciplines, practice them by their partners, as well as participation in sports activities and competitions.

2. All clubs must register in the corresponding Register of Sports Associations and be approved by the FEI under the terms provided in Regulation Federated Club Recognized by the FEI.

3. The recognition of a club sporting goods shall lead to the certification of registration in the preceding paragraph refers to.

4. To participate in competitions of an official nature, clubs must register in the respective federation. This registration must be made through the regional federations, when they are integrated into the FEI.
TITLE IV

Of the athletes

Article 14.


Athletes can be professional or amateur.
Article 15.


1. So that federated athletes to participate in competitions oficialesde state level will need to be in possession of license issued by the FEI, in accordance with the following minimum requirements:

A) Uniformity of economic conditions in each of the disciplines, classes and categories, the amount of which shall be fixed by the General Assembly.


B) Uniformity of content and data expressed in terms of the different sports categories.

C) The FEI issue licenses within fifteen days from the application, once verified compliance with the sporting requirements for such an expedition, in its statutes or regulations.

2. Licences issued by federations regional level for such participation will enable those which are integrated into the FEI, are issued within the minimum economic and formal character set and communicate it to the same issue.

For this purpose, enabling will occur once the federation of autonomous regions which, under the provisions of the preceding paragraphs, to enable participation in activities or official competitions at national level, the data entered, at least in Spanish language, state official.

These licenses will reflect three economic concepts:

Mandatory that Article 59.2 of the Sports Act refers to insurance.

Fee corresponding to the FEI.

Fee for the Federation regional level.

Fees corresponding to the FEI will be of equal economic pillar for each sport, and establishment category and be determined by the General Assembly.
TITLE V


Of the bodies of the FEI
CHAPTER ONE

General provisions

Article 16.


1. Government and representation.

A) Prescriptive.

1) The General Assembly and its Standing Committee.

2) The President.

B) facultative.

1) The Board of Directors.

2) The Executive Committee of the Board.

2. Technicians.

A) Prescriptive.

1) The Technical Committee of Judges.

2) The Technical Committee of Heads of track.

3) The Sports Technical Committee.

4) The Veterinary Technical Committee.

B) facultative.

1) Other Technical Committees.

3. Internal regime.

A) Prescriptive.

1) Management.

B) facultative.

1) The General Secretariat.

4. Federative justice.

A) The Committee for Sports Discipline.

B) The Appeals Committee.

5. Committees activities, groups and sectors of the FEI members.

6. Committees strictly sporting character.
Article 17.


They are requirements for membership of the governing bodies and representation of the FEI:

1. Being Spanish, subject to what could be established as a result of the provisions of treaties, international agreements or provisions which would apply in this matter.

2. Having the age of majority.

3. Not be disqualified from holding public office.

4. Have full capacity to act.

5. Not be subject to disciplinary action sports to disable it.

6. Not being immersed in the legal or statutory incompatibilities established.

It will be specific requirement for corresponding to the estates of clubs, athletes, judges and technicians, of being in possession of their respective sports license in force members.
Article 18.


1. All members of the federative bodies that are part of them by choice, hold office for period of four years, coinciding with the Olympic period in question and may, in any case, be re-elected, except in the case which provides the Article 18.2 of this Statute.

2. In the event that for any reason not consummated this term of office, who occupy the vacancy shall hold office for time equal to that restase to meet the substituted, which may not appear for a new election until the expiration of the Olympic period for which they were elected.
Article 19.


1. The sessions of the collegiate bodies of the FEI will always be called by the President or by order of the latter, by the Secretary General and, failing that, by the Manager. They may also be convened at the proposal of members of corporate bodies to be determined in the statutory or regulatory standards.

The call may be made using for this purpose the electronic and / or telematic means, as provided in Articles 40, 43 and 45.

2. The call for the collegiate bodies of the FEI will be made within the terms in each case provide these Statutes. In the absence of such provision and in cases of special urgency it should be made at least forty-eight hours.


3. They shall be validly constituted on first call, when he attends an absolute majority of its members and, second, when present, at least a third. Third call in the presence of a quarter of the members of the General Assembly will suffice.

All this is without prejudice to those specific cases in which these Bylaws require a quorum of more assistance.

4. The President shall direct the discussions with the proper authority of his office.

5. The resolutions are adopted by simple majority, except in cases where these statutes provide for a more qualified quorum.

6. Of all the meetings Minutes will rise, in the manner provided for in Article 49 of these Statutes.

7. The votes against the resolutions of the corporate bodies, or motivated abstentions exempt from the responsibilities arising from its adoption.
Article 20.


1. They are basic rights of members of the umbrella organization:

A) To take part in the deliberations, freely expressing their views on any issues undergo treatment or discussion within the body of which they are members and exercise their right to vote, stating, where appropriate, if desired , the particular reasoned that issue.

B) Intervene in their own federative duties of the office or function they hold, cooperating in the management responsibility of the body to which they belong.

C) Knowing the content of the minutes of the meetings of the parent body part.

D) All others, by regulation, be established.

2. They are also basic obligations:

A) To attend, when formally summoned to this, meetings, unless compelling reasons prevent.

B) Perform, as far as possible, the commissions entrusted to them.

C) To cooperate loyally in the federal management, saving, whenever necessary, the secrecy of the deliberations.

D) Others to be determined by regulation.
Article 21.


1. Regardless of criminal, civil and administrative responsibilities generally enshrines the Spanish legal system, members of the different bodies of the FEI are responsible, specifically, acts, resolutions or agreements adopted by that of that form, with the exception provided for in Article 19.7 of these Bylaws.

2. They are also in the terms provided in the general sports legislation in the Statutes and regulations, for breach of agreements any bodies or commission of offenses provided for in the sports disciplinary system.
Article 22.


1. Members of the bodies of the FEI cease for the following reasons:

A) End of period of mandate.

B) Removal, in cases where appropriate, not to be collective charges.

C) Resignation.

D) inability to prevent the discharge of his duties.

E) Engaging in any of the causes of ineligibility that lists Article 17 hereof.

F) Incompatibility, supervening of legally or statutorily established.

2. In the case of the President, EHF, so will the confidence vote.

Will be requirements for this:

A) is formulated by a third, at least, of the members of the General Assembly, individually formalized by each of the bidders by letter motivated and signed, bringing copy of national identity card must be attached.

B) is approved by most of thirds of the members of right plenary sessions that make up the General Assembly, without, in any case, the vote is accepted by mail.
CHAPTER II


Of the organs of government and representation

Section one. General Assembly
Article 23.


1. The General Assembly is the highest governing body and representation of the FEI.

2. It is composed of members to be determined at all times under current electoral rules. They form part of the same:

A) The Presidents of the Federations of autonomous regions integrated into the FEI.

B) Representatives of the estates of clubs, athletes, judges, technicians, designers tours-trail heads and other groups, if any, in the proportion that the current electoral legislation provides, elected by free suffrage, equal , direct, and secret, in the manner determined by articles 24 to 37 of these Statutes.

3. You may attend sessions of the Assembly, with voice but no vote, the outgoing Chairman of the last mandate.

4. The General Assembly may meet in Plenary or Executive Committee.
Article 24.



The clubs will be chosen from among those that meet the requirements of sports electoral legislation.
Article 25.


The athletes will be chosen among those who meet the requirements sport electoral legislation, and in these Statutes.
Article 26.


Judges will be chosen from among those who meet the requirements sport electoral legislation, and in these Statutes.
Article 27.


Course designers-trail heads will be chosen from among those who meet the requirements sport electoral legislation, and in these Statutes.
Article 28.


Experts shall be chosen from among those who meet the requirements sport electoral legislation, and in these Statutes.
Article 29.


Representatives of other groups, if any, shall be elected from among those who meet the requirements sport electoral legislation, and in these Statutes.
Article 30.


The vacancies that will eventually occur in the General Assembly, they will be covered every two years, through sectoral elections.
Article 31.


They will be general requirements for voters and candidates:

A) In the case of physical representations, have met respectively sixteen and eighteen and also be in possession of license, certification or training, the quality that corresponds, at the time of the announcement of the elections, and it is having also had in the previous year, proving their participation, then and the time of the elections, in competitions or activities of official and state level.

B) Being clubs, which at the time of the call are organizing and participating in competitions or activities of official and state level and have also done in the previous year.
Article 32.


The choice of club representatives, it will be made through the constituency to be determined at all times under current electoral rules.
Article 33.


The election of representatives of Judges will be made through the constituency to be determined at all times under current electoral rules.
Article 34.


The election of representatives of the Technical will be made through the constituency to be determined at all times under current electoral rules.
Article 35.


The election of representatives of the Heads Designers-track routes will be made through the constituency as determined at all times under current electoral rules.
Article 36.


The election of representatives of collective, if any, will be made through the constituency to be determined at all times under current electoral rules.
Article 37.


Election assumes the case through state constituency clubs and athletes, representatives of one region can not exceed more than 50 100 the corresponding proportion in the electoral roll.
Article 38.


The official competitions at national level those organized under the jurisdiction of the FEI, as well as organized by the federations of regional level when they are delegated to the FEI, and are open to the participation of athletes who have licensed sports state level competition and meet minimum technical standards specified in the regulations.

Regional level competitions will be those classified as such by the Federation of Autonomous Communities in the exercise of its powers.
Article 39.


1. It corresponds to the General Assembly in plenary meeting and as necessary: ​​

A) The approval of the annual budget and its liquidation.

B) Approval of the sports calendar.

C) Approval and amendment of the Statutes.

D) The election and dismissal of the President.

E) The choice, in the manner prescribed in Article 40 of these Statutes, its delegate commission also correspondiéndole its eventual renewal.

2. It is further responsible for:


A) Authorize the encumbrance or disposal of real estate when the amount of the transaction is equal to or greater than 10 100 of the budget of the FEI or three hundred thousand euros and indicating approval for such an absolute majority of votes present. These amounts and percentages will be reviewed annually by the Higher Sports Council.

B) To grant approval to be paid as President of the FEI, as well as determining the amount of what is perceived requiring the same quorum provided for in the preceding paragraph.

C) annually Knowing the fundamental criteria that preside the exercise of regulatory power of the Executive Committee.

D) Solve the proposals submitted to it by the Board of FEI, or the assembly themselves, not less than 20 number 100 of them all.

E) Establish specific disciplines Committees deemed necessary.

F) Other powers contained in the Statutes or to be granted by regulation.

3. They may be in the Assembly, the attendance reasons of special urgency, issues or proposals submitted to the sessions of it the President or the Board, up to forty-eight hours before the date of the meeting, provided the attendees, absolute majority give their consent.
Article 40.


1. The General Assembly will meet in plenary session once a year.

2. Other meetings will be held extraordinary and at the request of the President, by agreement of the Executive Committee, adopted by the majority, or the application of a number of members of the Assembly not less than 20 100.

3. The convening of the Assembly shall correspond to the President of the FEI and must be made in advance of fifteen days, except in cases provided for in Article 19 of these Statutes. The call its agenda must be included, as well as documentation concerning matters to be dealt with, although the latter may be sent up to ten days before the scheduled date for the meeting or even up to forty-eight hours before the same, in cases of urgency which provides point 3 of the preceding article.

The call along with documentation to the Assembly may be made by electronic or telematic means. The agreement that the decision to use such means for the convening of the General Assembly shall take, you must specify at least the electronic means by which the call shall be sent by electronic means by which will be available documentation on the points on the agenda and the time for which information is available. The system will ensure the security, integrity, confidentiality and authenticity of the information.

4. At the beginning of each session shall be designated by the three members of that table with the mission to verify the minutes, with the approval of the Chairman shall the secretary.
Section
second. Commission delegate of the General Assembly
Article 41.


1. The Executive Committee of the General Assembly shall consist of a minimum of 15 members plus the President, which shall have one third of the Presidents of Federations regional level, another third to clubs, and another third to other classes, this is, Sportsmen, Judges, Tours-Heads Designers and Technical Track.

2. The Presidents of federations of autonomous regions shall be elected by and from among them.

3. Which correspond to clubs they shall be elected by and from among all of them, without corresponding to the same Autonomous Community may have more than 50 100 of representation.

4. Those corresponding to the remaining estates will, likewise, elected by and among all members of each sector in proportion to their representation in the General Assembly.
Article 42.


1. It corresponds to the Executive Committee of the General Assembly:

A) The modification of the sporting calendar.

B) Modification of budgets.

C) Approval and amendment of the Regulations.

D) Establish Elections Regulations Territorial Delegations, which shall conform as far as possible the criteria governing for that matter in the FEI.

2. Any amendments to make merit paragraphs b foregoing shall not exceed the limits and criteria that the General Assembly establish, where appropriate, and the proposal on the same shall be the exclusive or the President of the FEI or the delegated Commission, when the latter is agreed by a majority of two thirds.

3. also up to the Commission:


A) The development of a pre-approval of the budget report.

B) Monitoring of sports and economic management of the FEI by preparing and presenting an annual report to the General Assembly on the report of activities and budget settlement report.

C) Authorize the encumbrance or disposal of real estate, when the amount of the transaction does not exceed the limits provided for in Article 38, having such kind of resolutions by the absolute majority of its members taken.
Article 43.


1. The Executive Committee shall meet at least once every four months a proposal by the President or two-thirds of its members and its mandate will coincide with the General Assembly.

2. His call shall, in any case, the President himself and must be made in advance of fifteen days, except in the case provided for in Article 19 of these Statutes.

3. The Executive Committee may be convened, constituted and adopt agreements by electronic or telematic means.

The President may agree to hold no face meetings electronically, electronics, internet or any other means or technology development. This agreement will be notified to the members of the Executive Committee and shall specify in particular and as appropriate:

The average, telematics, electronic, or Internet or any other, for which the call is forwarded.

The average, telematics, electronic, or Internet or any other, for which the meeting is held.

The average, telematics, electronic, or Internet or otherwise, by which may consult the documentation on the agenda and the time for which information is available.

The way to participate in discussions and deliberations and the period of time that will take place.

The means of voting and the period of time that may be cast.

The means of dissemination of the minutes of the sessions and the time that will be available.

The system will ensure the security, integrity, confidentiality and authenticity of information, establishing a restricted for members of the Executive Committee electronic access service.
Section
third. President
Article 44.


1. The President of the FEI is the executive body of it and holds his legal representation. In addition, it is the supreme body of management and administration of the FEI.

2. Convenes and presides over the General Assembly, its Standing Committee, the Board and the Executive Committee of the Board, and executes the agreements of all these bodies.

It also has the right to attend any bodies held many sessions and federative committees.

3. Corresponds, in general, and in addition to those determined by these statutes and their regulations, functions not assigned specifically to the General Assembly, its Executive Committee and Board of Directors, among which it is listed, but not limited not limited to:

Grant general and special powers.
Sort
payments.

Appoint and dismiss the staff of the FEI.

Hiring services.

4. It is elected every four years, coinciding with the years of Olympic Games summer, with the free, direct, equal and secret ballot by the members of the General Assembly. Candidates, who will not be enforceable requirement to be part of that body, shall be submitted, by at least 15 per 100 of those, and your choice for a runoff voting system will take place in the case that at first no candidate receives an absolute majority of the votes cast. For election is not valid postal voting.

5. While fulfill its mandate, the President shall not hold any position in other federative except organ statutorily entitled to, or entity, association or club subject to the federal discipline or Spanish sports federation than the Equestrian, and will be incompatible with activity as a judge or technical, continuing in possession of his license, if any, will remain without effect until it ceases to hold the presidency of the FEI.

6. He will preside over the General Assembly, its Standing Committee, the Board and the Executive Committee of the Board with the authority's own office, accounting for the conduct of business; their vote will have the quality of casting.


7. In case of absence, illness or any other cause that prevents temporarily perform his duties, the Chairman of the body that the case will be replaced by the Vice-Presidents, in the order; failing them, and, ultimately, by the senior member, or the older if that were the same.

8. When President leave office, having been completed on time his mandate, the Board will constitute Management Committee and convene elections to the governing bodies and representation of the FEI within a period not exceeding thirty days, in accordance with establishing the Electoral Regulation and corresponding to the election calendar, which will be finally approved by the Board of the Plenum of the Superior Council of Sports.

If the President ceases for any other cause, shall proceed in accordance with the existing electoral rules at the time, but Restricting the process of choosing who is to replace him, who shall hold office for time equal to that restase to meet to replaced, and is also applicable, as far as this is concerned, the rule provided for in Article 18.2 of these statutes.
CHAPTER III

Of the organs facultative


Section one. Board
Article 45.


1. The Board is the complementary collegiate body of government and representation, which assists the President, and who is responsible for the management of the FEI.

2. It shall consist of the number of members determined by its Chairman, all appointed by him, who is also responsible for its removal.

3. The Board will, at least, a vice president appointed by the President, who must be a member of the General Assembly.

4. Vice President, or if there are several, by his order, replace the President in case of absence, illness or similar.

5. They are powers of the Board:

A) approve and amend the internal rules of the FEI and operation and development of sports activities, which do not constitute regulations attributed to the Executive Committee.

B) Control the development and success of the competitions of national and international order, where that applies.

C) Designate the proposal of the President, the national team coaches and technical teams.

D) To grant honors and rewards.

E) To submit to the CSD reasoned proposal, whenever concurrent merits enough to join the Royal Order of Sporting Merit.

F) Taking care of everything concerning the registration of clubs, athletes, technicians and assistants.

G) Publish, by circular letter, the provisions issued by the Board itself and the resolutions adopted in the exercise of its powers.

H) To grant the titles of President and Vice President of Honor to those who have held meaning for outstanding services to the promotion and development of equestrian sport. Such appointments must be ratified by the General Assembly.

6. The members of the Board shall cooperate equally in the same management responsibility and answer for it to the President himself.

7. The members of the Board of Directors may not hold office in another Spanish sports federation and will be applicable incompatibilities which provides current regulations.

8. The members of the Board who were not, at the same time, the General Assembly shall be entitled to attend meetings of the latter, with voice but no vote.

9. The Board shall meet at least once every two months, when decided by the President, who shall be responsible your call and the determination of the issues on the agenda of each session. The minimum period of notice shall be forty-eight hours. The resolutions are adopted by majority of attendees, the adjudication of any ties the casting vote of the President.

The Board may be convened, constituted and adopt agreements by electronic or telematic means.

The President may agree to hold no face meetings electronically, electronics, internet or any other means or technology development. This agreement will be notified to the members of the Executive Committee and shall specify in particular and as appropriate:

The average, telematics, electronic, or Internet or any other, for which the call is forwarded.

The average, telematics, electronic, or Internet or any other, for which the meeting is held.


The average, telematics, electronic, or Internet or otherwise, by which may consult the documentation on the agenda and the time for which information is available.

The way to participate in discussions and deliberations and the period of time that will take place.

The means of voting and the period of time that may be cast.

The means of dissemination of the minutes of the sessions and the time that will be available.

The system will ensure the security, integrity, confidentiality and authenticity of information, establishing a restricted for members of the Board of Directors electronic access service.

10. The members of the Board of Directors are specifically responsible for the acts, resolutions or agreements adopted at the General Assembly, which, if so decided by a majority of two thirds of whom fully fledged part of it, may request his dismissal to the President of the FEI.
Article 46.


An Executive Committee within the Board, which shall consist of the President and members of the Board appointed by him may be constituted. They attend compulsorily speak but not vote the Secretary-General, where appropriate, and the Manager.

The Board may delegate to such Executive Committee all the powers conferred on the Board of Directors itself, provided they are delegated.
CHAPTER IV

From the technical bodies


Section one. Judges Technical Committee
Article 47.


1. The Technical Committee of Judges directly addresses the operation of the federal establishment of Judges, and correspond with subordination to the President of the FEI, government, representation and administration of the functions assigned to those.

2. The chairmanship of the Committee shall be held in which it holds designee of the FEI.

3. The Technical Committee of Judges shall perform the following functions:

A) Establish levels of training of judges.

B) Sort technically Judges and propose the secondment to the corresponding categories.

C) To propose candidates for Judges of international standard.

D) To approve the administrative rules regulating arbitration.

E) Coordinate with regional level federations integrated into the training FEI levels.

F) To appoint judges in competitions at national level.

G) Any other powers delegated by the FEI.

4. The proposals in the preceding paragraph refers to the President of the FEI will be submitted for final approval.

5. The appointment of judges for the various competitions will not be limited by challenges or by conditions of any kind, and those who were appointed may not abstain from directing the test in question, unless there are compelling reasons to weigh the Committee.

6. The composition and operating regime of the Committee shall be determined by regulation.
Section
second. Technical Committee of Heads Track
Article 48.


1. The Technical Committee of Heads of Track, directly addresses the operation of the federal establishment of Heads of Track, and correspond with subordination to the President of the FEI, government, representation and administration of the functions assigned to those.

2. The chairmanship of the Committee shall be held in which it holds designee of the FEI.

3. The Technical Committee of Heads Track perform the following functions:

A) Establish levels of training of heads of track.

B) Sort technically the bosses Track and propose the secondment to the corresponding categories.

C) To propose candidates Track Heads of international standard.

D) Any other powers delegated by the FEI, or attributed to it by regulation.

4. The proposals in the preceding paragraph refers to the President of the FEI will be submitted for final approval.

5. The appointment of heads of track for the various competitions, not limited by challenges or by conditions of any kind, and those who were appointed may not abstain from performing their functions in the proof of the case, unless there are compelling reasons greater than weigh the Committee.

6. The composition and operating regime of the Committee shall be determined by regulation.
Section
third. The National Committee of Sports Technical
Article 49.



1. The National Sports Technical Committee, attends directly to the operation of the federal establishment of Technical Equitation, and correspond with subordination to the President of the FEI, government, representation and administration of the functions assigned to those.

2. The chairmanship of the Committee shall be held in which it holds designee of the FEI.

3. The Sports Technical Committee shall perform the following functions:

A) Coordinate the training of technicians.

B) Coordinate the development and supervision of the certification program for Riders and Amazon.

C) Adapt the federal regulations on sports technicians to the general rules.

D) Update listings RFHE Sports Technicians.

E) Collaborate in Quality Control processes and approvals arising.

F) Any other delegated by the FEI, or attributed to it by regulation.

4. The proposals in the preceding paragraph refers to the President of the FEI will be submitted for final approval.

5. The composition and operating regime of the Committee shall be determined by regulation.

The National Committee for Veterinary
Article 50.


1. The National Technical Committee for Veterinary, directly addresses the operation of the federal establishment of Veterinary and subordination correspond with the President of the FEI, government, representation and administration of the functions assigned to those.

2. The chairmanship of the Committee shall be held in which it holds designee of the FEI.

3. The Veterinary Committee shall perform the following functions:

A) Establish levels of training and technical classification of veterinarians in their action within the federal framework in competitions.

B) Develop and coordinate the training program for veterinarians.

C) Develop and update the lists of official veterinarians for appointment competitions.

D) Revising and updating of the FEI Veterinary Regulations, as well as their adaptation to the changes made by the FEI.

E) Any other powers delegated by the FEI, or attributed to it by regulation.

4. The proposals in the preceding paragraph refers to the President of the FEI will be submitted for final approval.

5. The composition and operating regime of the Committee shall be determined by regulation.
CHAPTER V


Organs of procedure
Article 51.


1. Secretary General of the Federation, if any, appointed by the President and directly depending thereof, shall act as notary and advisor, and specifically correspond the following functions:

A) Take minutes of the sessions of the General Assembly, its delegated Commission of the Board and its executive Commission, acting as Secretary of such bodies and the committees that may be created.

B) To issue appropriate certificates emanating meritados acts of organs.

C) To resolve pending issues.

D) To ensure strict compliance with the agreements sanctioning bodies.

E) Any other entrusted to him by the President.

2. The appointment of the Secretary General is optional for the President of the FEI who, if he fails to make such designation shall be responsible for one's own purposes, and may delegate to the person it deems appropriate.

3. Their working relationship will be the special character, typical of senior management personnel.
Article 52.


The minutes to make merit point 1.a) of the preceding article shall specify the names of the people who attended, interventions, summarized, that any, and other circumstances deemed appropriate, and the result of voting, specifying the votes to the contrary, individuals, where appropriate, and abstentions, and the text of the resolutions adopted.
Article 53.


1. The Manager of the FEI is the regular body for management and administration thereof. His appointment will correspond to the President.

2. They are functions of the Manager:

A) keep the accounts of the FEI, proposing payments and receipts and draft balance sheets and budgets.

B) Exercise economic inspection of all sanctioning bodies.

C) Exercise control of subsidies to be allocated to the territorial federations.

D) To head RFHE staff.

E) To perform the functions of the General Secretariat when it does not exist.

F) Any other that is delegated or assigned by the President.


3. Their working relationship will be the special character of senior management personnel.
Article 54.


Can they both constitute committees that address the functioning of groups and sectors of the same members as those of strictly sporting character, the number deemed necessary.

The Chairmen of these committees shall be appointed by the President of the FEI.
Article 55.


The operation of the committees referred to by the previous article, and the powers delegated to them by the FEI, established in the corresponding federative regulations.
TITLE VI

The disciplinary regime

Article 56.


1. The scope of the federative discipline extends to infringements of the rules of the game or sports competition and general rules codified in the Sports Act, in its implementing provisions and own legal system of the FEI.

2. They are violations of the rules of competition actions and omissions that during the course of it, violate, prevent or disrupt their normal development.

3. They are violations sports general rules other actions and omissions that are contrary to what the same determine compel or ban.
Article 57.


The sport is governed by Law 10/1990 of 15 October, on Sport; by Royal Decree 1591/1992 of 23 December on sport; by this Constitution, and the federal regulation that develops.
Article 58.


The FEI exercise disciplinary authority over all people that are part of their own organizational structure; on clubs, athletes, technicians and managers; on Judges and, in general, on all persons and entities who, being attached to the FEI develop functions or hold positions at the state level.
Article 59.


The disciplinary authority corresponds to the RFHE be exercised:

1. For Sports Disciplinary Committee constituted within the FEI and composed of a jurist of recognized prestige, appointed by the President of the FEI and who shall be the Chairperson of the Committee, a Vice-President appointed by the President and two members appointed by the Commission delegate of the General Assembly of the FEI.

2. Decisions given by the Sports Disciplinary Committee will fit appeal to the Appeals Committee, composed of five members appointed by the President of the FEI, two of them freely appointed by the President, and the other three appointed on the proposal, respectively, Judges Technical Committee, the Executive Committee of the General Assembly and the Board. He will chair this body who is elected by and from among its members and must, in any case, hold the position of law degree.

3. For the purposes specified in the preceding paragraph the FEI require each of the estates and bodies represented in the respective collegiate committees, so that, within a period not exceeding ten days, formulate the corresponding proposal. If after this term, one or more of those fail to do so, the President of the Federation make the appointment or appointments in question.

4. Agreements Appeal Committees may be appealed before the Spanish Sports Disciplinary Committee.

5. In horse racing, the disciplinary authority shall be exercised as follows:

Infringements of the competition rules contained in the Code of Racing Society for the Promotion of Horse Breeding in Spain (SFCCE) during their development, will be controlled by Racing Commissioners appointed by the SFCCE under the terms established by the Code of Carreras.

Violations of the rules of competition that could lead to the imposition of economic sanctions or any other outside of the competition in which they were produced, will be sanctioned a proposal from Commissioners Race for Commissioners of SFCCE, which should have an appointment validated by the FEI a proposal from the SFCCE.

Breaches of general sporting rules, including all matters relating to doping control regime, will be controlled by the commissioners of the SFCCE.

Against decisions of the Commissioners of the assumptions SFCCE in the previous indent concerns, will fit appeal to a committee composed of two members belonging to the Sports Disciplinary Committee of the FEI Discipline Committee, and two members a proposal from the SFCCE, to be Commissioners SFCCE.


The Chairman of the Committee shall be appointed by the President of the FEI between any member thereof, and your vote will be decisive in case of a tie.

Against decisions of the Disciplinary Committee may be brought before the Spanish Sports Disciplinary Committee.

Controls prohibited substances and products which will be submitted to the riders made according to the relevant regulations applicable law adopted in accordance with the principles therein preordenan.

Controls that will undergo the horses perform the SFCCE under the procedures developed by the Code Carreras and principles governing international standards (International Equestrian Agreements) and specifically what prevented by the International Federation of Authorities horseracing all, if any, without prejudice to the application of the Spanish legislation.
Article 60.


1. In determining the responsibility of sporting offenses, the federative disciplinary bodies must comply with the reporting principles of penal law.

2. You can not any sanction for acts or omissions not classified as offense, when committed by the provisions in force at the time; Nor they may impose corrective measures that are not established by previous standard to the perpetration of the offense. Nor it may impose a double penalty for the same acts. It shall also ensure the implementation of favorable retroactive effect.

3. They may only be imposed penalties under proceedings to this effect, after hearing the person concerned and further right of appeal.
Article 61.


A request expressed and founded the party concerned, the disciplinary bodies may agree, reasoned, the suspension of the execution of sanctions, whatever the procedure without the mere filing of the resources against the same corresponding paralyzes or suspend compliance.

That power to suspend, with identical Optional, will fit also exercise in the case of sanctions consisting in the closure of sports facilities.

In any case be weighted as a special circumstance for access to suspend the execution of the contested act, the damage difficult or impossible to repair that might result from compliance.
Article 62.


In the Secretariat of the disciplinary bodies of the FEI must be scrupulously and a day, a record of sanctions for the purpose, among others, the possible appreciation of modifying circumstances of responsibility and computing terms prescribing both offenses and penalties.
Article 63.


Resolutions must express the criminality of the act punishable by appointment violated the precept and expression of the resource that may be brought, illustrated on the organ who is responsible for directing and the deadline for this.
Article 64.


1. The agreements adopted by the federation disciplinary bodies must be notified to the interested parties as soon as possible, with a maximum limit of ten working days, through official letter, letter, telegram, telex, fax, or any other means ensuring proper evidence of their reception, please contact the staff or social or domicile of those who, for these purposes, they had indicated.

2. Notifications shall contain the full text of the resolution or agreement, with an indication of whether or not definitive, stating the remedies available to him, the body before they have formalized and the deadline for remedies.
Article 65.


The chairpersons of federal justice, whether or not disciplinary, must meet the specific requirement of having the qualifications of doctors or law graduates.
Article 66.


The faults can be very serious, serious or minor, determination will be based on the principles and criteria established in the laws and these Bylaws.
Article 67.


The FEI, in the scope of its powers in administrative matters, prepare its disciplinary regulations according to Royal Decree 1591/1992, on sport, and in which necessarily be entered at least the following: | ||
1. A system typified offenses or misdemeanors, graduated according to their severity.

2. The principles and criteria to ensure:

A) The differentiation between minor, serious and very serious infringements character.

B) The proportionality of the penalties applicable to them.


C) The absence of double punishment for the same acts, not being regarded as the imposition of an accessory to the principal under the terms of Article 27.2 of Royal Decree 1591/2991 penalty.

D) The application of favorable retroactive effect.

E) The prohibition of sanction for violations unstandardized prior to the time of its commission.

3. A system corresponding to each of the infringements, as well as the causes or circumstances which exempt, mitigate or aggravate the responsibility of the offender and the requirements of extinction of the latter.

4. The various disciplinary procedures for handling and enforcement, where appropriate, penalties. In these proceedings the right to assistance reprimanded by the person designated as the hearing prior to the resolution of the case will be guaranteed.

5. The system of appeals against the sanctions imposed.

Everything on the subject of Doping Control Health and athletes are subject to the provisions of the Organic Law 3/2013, of June 20, the protection of the health of athletes and anti-doping sporting activities; and its implementing provisions; as well as the provisions that modify and / or replace.
Article 68.


1. They may only be imposed personal sanctions consisting in fines in cases where athletes, technical or economic perceptions judges receive for their work. Their amounts must previously included quantified in the disciplinary regulations of the FEI.

2. For the same infringement fines may be imposed mode simultaneously with any other sanctions of a different nature, provided they are planned for the category of infringement in question and that, as a whole, consistently with the severity of it. Non-payment of financial penalties will be considered a breach of sanction.
Article 69.


Regardless of the sanctions that may apply, the disciplinary bodies have the power to alter the outcome of meetings, tests or competitions because of predetermination by price, intimidation or simple agreements, the outcome of the event or competition; in cases of improper participation, and in general, in all those in which the offense involves a serious disorder of the meeting, event or competition, to prevent its development and normal result.
Article 70.


1. Infringements shall expire after three years, a year or a month, depending on whether the very serious, severe or mild, beginning itself to count the limitation period the day after the commission of the offense.

The limitation period is interrupted by the initiation of disciplinary proceedings, but if he remained paralyzed for a month, for reasons not attributable to the person or entity subject that procedure will run the corresponding period, again interrupting prescription to resume processing the file.

2. The sanctions barred after three years, a year or a month, depending on whether those corresponding to very serious, serious or minor infringements, beginning itself to count the limitation period from the day following that on which has become final resolution by which the sanction was imposed, or since its fulfillment should break if it had begun.
Article 71.


1. The minutes signed by the judges of the event or competition documentary form means necessary, in the test set of rule infractions and sporting rules.

2. In assessing the faults concerning the sport, certain statements of the judge, except obvious clerical error or evidence to the contrary be presumed.
Article 72.


1. The competent sports disciplinary bodies must, ex officio or at the request of the instructor of record, inform the Prosecutor those offenses that may be of characters crime or misdemeanor.

2. In this case sports disciplinary bodies will agree to suspend the proceedings, according to the circumstances, until the appropriate judicial decision rests. In each case the disciplinary bodies appreciate the circumstances surrounding it, so reasoned order the suspension or continuation of the sports disciplinary proceedings until resolution and imposition of sanctions, if necessary.

3. In the event that the suspension of the procedure is agreed, precautionary measures may be taken by providence notified to all interested parties.
TITLE VII



The economic regime Article 73.



1. The FEI has its own system of administration and wealth management and budget.

2. The Federation may not approve deficit budgets, although exceptionally can the Sports Council authorize such a character.

3. Budget management will respond to the first single box, must devote own revenues, as a priority, the expenditure of federative structure.

4. Accounting shall comply with the regulations adapting the General Accounting Plan to the Spanish sports federations to develop the Institute of Accounting and Auditing of the Ministry of Economy and Finance.

5. In the first month of each year, it will be formalized the balance sheet and income and expense accounts, which will rise to CSD for information.
Article 74.


RFHE constitute income:

A) Grants to grant public entities.

B) Donations, inheritances and prizes will be awarded.

C) Benefits producing activities and organize sports competitions and derivatives contracts made.

D) The fruits of their heritage.

E) loans or credits obtained.

F) The amount of the financial penalties imposed discipline their bodies.

G) The repayment installments of advances and loans that come and proceeds from the sale of their property.

H) The benefits that may result from the activities provided for in the following article in paragraph c).

I) that may arise from the perception of membership fees or licensing rights.

J) Any other that may be attributed by law or under agreement.
Article 75.


The FEI, as the economic framework is concerned, it is subject to the following rules:

A) shall apply the economic benefits, if any, of the competitions it organizes, the development of its corporate purpose.

B) It may encumber and dispose of their property, borrow and issue debt securities or equity aliquot, provided that such legal transactions not irreversibly commit its assets or its purpose.

In the case of real estate that have been funded in whole or in part with public funds from the State, its levy or sale will require the authorization of the CSD.

C) can exercise, with complementary activities of an industrial, commercial, professional or service nature, and allocate their assets and resources to the same goals, but in no case may distribute profits among its members.

D) may not commit multi-year spending without the authorization of CSD when the annual expenditure committed more than 10 100 of your budget and exceeds the term of office of the President.

This percentage will be reviewed annually by the CSD.

E) must undergo yearly financial audits and, where appropriate, management, as well as limited review reports on all expenses. These actions may be charged and paid by the CSD.
TITLE VIII


The documentary and accounting regime
Article 76.


1. Up, in any case, the documentary and accounting regime RFHE:

A) The Register of Federations regional level reflecting the names of them, registered office and affiliation of those who hold positions of representation and government, expressly specifying dates takeover and cessation in where appropriate, stakeholders.

B) The Record Book Clubs, which will include your name, business address and affiliation of the chairmen and members of their Boards of Directors, stating the dates of inauguration and termination, if any, of those concerned.

C) The Book of Acts, which will include the meetings of the General Assembly of its Executive Committee, Board and Executive Committee of the Board.

D) ledgers, which shall include both the heritage and the rights and obligations and income and expenses of the FEI being specified and the origin of those investment or destination of these.

E) Other legally required.

2. They are causes of information or examination of the books federative established by law or pronouncements to that effect from the judges or courts of the top sports authorities or, where applicable, auditors.


Outside these cases may be decided federative display books at the request of an interested party, upon written request to the Manager of the FEI. The denial of such request must be substantiated.

The recognition will contract exclusively points that relate to the issue raised in the application.

In any event, recognition will be at the headquarters of the FEI in the presence of the Manager.
TITLE IX


Dissolution of RFHE
Article 77.


1. The FEI be dissolved:

A) By the revocation of its recognition.

If disappear the conditions or motivations that gave rise to it or the Board of the Higher Sports Council deems the breach of the objectives for which the Federation was formed, a procedure aimed at revoking recognition that instruct with RFHE own hearing and, where appropriate, regional level Federations integrated therein.

Concluso that, the Board of the CSD resolved, reasoned, on such revocation and against their agreement will fit bring the relevant administrative resources.

B) judicial decision.

C) For other reasons provided in the general law.

2. In case of dissolution of the FEI, its net assets, if any, it shall apply to the performance of similar activities, determined by the Higher Sports Council its specific destination.
TITLE X


The adoption and modification of the Statutes and Regulations Federative
Article 78.


The approval or amendment of the statutes or regulations of the FEI federative shall conform to the following procedure:

A) The modification process, unless it were by legal empire, will start at the proposal exclusively the President of the FEI or two-thirds of members of the Executive Committee.

The statutes may not exceed the limits and criteria established by the General Assembly.

B) the preliminary draft, on the basis agreed by those bodies will be developed.

C) concluso this draft, it will rise to the Board to issue, reasoned, its report.

Obtained approval, the text shall be sent individually to all members of the General Assembly, giving a period not less than fifteen days to submit a well-reasoned amendments or suggestions they deem appropriate.

D) In ​​the case of Statutes, to the General Assembly it is convened, who is responsible for approval, which will decide after discussion of the proposed text and amendments, if any, submitted.

It case of Regulations, will act in the same way, although calling, as the competent body, the Executive Committee of the General Assembly itself.

E) Relapse, where appropriate, the relevant approval, agreed to raise the Sports Council for the purposes provided for Article 10.2.b) of the Sports Act.

F) Approved the new text, if it were Bylaws, by the Board of CSD shall be published in the "Official Gazette" and entered in the Register corresponding associations.

First additional provision.

Repealed FEI Statutes hitherto existing, approved by the Board of Higher Sports Council on 29 July 2011.

Second additional provision.

These Statutes shall enter into force on the day following its publication in the "Official Gazette" day and be registered in the corresponding Register Sports Associations, both procedures required by Article 12.3 of Royal Decree 1835/1991, of 20 December, on Spanish sports federations.

Third additional provision.

The Board of FEI may amend, where necessary, the present Articles of Association following the instructions and requirements, meaning appropriate, perform the Higher Sports Council.