Rules for Braedstrup Humanitarian Association

§ 1  The name of the association is Braedstrup Humanitarian Association

§ 2 The home of the Association is Industrivej 2, 8740 Brædstrup, Denmark.

§ 3 Everyone who is interested in the work of the Association can become a member.

§ 4 The association Braedstrup Humanitarian Association Aps is ovnet by Braedstrup Humanitarian Association.

§ 5  The purpose of the Association is to:

  •      Give humanitarian aid or support humanitarian initiatives.
  •      Give social aid or support social initiatives.
  •      Give cultural aid or support cultural initiatives.

§ 6 The General Assembly  is the highest authority. The annual general meeting is held every year in the month of February.

§ 7 The Committee invites to the annual general meeting not later than 14 days before the meeting.

The agenda has to contain at least these items.

  • Selection of chairman
  • Report from the president
  • Account by the treasurer
  • Election according to rules
  • Activities for the next year
  • Proposals received
  • Lay down the subscription for the next year

Proposals for consideration at the annual general meeting have to be at the president not later than 7 days before the meeting.

§ 8 The association is chaired by a committee consisting of 5 people elected on the annual general meeting. 

The committee consist of

  • President.
  • Vice-president.
  • Treasurer.
  • Two rank-and-file members.

In addition to this, one representative from each store joins the committee; the staff of the store will elect this representative, before to the annual general assembly.

§ 9 The members of the committee is chosen at and by the Annual General Meeting for a period of two years.                                                                                                                            The Annual General Meeting elects the president and the treasurer.                                Following the committee appoints it self temporarily with vice-president and other committee jobs.                                                                                                                                      In odd years the president and one rank-and-file member are elected.                                    In even years the treasurer and two rank-and-file members are elected.                                  At the annual general meeting are further elected for a period of one year:

  • 2 substitutes for the committee members.
  • 2 auditors.
  • 1 substitute for the auditors.                              

A vote may be taken by proxy. Max. 1 power of attorney per participating member.

§ 10 The committee have committee meetings when needed.                                                 The president invites to the committee meeting not later than 14 days before the meeting.     Committee meetings are held when the president or at least 2 committee member’s find it needed.

§ 11 At voting’s the majority of votes from the members present is decisive.                          By parity of votes the president has the casting vote.                                                                 This is the rule for annual general meetings as well as for committee meetings.

§ 12 Proposals for changing the rules have to be at the committee before the end of the calendar year.                                                                                                                                       The proposals are considered at the annual general meeting in the following year.

§ 13 The financial year is the calendar year.

§ 14 The subscription is laid down at the annual general meeting and is collected in the following year in the month of January, not to be paid later than the 15th of February.

§ 15 The money of the association is deposited in a financial institution.                             The treasurer and the president manage the money of the association.

§ 16 The committee members are not personal to make up the deficit, if a such should occur with the money of the association.

§ 17 In case the association is closed the money and other values are to be used for charitable purposes.

February 2019