In accordance with the Law on Associations (ZDru-1), published in Ur.l.Republic of SLovenia no. 61/2006 and its amendments (Ur.l. št.91/2008; Odl.US: U-I-380/06-11, 102/2008 Odl.US: U-I-57/07-7, 58/2009,U-l-39/2011, 25.5.2011), on 11.11.2012, the founding assembly adopted the resolution on the establishment of the Dična Art Association and adopted the Articles of Association for this purpose:
The Dična Art Association Statute.
I. GENERAL PROVISIONS
Dična Art Association is an independent, voluntary, non-political, non-party and non-profit organization that operates on the basis of the Association Act.
The activities of the Association are based on the principles of equal and voluntary association of members, equal conditions for membership, equal decision-making or participation of members and the principles of public work.
II. STATUS PROVISIONS
Name and seat
The name of the Association is: Dična Art Association
The seat of the Association is: Smrjene
The Steering Committee decides on the head office address.
The Dična Art Association (hereinafter: the Association) is a legal entity of private law. The Association is registered in the register of Associations with the competent administrative unit.
The Association can acquire and have movable and immovable property and other assets that it uses for the fulfillment of its goals and tasks.
The Association is liable for its obligations with all its assets.
The legal representative is responsible for the legitimate business of the Association.
The obligations of the Association are jointly and severally liable with the members of the bodies of the Association that voted for the decision (responsible persons), which reduced the assets of the Association for their benefit or benefit to another, even though they knew that the Association would not be able to settle commitments to third parties. Responsible persons shall be liable to the extent of the damage suffered by the Association caused by their conduct.
The liability of the Association in the cases referred to in the above paragraph shall also be jointly and severally liable by a natural or legal person who, through the actions of the responsible persons, acquires proceeds of property, up to the amount of the acquired proceeds.
The work of the Association and its organs is public.
Informing members is through means of public information, websites, social networks and with the right for each member to view the minutes of the bodies of the Association.
The general public can be informed about the work of the Association through the website, organized round tables, press conferences, invitations of interested representatives to public sessions and participation of representatives of the media in the meetings of the bodies of the Association.
To ensure the public’s work and the accuracy of information, the president of the Association is responsible.
The logo and stamp
The Association has a logo in pink, with the inscription Art Dična Association.
The Association has a rectangular stamp with the logo on the left and the inscription Art Dična Association.
The Association can connect with related organizations in Slovenia and abroad insofar as this is in the interest of achieving the purposes and goals of the Association. The Association can be involved in relevant international associations.
III. PURPOSE, OBJECTIVES AND ACTIVITIES OF THE ASSOCIATION
The Association was founded with the purpose:
• The basic purpose of establishing a Association, its main activity and goals, has been and remains to help young, creative, promising, not yet established people in independent or group work in the field of fashion design.
• Association wants to help and contribute to research and development activities in various fields, while at the same time strengthening creativity, education and training, and artistic staging in various fields of cultural life. The Association will promote members’ products through creative workshops and exhibitions.
The Association also carries out some gainful activities:
• 47,782. Retail trade
• 18.120. Other printing
• 46.190. Non-specialized intermediation in the sale of a wide range of products
• 58.110. Publishing books
• 58.140. Giving magazines and other periodicals
• 58.190. Other publishing
• 59.110. Production of films, video films and television shows
• 59,200. Recording and publishing of sound recordings and musicians
• 72,200. Research and development activities in the field of social sciences and humanities
• 74,300. Translation and interpretation
• 82,300. Organizing exhibitions, fairs and meetings
• 85.510 Education, training and training in the field of sport and recreation
• 85.590. Other unclassified training, upgrading and training
• 90.010. Artistic performance
• 90.030. Artistic creation
The Association performs profit activities under the conditions that the law allows for the performance of activities. All these activities are carried out only to the extent necessary to achieve the purpose and objectives or to perform a non-profit-making activity.
A gainful activity is related to the purpose and goals of the Association, if it can directly contribute to the realization of the purpose and goals of the Association, whereby the contribution is not solely in securing the revenues of the Association. As a complementary activity, the gainful activity, which, together with the non-profit activity, consists of a certain service or achievement, or ensures better use of the Association’s assets.
The Association may have branches established and abolished by the Management Board, depending on the needs of the Association.
By decision to establish a branch, the Management Board shall determine:
• the name and business address of the branch,
• representative of a branch,
• branch activities
• the rights of a branch regarding the appearance in legal transactions in the name and on behalf of the Association and
• The name of the branch must include the word of the branch in addition to the name of the Association. Branches are not legal entities.
IV. TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF AMOUNT AND TERMINATION OF MEMBERSHIP
Method of membership
Membership in Association is voluntary. Anyone wishing to become a member must submit a membership declaration to the Board of Directors of the Association with a desire for membership in which he undertakes to act in accordance with the Statute and to pay the membership fee.
The Association may also accept a foreign citizen under the same conditions in its membership.
The Association has regular and honorary members.
Active member is a member of the association from the age of fifteen (15) years, if he actively works in the performance of the Association’s tasks and pays an annual membership fee.
Deciding on admission to membership
Admission to membership is decided by the Board of Directors of the Association.
Membership shall be refused to persons who have been finally convicted of a criminal offense against life, body or property.
The candidate shall be informed in writing of his refusal within thirty (30) days of the examination of his / her declaration of accession, stating the essential reasons. The candidate may appeal against the rejection within thirty (30) days of receipt of the notice to the Assembly of members of the Association. The same complaint can be filed by the candidate if he / she does not receive a notice within three months of the hearing of his / her accession statement on the Association’s governing board.
Entry of a minor
The condition for enrollment into a Association is the age limit of 7 years. If a juvenile is a member of the association from the seventh (7th) to the fifteenth (15th) age, the legal representative must, before joining the Association, submit a written consent. These members do not vote and can not be elected to the bodies of the Association.
A minor member may only perform those tasks of the Association that are envisaged for individual categories of minor members and accompanied by a mentor.
An Honorary Member shall be appointed by the Assembly of Members on his own initiative or at the proposal of the Management Board for personal merit for the operation of the Association. The honorary member does not pay the membership fee. The Honorary Member has the right to decide and manage the Association’s work, just like all other members.
Termination of membership
• with voluntary exit,
• by deleting,
• with death,
• With the dissolution of the Association.
A member voluntarily leaves the Association if he sends a written statement of exit to the Management Board.
A member is deleted from the Association if he does not pay a membership fee twice a year despite a reminder. Deletion is done by the Steering Committee.
The member has a right to appeal to the Assembly of Members within thirty (30) days against the resolution of the Management Board or the representative of the Association. The assembly of members must deal with the appeal at the first convention scheduled or extraordinary session and decide on it.
Against the decision of the Assembly of Members, the affected member has the right to challenge the decisions of the bodies of the Association that were adopted in violation of the law, this Statute or other general act of the Association within one year of the final decision being taken before the court. The person whose application for membership was denied was also entitled to the same right. An appeal against the decision of the bodies of the association before the court is not allowed if no appeal has been lodged to the Assembly of Members.
V. RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF MEMBERS
Members’ rights are:
• after the age of fifteen (15) they are elected and elected to the bodies of the Association,
• participate in work and co-decide in the bodies of the Association,
• realize their personal interests in the field of activities of the Association,
attend meetings, events and competitions organized by the Association,
• use common achievements and the results of the Association’s work in their work,
• participate in the elaboration of the work program and are familiar with the operations of the Association and its financial and material operations,
• at least one fifth of members may request dismissal of any body of the Association.
Duties of members
The duties of the members of the Association are:
• respect this Statute, other acts and decisions of the bodies of the Association,
• actively participate and contribute to the achievement of the goals and tasks of the Association through their work,
• to regularly pay membership fees and other contributions,
• to transfer experience and knowledge to younger members of Association,
• to provide information to societies, in accordance with the accession declaration,
• protect the reputation of the Association.
VI. METHOD OF MANAGEMENT
Bodies of Association
The bodies of the Association are:
1. Members’ assembly,
2. The Board of Directors,
3. The Supervisory Board,
The mandate of the bodies of the association, with the exception of the Members’ Board, is five (5) years.
VI. 1 Members’ assembly
Members’ assembly is the highest body of the Association, which is composed of all members. Members’ assembly can be regular or extraordinary. The regular assembly of members is convened by the Management Board once a year, by the end of March at the latest. An extraordinary Board of Members shall be convened upon a resolution of the Management Board at the request of the Supervisory Board or at the request of one third of the members of the Association. The Management Board is obliged to convene an extraordinary Board of Members within thirty (30) days of receipt of the request for its reference. If the Management Board of the Extraordinary Assembly of Members does not convene within the prescribed time limit, it shall be convened by the proposer, who must also submit the agenda. The Extraordinary Assembly of Members only decides on the matter for which it was convened.
Call of the Members’ Assembly
Members of the Association must be informed about the convening of the Assembly of Members and the submitted agenda, at least ten (10) days prior to the referral.
The assembly of members is quorum if more than a third of the members are present. If the Assembly of Members is not quorum, the session shall be postponed for thirty (30) minutes. At the end of this period, the Assembly of Members shall be quorate if it is established that all members have been invited and at least five members are present.
In the invitation or notice of convening the Assembly of Members, a warning must be made to the provision from the preceding paragraph.
The members’ assembly adopts resolutions by a majority of the members present. What will be the vote – secretly or publicly – will be decided by the Assembly of Members by public vote.
A regular or extraordinary Board of Members may be dismissed by any body of the Association prior to the expiration of the term of office, if it does not act in accordance with the Statute and the applicable regulations in the field of operation of the Association.
Guidance and method of work
The session of the Assembly of Members leads to the election of the working presidency representative of the Association.
The assembly of members elects the working presidency, the recorder and two (2) authenticator of the minutes, the verification commission, the candidacy commission, and the election commission at the election.
The Verification Commission shall determine and report to the Assembly of Members on the number of members present or the quorum of the Members’ Assembly.
The Candidate Commission, appointed by the Steering Committee, proposes to the Members’ Assembly a list of candidates for bodies. The panel of members can supplement the list of candidates in the debate with candidates that are not proposed by the commission. After the debate has ended, the Assembly of Members shall adopt a candidate list by means of a public vote.
The Electoral Commission prepares and conducts elections and publishes the results.
Tasks and responsibilities
Tasks and Powers of the Assembly of Members:
• Decisions on the agenda;
• Adopt and amend the Statute and other general acts of the Association;
• Adopts the annual report for each calendar year containing the balance sheet and the income statement with notes on the statements and the report on the Association’s operations, before the adoption of the annual report, the Supervisory Board must carry out internal control over the financial and material operations of the Association;
• adopting a work program and a financial plan;
• loves and relieves the president of the Association, and members of the bodies of the Association;
• to decide on appeals and requests against decisions of the bodies of the Association;
• decide on the association of the Association with other societies and associations;
• decide on status changes of the Association;
• grants the title of honorary member of the Association;
• Grants awards;
• decide on the purchase and sale of real estate;
• a decision on the dissolution of the Association;
• to decide on other matters proposed by the bodies and members of the association that are in accordance with the purpose and goals of the Association;
• The Minutes of the Assembly of Members shall be kept, signed by the Chairperson, the Registrar and two (2) Authors.
VI. 2 Management Board
The Steering Committee is an operational – executive and expert – technical body that carries out organizational, professional, technical and administrative work and runs the Association during two sessions of the Assembly of Members under the program and resolutions adopted at the Assembly of Members. He is responsible for his work to the Assembly of Members.
The Management Board consists of a President and two members.
Meetings shall be convened by the President, as appropriate, on the initiative of the members of the Management or Supervisory Committee, and at least every three (3) months.
The Board of Directors shall make a valid decision if more than half of the members are present at the meeting, and it shall be decided by a majority of the votes of all members present.
Voting is normally public unless the Management Board decides otherwise before any decision.
Method of running the Chairman of the Management Board
The candidate for the president can nominate a group of 3 members of the association. The candidate for the president should have the professional and managerial skills to manage the Association.
Candidate procedure for members of the Management Board
The members of the Steering Committee for the organizational sector nominate the candidate for the president (the mandate). The members of the Management Board nominate a candidate (mandate). A minimum of half of the members must fulfill the conditions for the performed professional – technical tasks. Candidates for the members of the Management Board must be proposed in the Administrative The Committee is represented by all the goals and activities of the Association.
Individual members can appear on the lists of different mandates – candidates for the president.
The Board of Directors, as a whole list, shall be elected by the Assembly of Members by a majority of all votes cast.
Tasks and responsibilities
Tasks and competences of the Management Board:
• preparing proposals for the work program,
• the Financial Plan and other materials for the Members’ Meeting and reports on their work;
• Convening the Assembly of Members;
• appoint a nomination committee;
• manages the assets of the Association and
• disposes of individual parts of the property in accordance with this Statute and other regulations in this field;
• proposes representatives of the Association in the bodies of the Association;
• implement the decisions of the Assembly of Members;
• carries out the fulfillment of the program of work of the Association;
• caring for the financial and material operations of the Association;
• prepares draft general acts of the Association;
• determines the amount of the annual membership fee;
• keep records of membership and other prescribed records;
• prepare an annual report on the Association’s operations;
• decides on the admission of new members, exit and deletion from membership;
• Performs other tasks deriving from the Association’s acts that have been agreed upon and tasks assigned to it by the Assembly of Members;
decides to change the address of the Association.
The Steering Committee may appoint permanent or temporary commissions or committees to carry out the tasks defined in the purposes and objectives of the Association, which, if it so decides, may also be abolished. Their tasks, the leader and the number of members are determined by the Board of Directors among the members of the Association.
VI. 2.1 President of the Association
The president of the Association, independently represents, manages and represents the Association.
The president of the Association is responsible for the operation and legal operation of the Association in accordance with the Statute and the law. For its work, it is responsible to the Assembly of Members.
The President of the Association is directly elected by the Assembly of Members. He is Chairman of the Management Board and authorizing officer for financial and material operations.
The president of the Association is obliged to withhold the resolution of any body of the Association if it considers that it is contrary to the legislation or in contravention of the acts of the Association. He or she shall notify the detainee within eight (8) days of the body that adopted it and the Chairman of the Supervisory Board.
Way of running for president
The candidate for the president (mandate) may nominate a group of 3 members of the association. The candidate for the president should have the professional and managerial skills for managing the Association.
The President elects the Assembly of Members (together with the Governing Board) by a majority of all votes cast.
VI. 3 Supervisory Board
The Supervisory Board monitors and supervises the financial and material operations of the Association and the implementation of the decisions of the Members’ Assembly. The Supervisory Board has a president and two members elected by the Assembly of Members. The President convenes and conducts meetings and proposes the agenda.
regularly monitors the financial and material operations of the Association
examines the annual report of the Association prior to the hearing at the Assembly of Members,
performs supervision over the operation of the Association and the performance of tasks imposed by other regulations, performs supervision over the financial and material operations of the Association and in particular determines whether the books of account are properly managed and whether the surplus of revenues over expenses is spent for purposes and purposes or for the provision of non-profit activities of the Association, prepare a report on its work and findings for the Members’ Assembly.
The members of the Supervisory Board have the right to participate in the work of all bodies of the Association. For its work, the Supervisory Board is responsible to the Assembly of Members.
The representative of the Association is the respective President of the Association, elected by the Assembly of Members. The president represents the Association independently and on behalf of the Association signs the obligations and signs all the documents with which the Association acts on its members and in relation to other natural and legal persons. In the event of his / her absence, he / she is replaced by a member of the Management Board, appointed by the President personally.
VIII. FINANCING OF THE ASSOCIATION AND THE MANNER OF IMPLEMENTATION OF SUPERVISION FROM PROVISIONS WITH THE PROPERTY OF THE ASSOCIATION AND ON THE FINANCIAL AND MATERIAL OPERATIONS OF THE ASSOCIATION
The Association acquires funds for its operations:
• from the local community budget and
• other assets;
• with a membership fee;
• from material rights and activities;
• gifts and electors of natural and legal persons;
• sponsor and donor contributions;
• from other sources.
The Association is also financed by performing a profitable activity under the conditions prescribed by law for performing its activities. All acquisitions of activities are carried out by the Association only to the extent necessary for the realization of the purpose and objectives of its operation or for the performance of non-profit activities.
Assets and bookkeeping
The assets of the Association include its assets and revenues from the previous article. They are used to cover the expenses of the Association and its bodies.
The purpose of using funds for the operation of the Association and its bodies is determined by the annual financial plan.
The Association manages business books in the manner and in the form defined by the Slovenian Accounting Standard 33/2007 – Accounting Solutions in Societies and Disability Organizations. The manner and form of bookkeeping is defined by the Association in the Rules on financial and material operations. The Rules will be adopted by the assembly of members within 3 (three) months after the registration of the Association in the assembly of members.
Business books and the annual report should enable the assessment of whether the surplus income over expenses is used for the purposes and objectives of the Association or for performing the non-profit activity set out in this Statute.
The Association for the financial year, equal to the calendar year, produces an annual report containing the balance sheet, the income statement with notes to the statements and a report on the Association’s operations. The report must include a true representation of the Association’s assets and operations. The annual report is adopted by the Assembly of Members.
The report must be reviewed by the Supervisory Board prior to the consideration of the Supervisory Board, which must supervise, in particular, the financial and material operations of the Association, and determine whether the books are well managed and whether the surplus of revenues over expenses is spent for the purposes and objectives of the Association or for non-profit activities performed.
Property of the Association
The assets of the Association consist of fixed and movable items, material rights, money and other assets acquired by the Association through membership fees, gifts, voters, contributions from donors, public funds, performing activities and other sources.
The Association does not share its assets with its members. If in the course of its activity it generates a surplus of revenues over expenses, it uses it to realize its purpose and objectives or to perform non-profit activities determined in accordance with the Statute.
The purchase or sale of movable property is decided by the Steering Committee. Real estate can only be bought or disposed of on the basis of a resolution adopted by the Assembly of Members.
IX. METHOD OF ACCEPTANCE AND SUPPLEMENT OF THE STATUTE
The procedure for the initiation of amendments to the Statute or the adoption of a new Statute begins on the basis of a decision of the Management Board, which determines the scope of the changes and issues that need to be addressed.
To prepare amendments to the Statute, the Steering Committee appoints a working group.
The working group prepares a draft and submits it to the Steering Committee, which after the discussion receives the draft proposal and gives it for public consideration to the members of the Association.
Upon completion of the public hearing, the Management Board shall determine the proposal for amendments or amendments or a proposal for a new Statute and submit it to the Assembly of Members for adoption.
X. METHOD OF DISSOLUTION OF THE ASSOCIATION AND DISPOSSESSION OF ASSETS
The Association may cease:
• By the resolution of the Members’ Assembly, by majority
• votes of the members present;
• by merging or merging with another Association;
• Bankruptcy or forcible settlement;
• on the basis of a court decision banning action;
• by the law itself.
In the event of the Association being dissolved, all liabilities are settled, the budget is returned to the budget, and the rest of the assets are transferred to the local community where the head office of the Association is located.
XI. FINAL PROVISIONS
This Statute shall enter into force on the day of 11 November 2012, when it was adopted by the founding assembly and shall be applied when the competent authority establishes that it is in accordance with the Associations Act.
President Monika Cokan Žgajnar