Association: "EU Britizens"
1. Constituent elements:
Article 1: the name - the applicable law:
Under the name "EU Britizens", the undersigned and all persons who adhere to these statutes form a declared association, governed by the law of 1 July 1901, relating to the association contract, by the decree of 16 August 1901, making public administration regulations for the enforcement of this law, and by the present statutes.
Article 2: the social purpose:
The eu Britizens association aims to promote and obtain the preservation of European citizenship or the most substantial derivative rights that are possible for Britons who remain in the European Union.
From this perspective, it acquires all property, undertakes any obligation, drafts any text on all media, disseminates all recordings, engages any action, including jurisdictional, which seems likely to promote its purpose.
Article 3: Duration:
The duration of the association "EU Britizens" is 10 years, from its registration in the prefecture. It may be extended on this date until its object has been exhausted.
Article 4: head office and contact information:
The headquarters of the association "EU Britizens" is located in Thoux(32430), "La Bordevieille" .
The head office may be changed by decision of the extraordinary general meeting.
The association's email address will be created by the office.
Article 5: Members:
The association consists of founders, members, benefactors or honorary members.
The founders are the people who supported the project from its constitution, and who participated in the constituent assembly.
Members are persons who have, after approval by two members of the association, joined the association after its constitution, and pay their annual dues. Membership will contain the commitment, on free paper, to adhere to these statutes and to pay the annual dues, brought back pro-rata temporis,within a week of accession.
Benefactors are persons who, by donation or bequest, entrust the association with ownership of any property, or actual rights over any property belonging to them. People who contribute to the crowdfunding that the association wishes to create without wanting to join can apply to become benefactor members.
Honorary members are the people whom their action for the social purpose will have reported to the founders and members of the association "EU Britizens". This quality is conferred by the regular general meeting.
It is specified that the title of benefactor member is purely honorary. It does not give the right to participate in the association's bodies (general assembly, extraordinary general assembly, office).
Membership is lost
resignation, made by letter or email, addressed to the president of the association, or
by the delisting of the office, for failure to pay the annual dues, within 30 days of a notice to pay without effect, or
by the delisting proposed by the office and pronounced by the ordinary general meeting, for any serious reason on which the explanations of the person concerned will have been sought.
Article 6: Resources:
The resources of the association "EU Britizens" are:
annual membership dues. The annual membership fee will be set annually by the regular general meeting, on the proposal of the office, is due by any member, except the honorary members; the first contribution is set at an amount of 0 euros.
any resource, subsidy, and operating costs available to the association under legal conditions, including crowdfunding;
any income from his property.
2. Organization and operation:
Article 7: Organs.
The bodies of the association are the ordinary general assembly, the extraordinary general assembly and the office.
Article 8: The Ordinary General Assembly:
8.1 Bringing together the up-to-date members of theirdues, the regular general meeting meets once a year, during the month of January in the territory of the municipality where the association has its head office or by video conference.
It may meet more often if necessary at the invitation of the office or at the request of at least 5 members of the association who jointly set out the reasons for their application and draft an agenda that they send to the secretary of the association who, after providing possible editorial details in agreement with these members, convenes the general meeting and submits this agenda with any possible addition that the office deems useful.
8.2 Convocations, accompanied by the agenda, are addressed, if necessary by fax or email, 15 days before the general meeting. In the event of a duely justified emergency, this period can be reduced to 96:00. In such cases, every work is made to ensure that the session is organized by videoconference.
8.3 The quorum is setat a quarter of the members who have updated their membership. If the number of members of the association exceeds 60 people, it is set at 15 people. When the quorum is not met, a second general meeting is held under the same conditions as the first within 96 hours. No quorum is required.
8.4 The agenda is set by the office. Any member may request that a question be included in this agenda, by letter recommended with acknowledgement or by email,addressed to the president of the association "EU Britizens" in the previous month.
8.5 The ordinary general meeting decides on the office's reports, which relate to the association's activity in the previous year, as well as its financial and moral situation.
8.6 The ordinary general meeting sets the direction of the activity for the year inwhich it meets.
8.7 The regular general meeting renews the office.
8.8 The ordinary general assembly makes its decisions by a simple majority.
Article 9: The Extraordinary General Assembly:
9.1 The extraordinary general meeting, which may take place on the same day as an ordinary general meeting, amends thestatutes or decides to dissolve the association.
9.2 Its meeting may be decided by the office, or by 10 non-benefactor members of the association who jointly set out the reasons for their request and draft an agenda which they send to the secretary of the association who, after providing possible editorial details in agreement with these members, convenes the extraordinary general meeting and submits this agenda with any possible supplement that the office deems useful. The agenda is set under the same conditions as for the regular general meeting.
9.3 Convocations, accompanied by the agenda, are addressed, if necessary by fax or email, 15 days before the meeting of the extraordinary general meeting. In the event of a duely justified emergency, this period can be reduced to 48 hours.
9.4 Its quorum is made up of half of its up-to-date members. It votes by a majority of 2/3, the vote taking place by secret ballot.
When the quorum is not met, an extraordinary second general meeting can be held under the same conditions as the first. This second assembly, which takes place without a quorum, is voted by a majority of 2/3, the vote taking place by secret ballot.
9.5 When the extraordinary general assembly decides to dissolve the association "EU Britizens", it appoints two liquidators responsible for the liquidation of the association's assets. These assets can only be devolved to associationsrecognized as being of public benefit.
Article 10: the office:
10.1 The office, elected for one year, consists of thepresident, the treasurer and the secretary. The specially convened ordinary general meeting provides for the replacement of one or the other of the members of the board.
10.2 In the event that it is impossible to replace a member of the board, the president or secretary, as the case may be, accumulates the functions, and causes an extraordinary general meeting with a view to amending the statutes or dissolving the association.
10.3 The office regulates the affairs of the association by its decisions.
10.4 The first year, the office is made up of the founders chosen by consensus during the constituent assembly or by Mrs. Alice Bouilliez, President, Mrs. Dawn Plant,Treasurer, and by Terence Phayre Knott,Secretary.
10.5 The office meets as needed, and at least once every two months. It makes all decisions that are not expressly devolved to either of the general assemblies or to another body.
10.6 Decisions with an interest in the finances of the association "EU Britizens" are covered by the signature of the president and the treasurer targets them when he collects the corresponding resources or pays the corresponding expenses.
10.7 The office prepares any activity report, as well as any financial or moral report for either general meeting.
10.8 The President ensures the proper application of the statutes, represents the association in all acts of civil life, commits expenses, receives all requests from members and reserves them the useful follow-up. He presides over general meetings. He has access to any accounting documents. The President may appeal to general meetings for any breach of the Treasurer.
10.9 The Treasurer ensures the recovery of contributions, the re-entry of any resource under Article 6, covers any payment decided by the President and keeps the accounting. It sends out notices to pay dues to members who would not have done so spontaneously. The Treasurer may appeal to general meetings for any breach of the President.
10.10 The secretary convenes the general meetings,prepares the minutes of the meeting, and ensures relations with them. In the event of a financial disagreement between the President and the Treasurer, he takes part in the decisions concerned or convenes, under his responsibility, the general assembly which then makes the decision.
Made in Thoux, January 25, 2021,
The Treasurer, The Secretary
Ms Alice Bouilliez Mrs Dawn Plant Mr.Terence Knott
Thoux, January 26, 2021,
Mr. Prefect of the Gers
3, Place of Prefect Claude Erignac
Subject: filing the statutes of an association.
Please find attached thestatutes of the association "EU Britizens" whose head office is sos in Thoux (32430) at the place called La Bordevieille.
I ask you, Mr Prefect, to accept the expression of my most distinguished consideration.
Head office: Place called "La Bordevieille" - 32430 Thoux