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FIRST TITLE

ARTICLE 1

The Association will be called the Andalusian Association of Pain and Continuous Assistance (AADAC), statutorily adapted to Organic Law 1/2002, of March 22, regulating the Right of Association, lacking profit and not ascribing to any religion or political party. .

ARTICLE 2

The registered office of the Association will be the Illustrious Official College of Physicians of Seville: Avenida de la Borbolla, 49.- 41011

ARTICLE 3

The purposes of the Association are exclusively of an educational, scientific and charitable nature, including the following:

a) Promote and promote research on the mechanisms and syndromes of pain, as well as help improve the treatment of patients with acute and chronic pain, bringing together: basic scientists, doctors and other health professionals from various disciplines and areas, who share an interest in research on pain and its treatment.
b) Stimulate education and learning in the field of pain.
c) Promote and favor the dissemination of information in the field of pain.
d) Organize at least one annual Scientific Meeting that could be useful or desirable for the advancement of the purposes of the Society.
e) Promote training courses on pain and ongoing care aimed at health personnel and volunteers.
f) Make known the objectives of the Association to the pertinent hierarchical, administrative, health institutions and public power in general.
g) Promote the development of Pain Treatment Units in the Andalusian Autonomous Community.
h) Promote any other activity that could favor the aforementioned purposes.

ARTICLE 4

This Association will develop its activity in the Andalusian Autonomous Community.

SECOND TITLE

MANAGEMENT BODIES AND FORM OF ADMINISTRATION

ARTICLE 5

MANAGEMENT BODIES AND FORM OF ADMINISTRATION.- The management bodies of the A.A.D.A.C. They are:

– The general assembly.

– The Board of Directors.

– The Permanent Commission (President, Past President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer).

ARTICLE 6

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY. It is the supreme and sovereign body of the Association and will be made up of all the members of the Association, and may have the character of:

– Ordinary.

– Extraordinary.

ARTICLE 7

The A.A.D.A.C. The ordinary General Assembly will be constituted once a year, preferably coinciding with the statutory annual scientific meeting.

The A.A.D.A.C. Extraordinary General Assemblies may be held as many times as it deems appropriate and at the request of the President, a third of the Board of Directors or 20% of its full members, 15 days in advance. When said Assembly is part of a Scientific Meeting. The Extraordinary General Assemblies will be convened with exact specification in the agenda, not being able to discuss any other matter.

ARTICLE 8

The Assemblies will be considered validly constituted on first call, when they are attended by half plus one of the partners; and on second call, regardless of the number of partners present, but with at least half plus one of the members of the Board of Directors.

ARTICLE 9

The vote in the Assembly will be personal, not admitting the verbal or written proxy vote.

ARTICLE 10

The agreements will be adopted by a simple majority of the members present, deciding in case of a tie, by the casting vote of the President.

ARTICLE 11

The Ordinary Assemblies will be convened by the Board of Directors at least 15 days before the date of their celebration, and the points that will make up the agenda must be specified in the convocation.

11.1. In the agenda of the Ordinary General Assemblies, the points proposed by the Board of Directors will appear, either on its own initiative, or at least 25% of the partners, and the questions and answers.

11.2. The Agenda of the Extraordinary General Assemblies will be constituted by the points indicated by him or by the applicants of the same.

11.3. No agreement may be adopted by the Assembly that has not previously been included in the Agenda.

ARTICLE 12

FUNCTIONS. The functions of the Ordinary General Assembly are:

– Ratify or repeal the agreements of the Board of Directors.

– Discuss and reach agreements on professional problems that arise.

– Resolve in the last instance the appeals that are raised against any act or agreement of the Board of Directors.

– Approve the annual economic balance of the Association and its annual budgets.

– Designate the place and date of the General Assembly and Scientific Meeting to be held in the next two years.

ARTICLE 13

FUNCTIONS. The functions of the Extraordinary General Assembly are:

Partial or total modification of the Statutes.
Dissolution of the Association.
Elect the positions of the Board of Directors every four years.
Disposal and disposal of real estate and personal property of great value greater than 20% of the assets.

ARTICLE 14º

The Association will be directed and managed by a Board of Directors composed of 14 members:

– A president.

– A Past President.

– A Vice President.

– A Secretary General.

– A Treasurer.

– Eight vowels

– A Director of the Web page (with voice but no vote) All the positions that make up the Board of Directors will be free, except for the Director of the web page.

ARTICLE 15

FUNCTIONS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS. The following are powers or functions of the Board of Directors:

– Represent the A.A.D.A.C.

– Propose to the General Assembly the matters whose resolution is their own and specifically to optimally achieve the goals of the Association.

– Create and maintain a correct administrative structure to achieve its goals.

– Summon the General Assemblies of the Association.

– And in general, resolve matters that, not constituting their specific mission, due to their importance and urgency, do not admit calling a General Assembly. To this end, a Permanent Commission will be constituted made up of the President, Past President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer, whose agreements will be fully valid in the aforementioned cases.

– Initiate the relevant procedures of the electoral process for the renewal of members of the Board of Directors, in accordance with the provisions of these Statutes.

– Proceed to the appointment of lawyers, solicitors, etc., for the defense before any jurisdictional body of the purposes of the Association.

ARTICLE 16

The agreements of the Board of Directors will be adopted by simple majority and in case of a tie, the group that has the vote of the President will obtain the majority.

ARTICLE 17

The Board of Directors will statutorily hold an Ordinary Meeting at

ARTICLE 18

None of the members of the Board of Directors may make their own decisions, or act on behalf of the Association without prior deliberation by the Board on the same.

All official and private procedures carried out on behalf of the Association will be done with the knowledge or order of the Board of Directors or the General Assembly and will be carried out using the name of the position held on the Board of Directors.

FUNCTIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

ARTICLE 19

Powers of the President:

The President holds at all times the maximum representation of the AADAC, before any natural or legal person or entities of a public or private nature, having full powers to resolve any type of matter, whose approval is not reserved to the General Assembly of Members that, Due to its importance and urgency, they do not admit the Call of the Board of Directors, and in the latter case, they must proceed to inform after the same to obtain their approval. The maximum duration of the mandate will be two consecutive or unlimited alternately.

In addition, it corresponds to the President:

– Summon and chair the Meetings of the Board of Directors, the various scientific sessions and the General Assemblies.

– Authorize expenses greater than 10% of the final balance of the previous year.

– Approve the accounting books, the rendering of accounts, the description of the Management Report, the Annual Budget and any formal requirement required by current legal provisions.

– Sign with the Secretary the contracts and other obligations that interest the Company.

– Represent the Company in all official acts, either alone or accompanied by other members of the Board of Directors.

– Appoint all the commissions that may be determined at his proposal, by the General Assembly, the Plenary or the Permanent Commission.

-Once his mandate is over, he will occupy the position of Past President, which he will cease to hold when there is another change of President. His function is to advise the President in the Government of the Company. With voice and vote in the Board of Directors.

ARTICLE 20

Vice President Competencies:

He will carry out all those functions that are specifically assigned to him by the President, within the geographical scope of his appointment, assuming those of the latter in case of absence, illness, abstention or recusal, without the need for justification before third parties. If the President is vacant, the position of President will be held by the Vice President.

ARTICLE 21

Competencies of the Secretary General:

In addition to the tasks attributed to him in these Statutes and the orders issued by the Presidency, he will have the following recognized:

– Issue, with the approval of the President, the certifications requested by the Partners.

– Report on the correspondence received and draft any communication that the Board of Directors decides to send.

– Draft the Annual Report and present it at the Assemblies.

– Control of registrations, cancellations, modifications in the Membership Book, taking care of its updating and a strict verification of the dues payment addresses, to facilitate their collection by the Treasurer.

– Management of collection of unpaid fees, verifying direct debit instructions, requesting new presentations from the Treasury and proposing the cancellations that proceed due to non-payment of social fees.

– Send in advance the draft of the minutes of each Meeting of the Board of Directors to the members of the same.

ARTICLE 22

Treasurer Competencies:

In addition to the tasks expressly attributed to him in these Statutes and the orders from the Presidency, he will have the following recognized:

– Safeguard the funds of the Company and monitor the accounting.

– Make the payments of the association, which must be authorized by the President when they exceed 10% of the final balance of the previous year.

– Make the general balance of the period and present the report to the General Assembly.

– Preside over the Economic Commission that will study all the possibilities of economic development and raising of funds necessary to carry out scientific and educational activities within the Society.

– Charge the installments in accordance with the data provided by the Secretary, informing the latter of any type of non-payment that occurs.

– Will draw up the Economic Budget Project for the next financial year, with the approval of the President.

ARTICLE 23

Vocal Competencies:

Vocal functions:

a) Receive the notice of the Meeting of the Board with the notice established in these Statutes, containing the agenda.
b) Participate in the debate of the sessions of the Board of Directors.
c) Exercise the right to vote.
d) Formulate requests and questions.
e) Obtain the precise information for the fulfillment of the functions assigned to it.

ARTICLE 24

Duration of the mandate of the Board of Directors.

The term of office of the Board of Directors will be 4 years. All the positions of the Board of Directors will be elected by vote of the Extraordinary General Assembly. If a vacancy arises, except in the case of the President, it will be covered provisionally by designation of the Board of Directors at the meeting immediately following the date on which said vacancy occurs and will be submitted for endorsement by the Ordinary General Assembly on the first call to be held from the date of said designation.

THIRD TITLE

PROCEDURE FOR THE ADMISSION AND DISMISSAL OF PARTNERS, AS WELL AS THEIR RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS

ARTICLE 25

The A.A.D.A.C. It will be made up of doctors who practice their profession within its territorial scope. Likewise for those members who, having moved from the aforementioned geographical area, show an express desire to continue belonging to the Association. Nursing graduates and other professionals who work on topics of interest in Pain may also be partners.

ARTICLE 26

Members can be of the following classes:

– Founding numeraries.

-Numbers.

– Honorary.

– Honorifics.

– Protector (Sponsors and Collaborators).

– Scholars.

– Those who participated in the constitution of the Andalusian Association of Pain and Continuing Care, carried out in the city of LOJA (Granada) on … April 1993, will be Founding Full Members.

– Full Members will be those members who are not Founding Members. Only Numerary members will have voice and vote. The rest of the members will have a voice in the Assembly, but do not vote.

– Honorary Members will be those who are proposed by a minimum of 25% of the members of the Association, or by the Board of Directors, (due to the services rendered to the Specialty or merits related to it) are ratified by the General Assembly . All Past Presidents, Past Vice Presidents, Past Secretaries and Past Treasurers will be.

– Honorary Members will be those members who, having reached Administrative Retirement, wish to continue belonging to the Association, requesting it in writing to it. They will be exempt from paying the annual fee.

– Supporting Members will be those persons or entities that, due to their relevant help to the A.A.D.A.C. are admitted as such by the Board of Directors, which will determine the status of this situation.

– Scholarship Partners will be those people who, due to their geographical or socioeconomic condition, cannot pay the Company fees. This condition must be renewed at each Ordinary Assembly.

ARTICLE 27

The membership admission procedure will be carried out through the individual and written request that the applicant must submit to the General Secretariat of the Association with the endorsement of two members. The Secretary will report on them at the first meeting held by the Board of Directors, which will be responsible for approving the admission or denial, as the case may be.

ARTICLE 28

Members of the A.A.D.A.C. will lose their status as a member for the following reasons:

– Voluntary resignation, requested in writing to the General Secretariat.

– Breach of statutory economic duties (after two warnings); These withdrawals will be approved by the General Assembly at the proposal of the Board of Directors, being an essential requirement, in the event that the member expelled for this reason requests re-entry into the Association, the payment of pending fees.

– Serious ethical misconduct or repeated breach of the purposes of the Association. The Board of Directors, prior information file to that effect and the granting of the hearing process to the interested party, may propose by means of a written report to the General Assembly, the expulsion of a member for such causes.

ARTICLE 29

RIGHTS OF PARTNERS.

The members of the A.A.D.A.C. have the inherent rights that are deduced from the founding purposes of the Company, as well as the following:

– Participate in the General Assemblies with voice and vote, with the considerations set forth in these Statutes.

– Attend Meetings under special conditions.

– Elect and be elected a member of the Board of Directors, if the requirements are met.

– In general, the exercise of all the rights established in these Statutes and that are recognized in ORGANIC LAW 1/2002, of March 22.

ARTICLE 30

DUTIES OF THE PARTNERS.

The duties of the members of the A.A.D.A.C. are:

– Fulfill the purposes of the Association.

– Comply with the agreements of the General Assemblies.

– Form part of the Committees, Commissions, etc., for which they are proposed, performing the function with maximum efficiency.

– Satisfy the annual fee preferably in the first quarter of the year. This fee will be set at each General Assembly for the following years.

– Inform the Board of Directors of those behaviors that may seriously affect the founding purposes of the Association.

ARTICLE 31

ELECTION PROCEDURE.

For the positions of President, Vice President, Secretary General and Treasurer, it will be an essential condition to be Spanish, a full member of the A.A.D.A.C., with more than 6 months seniority and not be subject to prohibition or legal or statutory disabilities.

For the Members, being Spanish, belonging with full rights to the A.A.D.A.C. and not be subject to prohibition or legal or statutory disabilities.

The election of the members of the Board of Directors will take place every 4 years, in an Extraordinary General Assembly, through the closed voting system of the partners who send it by certified mail and duly justified to the Secretary before the term indicated for voting. and also of the members attending the Assembly, after proof of their identity with the National Identity Document (DNI), passport or any other legally accepted method. Votes cast by mail will only be considered valid if they are in a sealed envelope and on an official form sent by the A.A.D.A.C. to each associate and accompanied by a photocopy of the D.N.I., passport or any other legally accepted method. The personal vote will cancel the one issued by certified mail or any other legally accepted method.

ARTICLE 32

For the renewal of the Board of Directors there will be a prior and public proposal of candidates on a closed list for all the positions of the Board of Directors and then there will be a secret ballot for their election.

The proposal of the candidates must be made no earlier than sixty days nor later than thirty days prior to the holding of the Assembly, in which the voting will take place. The proposed candidates must have accepted your proposal in writing.

FOURTH TITLE

FOUNDATION ASSETS, ANTICIPATED FINANCIAL RESOURCES AND ANNUAL BUDGET LIMIT.

ARTICLE 33

The Foundational Patrimony of the Association at the time of its constitution is set at €36.

The Association must appear as the owner of all the goods and rights that make up its assets, which will be recorded in its inventory and will be registered, if applicable, in the corresponding Public Registries.

ARTICLE 34

The economic resources of the A.A.D.A.C. They will be derived from the quotas that, as a mandatory contribution, are paid by the members of the same and are established in the manner provided in these Statutes; as well as the contributions, donations from people or entities, both public and private, and the economic remnants of the Association Meetings, the destination of said resources being the achievement of the Association’s goals.

ARTICLE 35

The Treasurer will send 15 days before the General Assembly of each year, to the Board of Directors, the economic data corresponding to the Balance of the current fiscal year, as well as the budget corresponding to the next year, so that once analyzed by it, submitted for approval by the Ordinary General Assembly of the Association. The Board of Directors must present the annual accounts according to current legislation.

ARTICLE 36

A fiscal year of the Company shall begin on January 1st and end on December 31st of the same year.

ARTICLE 37

The modification of the Statutes must be approved in an Extraordinary General Assembly convened for this purpose, requiring the favorable vote of two thirds of the attendees.

ARTICLE 38

Everything concerning the Regulations for the development of the annual scientific Meetings, preparation of Commissions, announcement of Awards and scholarships, etc., will be regulated by the Internal Regime Regulations.

ARTICLE 39

It is constituted as an advisory body of the A.A.D.A.C. the one made up of Honorary Members. The President of the Board of Directors may request the opinion of said body on any matter that he deems convenient. This consultative body may, in turn, convey to the Chairman of the Board of Directors the opinions and advice that he deems appropriate.

FIFTH TITLE

OF THE DISSOLUTION

ARTICLE 40

To agree on the dissolution of the Association, the presence of two thirds of the partners will be required, in an Extraordinary General Assembly and the Board of Directors will act as a Liquidating Commission, with the Patrimony, if any, being allocated to any establishment or institution whose purposes are resemble as much as possible those pursued by this Association.

SIXTH TITLE

ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS:

  1. In everything that is not foreseen in these Statutes, the current ORGANIC LAW, Regulating the Right of Association of March 22, 2002, and complementary provisions will be applied.
  2. To state that these Bylaws have been drawn up in accordance with the modifications approved at the Extraordinary General Meeting of May 15, two thousand and four. 13 14