DRAFTAPPROVEDConstituent CongressNGO "European Federation of Sumo," June 16, 2012 Minutes № 1USTAVInternational NGO "The European Federation of Sumo"UkraineLutskJune 2012A. GENERAL PROVISIONS1.1. International non-governmental organization "European Sumo Federation" (hereinafter - theFederation) is a voluntary association of legal entities, which are national federations of sumo in theterritory of Europe, established on the basis of common interests for the purposes provided for inthis charter.Full name - the International NGO "European Federation of sumo."Short title - NGO "EFS".Full name in English - International Public Organization «European Sumo Federation».Short name in English - EFS.1.2. The Federation is the legal entity with the registration, has a separate property, has an
independent balance, settlement and other accounts with credit institutions, seal with its name.Members of the Federation shall retain their independence and rights of legal entity.1.3. Location of the Federation is determined by the residence of acting President of the Federation.Two.GOALS AND OBJECTIVES OF FEDERATION2.1. The main purpose of the Federation is to develop, promote and popularize sumo in Europe, thespiritual and moral education of citizens, advocacy among its members the principles of Olympism,as well as protection of the common interests of members of the Federation.2.2. In order to achieve the statutory purposes of the Federation in accordance with the law andnorms of international law shall have the following activities:2.2.1. * Together with members of the Federation organizes and conducts in accordance withregulations adopted by the International Sumo Federation (hereinafter - the IFS), the Europeansporting events, including continental (regional) tournaments, championships, cups andchampionships in Europe, both among athletes adult age groups, and among students, youth, menand children, and in close collaboration with the ISF conducts various international seminars forjudges of the sport, training courses and professional sports coaches and judges, organizes andconducts meetings of members of the Federation;2.2.2. Contributes to the improvement of training of skilled athletes;2.2.3. Collaborates with various international sports organizations, public associations and othernonprofit organizations in the field of sports, the harmonious development of personality, a healthylifestyle and strengthening friendship between peoples and national sports organizations;2.2.4. Participates in the prevention of doping in sport and combat, as well as in countering themanifestations of all forms of discrimination and violence in sport;2.2.5. Organizes within the Federation and the promotion of sports and cultural activities;2.2.6. Interacts with the international sports organizations, public associations and other nonprofitorganizations for the further development of Sumo and sports in general;2.2.7. Performs in order to achieve the statutory purpose as prescribed by law on business;2.2.8. Promotes legal, social and moral protection of members of organizations within theFederation;2.2.9. Members of the Federation promotes the exchange of techniques used in their operations.2.2.10. Carries out other activities to achieve the statutory purposes of the Federation, and is notcontrary to law and norms of international law.Three.PROPERTY AND EQUIPMENT FEDERATION3.1. Property Federation are tangible assets and financial resources are the property of theFederation.The Federation may own buildings, housing, equipment, inventory, cash, securities and otherproperty.3.2. The sources of funding and the formation of the Federation of the property are:- Regular and non-recurring income from members of the Federation;- Grants and other receipts from the IFS;- Voluntary contributions and donations of property;- Dividends (profits, interest) received on the shares, bonds, other securities and deposits;- Income from property Federation;- Other, not prohibited by law.3.3. The size and order of payment of members of the Federation membership dues are set by theBoard Federation.3.4. Contributions from members of the Federation, the Federation received a profit, and all it hadbought the property at their own expense are the property of the Federation.3.5. The main areas of use of property the Federation are:
- Ensuring the achievement of statutory objectives and implementation activities of the Federation;- Provision of management and control of the Federation;- Charity.The resulting profit is not the Federation shall be distributed among the members of the Federation.3.6. All copyrights Federation (symbols, the name of the Federation, the title of the championships,competitions, organized the Federation), belong exclusively to the Federation.4. MEMBERSHIP OF THE FEDERATION4.1. Members of the Federation shall be: official members - legal entities - public associations, which are the national federations of sumo inthe territory of Europe, recognized National Olympic Committees or relevant authorized statesupreme sports authorities of the countries in which the data are national federations, as well asrecognized by the ISF;members - individuals and legal entities - associations that are part of a sports association (not justthe sumo), or are self-federation, which has no non-recognition of National Olympic Committee orthe appropriate higher authorized state sporting body in the country.4.2. Official members of the Federation shall have the right to:- Participate in the management of affairs in the manner prescribed by the charter Federation;- To submit the candidacy of a representative for election to the management and auditing of theFederation;- Submit to the bodies of the Federation proposals on all issues that are the subject of theFederation, to participate in the discussion and decision making;- To receive information on the expenditure of funds, use of priority services provided by theFederation, to indicate on their letterhead and seals his membership in the Federation;- Withdraw from the Federation at the end of the fiscal year.Members of the Federation shall have the right to:- Take part in the Congress (with no voting rights);- Make proposals regarding the management of the Federation is not;- To receive information on the expenditure of funds, use the services provided by the Federation;4.2.1. Member of the Federation (official and member of the member) may be expelled from theFederation to address the remaining members in the cases and manner established by the charter ofthe Federation. With regard to the responsibility of the excluded member of the Federation, therules relating to the output of the Federation.4.2.2. With the consent of the official members of the Federation, he may enter a new member.4.3. Members of the (official and members of) the Federation shall:- Comply with generally recognized principles and norms of international and national law, thischarter and local acts, approved by the management bodies of the Federation within the frameworkof their powers;- Always take into account public opinion and social consequences of its performance in solvingproblems of the Federation;- Respect the interests of other members of the Federation, to comply strictly with the OlympicCharter of the International Olympic Committee charter MFS, this charter;- To contribute to the manner and amount provided by this charter and other agreements betweenmembers of the Federation.4.4. The order of admission to membership in the Federation.4.4.1. Acceptance of a new member of the Federation on the basis of Congress Federation.4.4.2. Acceptance of a new member of the Federation on the basis of his application submitted tothe Executive Committee of the Federation.4.4.3. After receiving the application the Board shall consider the Federation at the next meeting.Upon review of the Federation Executive Committee decides to issue a question of admitting a newmember of the Federation for consideration by the Congress of the Federation or of a reasonedrefusal in the making of this issue for consideration by the Congress of the Federation.
4.4.4. Decision to admit a new member of the Federation was adopted by Congress Federation 3/4vote of Federation members present at the Congress of the Federation, and in the presence of aquorum.4.4.5. Since the decision by Congress a new member of the Federation shall be considered adoptedin the Federation.4.4.6. After you have made to the account of the Federation membership fee gets a new member ofthe Federation under this statute the rights and duties of the Federation.4.5. The order of release and exclusion of members of the Federation.4.5.1. Member of the Federation has the discretion to withdraw from the Federation. To do this, amember of the Federation shall send a statement to President Federation of withdrawal of a memberof the Federation, the Federation. The President shall, within three months from the date of receiptof the application to consider an application to withdraw a member of the Federation and shallnotify the other members of the Federation of it.4.5.2. Member of the Federation may be expelled from the Federation to address the Congress ofthe Federation, adopted by three fourths vote of Federation members present at the Congress of theFederation, and in the presence of a quorum, in the following cases:- Implementation of a member of the Federation of acts contrary to the purposes and objectives ofthe Federation;- Violation of the members of the Federation sports rules of ethics;- Repeated failure to comply with a member of the Federation or a single serious violation of theprovisions of the statute Federation;- Failure to comply with a member of the Federation of the obligation to pay annual membershipdues for seven months from the date of expiry of the payment deadline set by a local act on thepayment of membership fees;- For other violations of this statute, and, if his work is in conflict with the objectives of theFederation and leads to the discrediting of the Federation as a whole, one or more of its membersindividually.4.5.3. In the case of voluntary withdrawal or expulsion from the members of the Federation, paidmembership fees are not refundable.4.5.4. With the exception of the members of the Federation, as well as voluntary withdrawal fromthe Federation of the authority representative (s) a member of the Federation in the managementand control of the Federation cease from the date of the decision to expel, or the date of receipt bythe President of Federation of the declaration of the output member of the Federation of theFederation.4.6. Admission and membership fees.4.6.1. The size of the order and dates of admission and membership fees shall be established bydecisions of the Executive Committee of the Federation and may be changed no more frequentlythan once per calendar year.4.6.2. Members of the (official members and members) of the Federation shall timely paymembership fees.4.6.3. The entrance and annual membership fees are spent for the maintenance and control ofFederation, the workers compensation payments and the Federation, the President of the Federationof compensation for meetings of the Congress of the Federation, the Federation of the Board, theAuditing Commission of the Federation, the funding approved by Congress, projects and activities,implementation of authorized activity Federation.4.6.4. Membership fees and other assets transferred to the Federation for voluntary withdrawal orexpulsion of members of the Federation will not be returned.4.6.5. Entrance fees to be made in within 90 (ninety) days from the date of the Congress of theFederation decision to accept the legal person - public sports organization in the Federation.4.7. Relations between the Federation and the National Federation of sumo, which has norecognition of the National Olympic Committee or the appropriate authorized state sports thehighest authority in the country in which there is this national federation, but with a recognition ofthe IFS, as well as the Federation and the National Sumo Federation, which has no recognition ofany National Olympic Committee or the corresponding to the highest authorized State sporting
body in the country in which this is a national federation, nor of the MFS, regulated by local acts ofthe Federation, adopted by the Executive Committee of the Federation, as well as agreementsconcluded in accordance with the regulations between the Federation and the National Federation ofsumo.Five. Managing and auditing body FEDERATION5.1. The highest governing body of the Federation is a Federation Congress (hereinafter - the Congress).The quota of representation in Congress - the official representative of a member of the Federation theright to one vote. The powers of the representative of an official member of the Federation shall be madein a proxy issued an official member of the Federation and leader of the official signature member of theFederation.The Congress shall meet as necessary but at least once a year. Session of Congress is authorized to (aquorum), if it is present in more than half of the members of the Federation.5.2. Extraordinary Congress of the Federation may be convened to address:- President of the Federation;- Auditing Commission Federation;- Not less than two thirds of the Federation members.5.3. Congress of the Federation shall be entitled to take decisions on any matters of the Federation.The exclusive competence of the Congress of the Federation are:5.3.1. Changing the statute of the Federation.5.3.2. Determination of priorities of the Federation, the principles of formation and use of its property.5.3.3. The election for a term of five years, the President of the Federation and the premature terminationof his powers.5.3.4. The election for a term of five years, officials of the Federation: Federation Vice-Presidents, SecretaryGeneral of the Federation, the Chairman of the Auditing Commission of the Federation and the AuditingCommission of the Federation, and the termination of their powers.5.3.5. Admission of new members to the Federation and the exclusion of members of the Federation of theFederation.5.3.6. Address issues of reorganization and liquidation of the Federation.5.4.7. Decisions on the matters listed in paragraphs 5.3.1., 5.3.2, 5.3.5. taken by a qualified majority of atleast 2/3 vote of the representatives of the members present at the Congress of the Federation, and in thepresence of a quorum.Decisions referred to in paragraphs 5.3.6 shall be taken by qualified majority of at least three fourths voteof the representatives of the Federation members present at the Congress of the Federation, and in thepresence of a quorum.Decisions on other matters shall be taken by Congress by a simple majority vote of the Federation ofRepresentatives of the Federation members present at a meeting of the Congress of the Federation, in thepresence of a quorum. The form of voting (public, secret) by the Congress in making decisions isdetermined by Congress.Regular elections of the President of the Federation and the Federation Governing held every five years atthe place of registration of the Federation.5.5. In the period between meetings of the Congress of the Federation Executive Committee directs theactivities of the Federation, which is a standing collegiate governing body of the Federation. ExecutiveCommittee of the Federation shall exercise the rights and obligations of the legal entity on behalf of theFederation.5.6. The quantitative composition of the Executive Committee of the Federation is:- President;- Vice President of financial activities;
- Vice-President of Sport;- Vice-President for judging;- Vice President, Ethics and Education;- The Secretary-General;5.7. Executive Committee of the Federation may be reelected upon expiration of the term of office foranother term. The question of the dissolution of the Board members can be put to Congress on the requestof at least two thirds of its members.5.8. The Board is accountable to the Congress of the Federation Federation.5.9. Exclusive competence of the Executive Committee of the Federation:- Organizes the work of the Federation and monitors implementation of decisions of the Congress of theFederation;- Decides to hold a Congress of the Federation, defines a project on its agenda, date and venue;- ** Decide on the venue for the championships and other competitions held by the Federation;- Approve the annual plan and budget, the annual balance sheet of the Federation, its annual report,performance report, cost estimates required for the sports and cultural activities Federation;- Decides on the establishment and abolition of devices, secretariats, commissions, committees, boards,councils and other bodies of the Federation, said local acts on their activities;- Says the symbolism of the Federation;- Approves, in accordance with the rules of MFN status, rules and other local acts, regulating the procedureof the territory of the European competitions in sumo, establishes a system of monitoring theirperformance, including a system of sanctions and restrictions;- Manage the property of the Federation;- Pre-examines the admission of new members of the Federation;- Approves the staffing of the Federation;- Prepare questions for discussion at the Congress of the Federation;- Annually inform the public authorities, as well as the ISF on the continuation of the Federation with anindication of the actual location of a permanent collegial governing body of the Federation, its name andinformation about the leaders of the Federation;- Solve any other issues not related to the exclusive jurisdiction of Congress of the Federation.- Members of the Executive Committee of the Federation, except the President of the Federation, theCongress had no right to vote.Meetings of the Board shall be held as necessary but at least twice a year and are eligible for participationin more than half the members of the Executive Committee of the Federation under the supervision of thePresident of the Federation, and, in the absence of the President of the Federation, one of the vice-presidents appointed by the President of the Federation.5.10. Decisions are taken by open vote by simple majority of Board members present at the meeting. Incases where, for any reason to hold a meeting of the Board is not possible, the President of the Federationshall order the adoption of decisions by an exchange of letters, faxes or e-mail.5.11. President of the Federation (hereinafter - the President) is an officer of the Federation, who heads theBoard. The President is elected by the Congress of the Federation for a period of five years. The nextpresidential elections are held at the Congress of the Federation during the calendar year in which ends theterm of office of the President of the Federation.5.12. President of the Federation:- Open and preside at the Congress of the Federation, the Executive Committee of the Federation;- Accountable to Congress, the Federation is responsible for the state of the Federation and shall beentitled to decide all questions of the Federation, who are not assigned to the exclusive jurisdiction of theCongress of the Federation and the Executive Committee of the Federation;- Is the Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Federation and shall direct its work;- During the voting at meetings of the Congress and the Executive Committee shall have two votes;
- Without a warrant is valid and represents the Federation in its relations with international organizations,government bodies and local authorities, organizations of various legal forms of ownership, as well as toindividuals in the states, which are members of the Federation;- Provides international connections Federation;- Administers the programs of the Federation;- Sign the official documents of the Federation;- Within the approved budget of the Federation without authorization commits on behalf of transactionsand other legal acts, enter into contracts, acquire property, and manages, performs other legal actions onbehalf of the Federation;- Issue powers of attorney on behalf of the Federation;- Distribute the duties among the members of the Executive Committee of the Federation, officials of theFederation;- Presents the draft budget of the Federation Federation Board for approval;- Carries out in accordance with the law other actions necessary to achieve the statutory purposes of theFederation, except those which constitute the exclusive competence of the Congress of the Federation orthe Executive Committee of the Federation.President of the Federation on the basis of the order shall have the right at the time of his absence toappoint a Vice-Presidents of the Federation acting president of the Federation.5.13. Vice-President of the Federation (hereinafter - the vice-presidents) are officials of the Federation, theCongress elected for a term of five years.5.14. Vice-presidents:- Accountable to the President of the Federation;- Supervise the work of the Federation to implement its activities and achieve its statutory targets incountries that are members of the Federation;- Prepare proposals for public events, programs and projects to participate in other community programs,including international ones, to participate in the activities of international NGOs, in cooperation withpartners in the Federation in the sphere of public activity;- Carry out orders of the President of the Federation.5.15. Vice President of the Federation is the financial officer of the Federation to be elected by Congress forfive years.5.17. Vice President for financing activities:- Accountable to the President of the Federation;- Prepares the draft budget and submits it to the Federation President Federation;- Organize accounting and reporting Federation;5.18. Vice President of Sports Federation is an officer of the Association, elected by Congress for five years.5.18. Vice President for Sport:- Accountable to the President of the Association;- Supervises the preparation and organization of the championships, championships and othercompetitions held by the Federation;- Supervises the meetings of the Credentials Committees of competitions, as well as the organization andconduct of draws;- Develops draft regulations and other regulations governing the conduct of competitions held by theFederation;- Monitors compliance with sports facilities standards established by MFS and the Federation.5.19. Vice President of Referee is an official of the Federation to be elected by Congress for five years.5.20. Vice President of Referee:- Accountable to the President of the Federation;- Direct questions regarding the security of judging competitions held Federation;- Oversees the process of education and training of judges;
- Directs the Appeals Board ** Federation controls its operation;- Provides drafting of the Federation, the regulatory classification of the judges of the Federation;- Represents the Federation in a judicial commission MFS.5.21. Vice President, Ethics and Education is an official of the Federation to be elected by Congress for fiveyears.5.22. Vice President, Ethics and Education:- Accountable to the President of the Federation;- Provides for the development of ethical standards at all levels;- Ensure observance of etiquette coaches and athletes;- Provides certification ...........................................5.23. The Secretary General is an officer of the Federation to be elected by Congress for five years.5.24. The Secretary-General:- Accountable to the President of the Federation, is a member of the Executive Committee of theFederation, shall be entitled to decide all questions of the Federation, who are not assigned to the exclusivejurisdiction of Congress, the Executive Committee of the Federation, as well as the competence of theFederation President and the Vice-Presidents of the Federation;- Acts on the basis of power of attorney on behalf of the Federation, President of the Federation;- Makes decisions on operational matters of internal activities of the Federation;- Arrange for the preparation and conduct of meetings of the Congress, the Executive Committee of theFederation, as well as workshops, conducted by the President of the Federation;- Maintain personnel and statistical records;- Keeps paperwork Federation;- Performs other organizational and economic tasks assigned to him by the President of the Federation.5.25. Control over the observance of members of the Federation, the governing bodies, bodies of theFederation officials, the provisions of the statute of the Federation, as well as control over the financial andeconomic activities shall be exercised by the Control and Audit Commission Federation, the Federationelected by Congress from among the members of the Federation for a period of five years.5.26. Members of the Auditing Commission can not be members of the governing bodies and officials of theFederation, as well as employees of the Federation.5.27. Control and Audit Commission carries out planned inspections of financial and economic activities ofthe Federation, on its own initiative or on behalf of the Congress of the Federation.5.28. Auditing Commission is entitled to demand from officials of the Federation to provide all necessarydocuments and personal explanations.5.29. Auditing Commission presents the results of inspections of compliance with the statute Federation, aswell as financial and economic activities of the Federation Congress of the Federation.5.30. To help the work of the vice-presidents appointed by the Executive Director to:- For sport;- Referee;- Finance;5.31. The Executive Director shall be appointed by the President of the Federation for a period designatedby the President of the Federation.Five. 32. Executive Director of Sport:- Solves all the issues concerning the preparation and organization of the championships and othercompetitions held by the Federation;- Ensure the implementation of mandated commissions competitions, as well as the organization andconduct of draws;- Develops draft regulations and other regulations governing the conduct of competitions held by theFederation;- Monitors compliance with sports facilities and equipment of participants;
5.33. Executive Director of Referee:- Solves all the issues on ensuring the judging competitions held Federation;- Directs the judicial committee of the Federation, oversees its work;- Provides drafting of the Federation, the regulatory classification of the judges of the Federation;- Represents the Federation in a judicial commission MFS;5.34. Executive Director for Finance:- Ensure the collection of fees established by the Federation;- Provides financial reports of funds raised for the meeting of Congress;- Ensures the transfer of funds collected by the Vice President for Finance, by an act of transfer;6. ORDER OF REORGANIZATION AND LIQUIDATION OF FEDERATION6.1. Federation can be reorganized or liquidated in the manner prescribed by law. Reorganization orliquidation of the Federation can be done to address the Congress of the Federation, which was adopted bya majority of two thirds of votes of votes of the representatives of the Federation members present at theCongress in the presence of a quorum.6.2. With the reorganization of the Federation of all documents (administrative, financial, economic,personnel, etc.) are transferred in the manner prescribed by law, the successor (successor) Federation.6.3. Upon liquidation of the Federation remaining after satisfaction of creditors claims should be sent tothe Federation to implement the statutory purposes of the Federation.7. HOW TO MAKE CHANGES AND ADDITIONS TO THE CONSTITUTION7.1. Changes made to the charter of the Federation, approved by Congress by a qualified majority of 2/3vote of the members of the Federation and in the presence of a quorum.7.2. Charter of the Federation, as well as changes to the charter of the Federation shall take effect from thedate of its (their) approval. * EFS may make changes to the Rules of the Continental (European) sports activities with respect toage and weight category. ** The right to hold the championships and competitions conducted by the Federation will beprovided solely by the national federations that can guarantee their entry into the country for everyone totake part in competitions conducted by the Federation.The Appeal Board *** - composition: President of the Federation, Vice President of Sports Federation andVice President of the Federation referee.