STATUTE Cultural Association Institutum Provisorium
ART. 1 – (Name and registered office) It is established, in compliance with art. 36 and following of the Civil Code the association called: “Associazione Culturale Institutum Provisorium” based in Piazza La Veneta 20 A, 40138 Bologna. The transfer of the registered office does not involve a statutory change, but the obligation to notify the competent offices.
ART. 2 – (Purpose) The association is non-party, non-profit and carries out promotion and social utility activities, with the exclusion of any commercial activity, which is not carried out in a marginal manner and in any case auxiliary and secondary to the pursuit of the corporate purpose; must be considered, for tax purposes, a non-commercial entity pursuant to art. 87, paragraph 1, lett. C of Presidential Decree 917 of 22/12/1986. The Association has holistic, cultural, social, civil, anthropological and spiritual purposes. Its intent is to operate as a force of service and inspiration to expand planetary awareness, provide support to individuals, groups and communities in the discernment, recognition and expression of their talents for the benefit of humanity and the environment. The Association promotes the improvement of human relations, the resolution of conflicts, dialogue, tolerance, multiculturalism, the balance between tradition and innovation, exploration and knowledge of the mysteries of existence. The Association aims to encourage research, study, experimentation, practice and dissemination, through a variety of disciplines, strategies and educational tools of the West and East, with particular regard to holistic and multidimensional spirituality, shamanism, Western and Eastern esoteric religious traditions, meditation practices, sacred art and theater, energetic work on the mind and body, counseling, systemic family constellations, A Course in Miracles; experiential astrology and tarot cards, metagenealogy. The association establishes collaborative relationships with associations in the same sector and with holistic operators in general; organizes research trips; promotes retreats, seminars, courses and events in Italy and abroad; offers online and remote teaching and consultation; it is proposed as a place for meeting, celebration and aggregation. All the activities mentioned are not alternatives to conventional medical therapies and are not intended to interfere with conventional medical therapies or advice. All the activities listed above are intended for groups of children, teenagers, adults and the elderly, including the disabled. The Association’s activities can be carried out in different areas: holistic centers, associations, companies, schools, after-school activities, summer centers, playrooms, libraries, social centers, bars and gyms. It may also carry out commercial and / or professional activities on an ancillary and instrumental basis for the pursuit of institutional purposes, also with reference to the multimedia publishing sector, within the limits of the laws in force, of dissemination via the world wide web. The Association organizes and represents cultural events, dance, theatrical and musical performances, reviews, rituals, spiritual retreats, pilgrimages, seminars, conferences, art and photography, animation and film exhibitions, in spaces and at public and private bodies , outdoors or indoors, in person, by mail order and online; creates and distributes books, teaching materials, magazines, brochures, handbooks, vademecum and any type of publication related to the activities carried out; organizes conferences, events, demonstrations and activities with a social background in favor of families and less well-off classes and people with disabilities, independently or in collaboration with other bodies with similar purposes. For the pursuit of its purposes, the Association may also join other bodies with which it shares aims and methods, collaborate with public and private bodies in order to achieve the statutory purposes, promote initiatives for occasional fundraising in order to find financial resources aimed solely and exclusively at achieving the corporate purpose. Promote, organize and manage service initiatives, cultural, recreational and recreational activities designed to meet the needs of members, also by organizing an internal service for the administration of drinks and food for members and members of other associations belonging to the same national organizations of reference, in order to create a space for free meeting and opportunities for interpersonal discussion.
ART. 3 – (Associates) All natural persons who share its aims and who accept this statute and any internal regulations are admitted to the Association. The competent body to deliberate on applications for admission is the Board of Directors. The denial of the admission of new members must be motivated. The applicant, in the application for admission, must specify their complete personal details and undertake to pay the membership fee.
There are 3 categories of members:
ordinary: are those who pay the registration fee set annually by the Assembly in € 200.00;
supporters: are those who make extraordinary voluntary contributions and do not have the right to vote at the meeting. Said voluntary contributions can be made both in money and in kind according to the “affectio vel benevolentiae causa” principle, by contributing in association their work based on their skills and predispositions;
meritorious: they are persons appointed as such by the Assembly for particular merits acquired in favor of the Association. Membership admission is for an indefinite period, without prejudice to the right of withdrawal. The association provides for the non-transferability of the membership fee or contribution with the exception of transfers due to death and the non-revaluation of the same.
ART. 4 – (Rights and duties of members) The associates have the right to elect the corporate bodies and to be elected in them. They have the right to be informed about the association’s activities and to be reimbursed for the expenses actually incurred in carrying out the activity provided. Members must pay the membership fee within the terms and comply with this statute and any internal regulations. The members will carry out their activities in the association mainly in a personal, voluntary and free way, non-profit, even indirectly, based on personal availability.
ART. 5 – (Withdrawal and exclusion of the member) The member can withdraw from the association by means of written communication to the Board of Directors The Associate who contravenes the duties established by the statute can be excluded from the Association. The exclusion is approved by the Assembly with a secret vote and after having listened to the justifications of the interested party. In any case, appeal to the ordinary judge is allowed.
ART. 6 – (Corporate bodies) The bodies of the association are: Assembly of associates, Board of Directors, All associative positions are assumed free of charge.
ART. 7 – (Assembly) The Assembly is the sovereign body of the association and is made up of all the members. It is convened at least once a year by the President of the association or by whoever takes his place by means of a written notice to be sent at least 10 days before the date set for the meeting and containing the agenda; The Assembly is also convened at the request of at least one tenth of the members or when the Board of Directors deems it necessary. The Assembly can be ordinary or extraordinary. The one called for the amendment of the statute and the dissolution of the association is extraordinary. It is ordinary in all other cases.
ART. 8 – (Duties of the Assembly) The assembly must: approve the final balance sheet and budget; fix the amount of the annual membership fee; determine the general programmatic lines of the association’s activity; approve any internal regulations; decide definitively on applications for new memberships and on the exclusion of members; elect the President and the Board of Directors; decide on anything else delegated to it by law or by statute, or submitted for its examination by the Governing Council.
ART. 9 – (Validity Meetings) The ordinary assembly is duly constituted on first call if the majority of members with voting rights are present; in second call, to be held also on the same day, whatever the number of those present, in person or by proxy. The resolutions of the ordinary assembly are taken by a majority of those present and represented by proxy, they are expressed with an open vote except those concerning people and the quality of people. The extraordinary assembly approves any changes to the statute with the presence of 3/4 of the members and with a deliberate decision by a majority of those present; dissolves the association and donates its assets with the favorable vote of ¾ of the members.
ART. 10 – (Minutes) The discussions and resolutions of the assembly are summarized in a report drawn up by the secretary and signed by the chairman. Each shareholder has the right to consult the minutes and to draw a copy.
ART. 11 – (Governing Council) The board of directors consists of three members elected by the assembly from among their own components. The board of directors is validly constituted when the majority of the members are present. In the event that the board of directors is composed of only three members, it is validly constituted when all are present. It decides by majority of those present. The Governing Council performs all acts of ordinary and extraordinary administration not expressly delegated to the Assembly; draws up and presents to the assembly the annual report on the activity of the association, the final balance sheet and budget. The board of directors remains in office for three years and its members can be re-elected for an unlimited number of terms.
ART. 12 – (President) The President is the legal representative of the association, chairs the Board of Directors and the assembly; he convenes the assembly of the associates and the Board of Directors both in the case of ordinary and extraordinary convocations.
ART. 13 – (Economic resources) The economic resources of the association consist of: membership fees and contributions; contributions from individuals, inheritance, donations and legacies; other revenue compatible with the relevant legislation The association is forbidden to distribute, even indirectly, profits and operating surpluses as well as funds, reserves or capital during the life of the entity, in favor of administrators, associates, participants, workers or collaborators and in general to third parties. unless the destination or distribution is imposed by law, or is carried out in favor of entities that by law, statute or regulation, are part of the same and unitary structure and carry out the same activity or other institutional activities directly and specifically provided for by current legislation. The association has the obligation to reinvest any profits and operating surpluses exclusively for the development of activities functional to the pursuit of the institutional purpose of social solidarity.
ART. 14 – (Economic-financial report) The association’s economic-financial report is annual and runs from January 1st of each year. The final account contains all the income and expenses incurred for the past year. The budget contains the expenditure and income forecasts for the following annual year. The economic-financial report is prepared by the Governing Council and approved by the ordinary general meeting with the majorities provided for in this statute, deposited at the headquarters of the association at least 20 days. before the meeting and can be consulted by each member. The final account must be approved by 30 April of the year following the end of the financial year.
ART. 15 – (Dissolution and devolution of assets) The eventual dissolution of the Association will be decided only by the assembly in the manner set out in art. 9. The association is obliged to devolve the assets of the non-commercial entity in the event of its dissolution for any reason, to another non-commercial entity that carries out a similar institutional activity, unless otherwise required by law for similar purposes or for the purposes of public utility, having heard the control body referred to in article 3, paragraph 190, of law no. 662, and unless otherwise required by law.
ART. 16 – (Final provisions) For all that is not expressly provided for by this statute, the provisions of the Civil Code and the laws in force on the subject apply.