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STATUTES OF THE POLISH FIMMAKERS ASSOCIATION (Consolidated text adopted at the General Meeting on 23 April 2016)

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NAME, TERRITORY OF OPERATION, SEAT AND LEGAL NATURE OF THE ASSOCIATION

§ 1.        

 

1.   The Polish Filmmakers Association (“Association”) is an organization of filmmakers and other entities whose activities are connected with film-making activities, established to represent their professional and creative interests and their interests ensuing from the protection of copyrights and related rights, and to provide members of the Association with any legal, social and organisational assistance.

2.    The Polish Filmmakers Association may use the abbreviated name “SFP” in its transactions.

 

§ 2.

 

1.    The territory of the operation of the Association shall be the entire territory of the Republic of Poland and its seat shall be in the Capital City of Warsaw.

2.   In order to achieve its statutory objectives, the Association may operate in other states, in accordance with their respective laws and regulations.

 

§ 3.

 

The Association shall be a legal person.

 

§ 4.

 

1.    The Association may be a member of national, foreign and international organisations and may establish such organisations.

2.  With respect to exercising the collective management of copyrights and related rights, the Association may enter into mutual representation agreements with foreign organisations.


§ 5.

 

1.    The Association may conduct any economic activity, in accordance with general rules set out by the law, and especially to support the achievement of statutory objectives of the Association.

2.    In its activities, the Association shall rely primarily on the voluntary work of all its members. The Association may hire employees to carry out its activities.

 

§ 6.

The Association may use:

1.   a round seal with the words “Stowarzyszenie Filmowców Polskich” (Polish Filmmakers Association) on the rim and the words “Zarząd Główny” (Management Board) in the middle;

2.   rectangular seals with the words “Stowarzyszenie Filmowców Polskich” (Polish Filmmakers Association) and respectively: “Zarząd Główny” (Management Board), “Zarząd Koła” (Club Board) /name of the club/, “Zarząd Sekcji” (Section Board) /name of the section/ or “Zarząd Oddziału” (Branch Board) /name of the branch/;

3.   rectangular seals with the words: “Stowarzyszenie Filmowców Polskich Związek Autorów i Producentów Audiowizualnych” (Polish Filmmakers Association – Union of Audiovisual Authors and Producers);

4.    a logo and badge of the organization in accordance with applicable regulations.

 


OBJECTIVES AND TASKS

 

§ 7.

 

The Association is an organisation for film creators and supporting filmmaking workers for the purposes of protection of the filmmaker’s profession, protection of copyrights and related rights, protection of the good name of the filmmakers’ community and shaping the professional conduct principles, ensuring the freedoms of artistic creation and striving to ensure appropriate conditions for the full development of cinematic art and culture.

 

§ 8.


The tasks of the Association shall include:

1)  to represent the community of Polish filmmakers and audiovisual producers in Poland and abroad; to formulate and express their opinions and expectations, to protect their moral, artistic, legal and financial interests and in particular to collectively administer and protect the copyrights and related rights resulting from the Copyright and Related Rights Law;

2)   to co-operate with the Ministry responsible for culture-related matters, Parliamentary lower- and upper-house committees for culture and media and public administration in cinematography-related matters as well as with the Polish Film Institute, the public television and with other entities authorised to conduct activities in the area of programming, production and distribution of cinema and television films, and to undertake respective international co-operation in that area;

3)  to promote the Polish cinematic works in Poland and in other countries, to collaborate in developing the cinematic theory and history and in popularising the cinematic culture in the society;

4)    to provide assistance to members of the Association and their families within the scope defined by the Statutes and the capabilities, and to consolidate the ties within the community;

5)    to collaborate in forming appropriate relationships between filmmakers and film producers and to actively participate in drafting regulations applicable to such relationships;

6)  to support scientific and educational projects in the area of cinematography, including activities to originate and manage such projects;

7)    to run other activities to achieve the objectives and perform the tasks of the Association;

8)    supporting  cultural activities, including the activity conducted by other entities, consisting in providing Polish filmmakers with the conditions for work, discussion, exchange of creative ideas and views, in particular within the scope of operation of creative work retreats

 

 

MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION, THEIR RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBLITIES

 

§ 9.

 

A member of the Association may be a Polish or foreign natural person engaged in cinematic creative work or film production after such person is admitted by the Management Board on the basis of a written declaration accepted by the Board of the respective Section or Club.

 

§ 10.

 

1.    Eligible members shall include natural persons who are professionally engaged in cinematic creative work or film production and have considerable artistic achievements, and in particular:

1)    directors and photography directors of cinema and television films;

2)  authors of screenplays, dialogues and other cinematic literary works engaged in film or television production;

3)    sound directors, sound and picture editors and animators;

4)   set designers, costume designers, architects and interior designers, cinematic graphic artists, make-up artists engaged in filmmaking;

5)    film producers and production managers;

6)    other authors and supporting creative film workers engaged in filmmaking.


2.   The General Meeting may grant honorary membership to distinguished persons who have greatly contributed to the development of cinematography. An honorary member may not stand as a candidate for any office in the Association and is released from the obligation to pay membership fees.

 

§ 11.

 

1.    Applicants for members of the Association shall be obliged to present a support letter signed by two existing members. Such support letter should contain a written justification.

2.    If an applicant is not approved by the relevant Section Board or Club Board, the applicant may file an appeal with the Management Board whose resolution is final in that matter.

3.    Persons performing any functions in any authorities of the Association may not be members of authorities of any associations and other organisations which are competitors of the Association.

 

§ 12.

 

Any members of the Association shall be entitled to:

1)    elect and be elected to authorities of the Association;

2)    participate in meetings and General Meetings;

3)   use facilities, benefits and protection of the Association within the scope of its statutory      activities.

 

§ 13.

 

Any members of the Association shall be obliged to:

1)    take care of the good name of the Association;

2)    contribute to activities to increase the role and significance of the Association;

3)    actively participate in the work of the Association and collaborate in pursuing its objectives and performing its tasks;

4)   observe the provisions of the Statutes, by-laws, resolutions and orders of authorities of the Association;

5)    systematically pay membership fees and other charges levied by the Management Board.

 

§ 14.

 

1.    Membership shall terminate in the case of:

1)    voluntary resignation in writing submitted to the Management Board;

2)   dismissal by the Management Board due to delay in payment of membership fees for more than twelve months – after a prior call to pay;

3)   expulsion by a final decision of the Peer Disciplinary Board for breach of the Statutes, resolutions and orders of authorities of the Association, for acting to the prejudice of the Association or for committing any acts unbecoming to a member of the Association.

2.    A member dismissed due to delay in payment of membership fees may be reinstated as a member by a resolution of the Management Board provided that the outstanding amounts due for the period from dismissal to reinstatement are paid.

3.    A member expelled by a decision of the Peer Disciplinary Board may appeal to the Panel in the second instance within 30 days from the date of issuance of the expulsion decision. Decisions of the Peer Disciplinary Board issued in first-instance proceedings against which an appeal has not been filed within the due date and decisions of the Peer Disciplinary Board issued in second-instance proceedings are final and non-appealable.

4.    An expelled member may again apply for membership of the Association in accordance with applicable regulations.

5.    In spite of termination of membership of the Association, the agreement for the entrustment of exercise of copyrights or related rights shall continue to be fully effective during the period of time for which it is concluded. In the case of termination of membership due to the member's death, the protection and exercise of copyrights and the collection and payment of the related fees shall take place to the benefit of the legal successors over a period provided for in the agreement for the entrustment of exercise of such rights.

 

 

PERFORMANCE OF COLLECTIVE MANAGEMENT 

OF COPYRIGHTS AND RELATED RIGHTS

 

§ 15.

 

1.    The functions of collective management of copyrights and related rights shall be carried out by the Association through its separate organisational unit operating under the name “Union of Audiovisual Authors and Producers” (Związek Autorów i Producentów Audiowizualnych)- ZAPA.

2.    ZAPA acts in the name of all entities that have entrusted the Association with the exercise of copyrights and related rights or have entrusted their exercise to collective rights management organisations with which the Association has concluded agreements on mutual representation. ZAPA also acts on behalf of entities that have not entrusted the Association with the management of their rights, within the scope defined in the concession and the copyright and related rights law.

 

§ 16.

 

1.    All entities that have entrusted the Association with the collective management of copyrights and related rights shall belong to one of two separate teams: Producers Team or Authors Team. Eligible members of the Authors Team shall only be natural persons. Each team shall appoint three representatives who are members of the ZAPA Administrative Board.

2.  Only those entities that have entrusted the Association with the exercise of collective management of copyrights or related rights may participate in elections of members of the ZAPA Administrative Board. Persons who are at the same time, an author and a producer must declare which Team they will join to participate in reporting and electoral meetings of ZAPA upon entrusting the Association with the collective management of their rights. If a person wishes to be transferred to another Team they must submit their declaration to ZAPA not later than 2 weeks before a meeting.

3.     Each member of the Authors Team and the Producers Team may authorise another person to participate in a reporting and electoral meeting of ZAPA. Such an authorised person may represent in an election no more than one member of the Authors Team or the Producers Team.

 

§ 17.

 

1.    The controlling and advisory functions in ZAPA shall be performed by the Administrative Board. It is comprised of: three members elected by the Management Board of the Association from among its members, three representatives of the Producers Team and three representatives of the Authors Team. Members of the Administrative Board shall be appointed for a 3-year term of office.

2.    The following matters shall require a resolution of the Administrative Board:

A. approving an annual report of ZAPA, a balance sheet and other financial statements of ZAPA and confirming the fulfilment by the ZAPA Director of his or her duties after analysing the operations and the financial situation of ZAPA as well as the annual and periodical reports of the ZAPA Director;

B. approving an author table-of-tariffs system proposed by the ZAPA Director as part of collective management (tables of tariffs);

C. approving the organisation chart of ZAPA; 

D. approving the collection system;

E. approving the distribution rules;

F. approving the rules of operation of the Administrative Board.

3.   In matters concerning the collective management of copyrights or related rights, the ZAPA Director shall be authorised to represent the Association.

4.   The ZAPA Director shall have an employment relationship with the Association and will be engaged on the basis of an opinion on the candidate issued by the Administrative Board.

5.    The ZAPA Director shall run the day-to-day activities of ZAPA and be responsible for its proper functioning. The ZAPA Director shall be authorised to conclude employment contracts with employees of the ZAPA Office on behalf of the Association.

 


 MAIN AUTHORITIES OF THE ASSOCIATION

 

§ 18.

 

1.    The main authorities of the Association shall include:

-    General Meeting

-    Management Board

-    Audit Committee

-    Peer Disciplinary Board

2.    The term of office of members of a main authority of the Association, except for the General Meeting, shall be four years or for a period until new authorities are appointed, whichever is shorter. Members of main authorities of the Association shall be elected by the members of the Association by secret ballot.

3.    Members of main authorities of the Association shall perform their functions on an honorary basis.

4.    If a member of a main authority of the Association mentioned in point 2 of this section ceases to be such a member before the end of the term of office, such authority may co-opt a new member during that term of office. The Management Board, yhe Audit Committee and the Peer Disciplinary Board shall co-opt new members from among deputy members.

5.    Resolutions concerning the co-optation of an authority’s members shall require a three-fourth majority in the presence of at least a half of the members of the authority effecting such co-optation.

 


GENERAL MEETING OF THE ASSOCIATION

 

§ 19.

 

The General Meeting shall be the supreme authority of the Association and may be held as an ordinary or extraordinary meeting.

 

 § 20.

 

1.    An ordinary General Meeting shall be convened by the Management Board every four years.

2.    An extraordinary General Meeting shall be convened:

a)  by resolution of the Management Board;

b)  by motion of at least 1/5 of all members of the Association;

c)  by motion of the Audit Committee.

3.  In cases mentioned in points b) or c), the General Meeting shall be convened by the Management Board within three months from the date of submission of such motion.

 

§ 21.

 

The date, place and the proposed agenda of the General Meeting shall be notified by the Management Board in writing or electronically to members of the Association not later than three weeks before the date of the General Meeting.

 

§ 22.

 

The powers of the General Meeting shall include:

1)    determining the guidelines for essential statutory and financial activities of the Association;

2)    approving the reports of the Management Board, the Audit Committee, the Peer Disciplinary Board and – upon a motion of the Audit Committee – confirming the fulfilment by the Management Board of its duties at the end of its term;

3)    electing the President of the Association by secret ballot;

4)   electing 9 members of the Management Board, 7 deputy members of the Management Board, 5 members of the Audit Committee and 3 deputy members of the Audit Committee and 12 members of the Peer Disciplinary Board and 3 deputy members of the Peer Disciplinary Board;

5)    approving amendments to the Statutes of the Association;

6)    considering motions put forth at the General Meeting and appeals in cases    provided for in the Statutes;

7)    passing the rules of procedure for the General Meeting and approving the rules of procedure           for the detailed scope of activities of the Management Board, the Peer Disciplinary Board and the Audit Committee;

8)    adopting a resolution concerning the dissolution of the Association.

                                                                                                                                                 

§ 23.

 

1.    The General Meeting shall be deemed to be capable of voting if at least a half of all members are present on the first meeting date and regardless of the number of the members present on the second meeting date, if the Management Board set such a second date when convening the General Meeting.

2.    Resolutions of the General Meeting shall be passed by a simple majority of votes:

-    on the first meeting date – if at least a half of all members are present;

-    on the second meeting date - regardless of the number of the members present.

 


MANAGEMENT BOARD

 

§ 24.

 

1.    Between General Meetings, the Management Board shall run the activities of the Association and report to the General Meeting.

2.    The work of the Management Board shall be managed by the President of the Association.

3.    All documents of the Management Board concerning statutory activities must be signed by the President of the Association and one of the members of the Management Board. In the event that a document mentioned above cannot be signed by two persons, such document may be signed by the President alone. In the situation described above, the President must submit such document to the Management Board at its next meeting.

 

§ 25.

 

1.    The Management Board shall be composed of:

a)    President of the Association elected by the General Meeting;

b)    9 members elected by the General Meeting;

c)    President of a club having more than 25 members;

d)    chairperson and vice-chairperson of a section having more than 50 members;

e)    chairperson of a branch having more than 35 members.

2.    The Management Board shall elect from among its members two vice- Presidents, of which at least one must represent a community of makers of films other than feature films, and a treasurer.

3.   Members of the Management Board shall not be allowed to be members of the Audit Committee or the Peer Disciplinary Board.


§ 26.

 

1.    Meetings of the Management Board shall be held when needed but at least once in each quarter of a year.

2.    Resolutions of the Management Board shall be passed by a simple majority of votes:

         -    on the first meeting date – if at least a half of all members of the Management Board are present;

-    on the second meeting date – regardless of the number of the members present.

If the number of the votes cast in favour and against a resolution are equal, the vote of the President or the Vice President presiding over the meeting shall prevail.

3.    The Management Board may pass resolutions in writing by absolute majority of votes in favour, provided that all the members of the Management Board have been notified of a proposed resolution in advance and at least a half of the members of the Management Board have exercised their voting rights.

 

§ 27.

 

1.    Meetings of the Management Board shall be convened by the President of the Association on his or her own initiative, upon request of the Audit Committee or one third of the members of the Management Board. Meetings of the Management Board shall be deemed to be capable of voting on the first meeting date if at least a half of the members of the Management Board are present or on the second meeting date regardless of the number of the members present.

2. Apart from the matters mentioned in other sections of the Statutes, the powers of the Management Board shall include:

1)  passing resolutions concerning convening General Meetings;

2)  performing resolutions passed by the General Meeting;

3)  electing 3 representatives to sit on the ZAPA Administrative Board;

4)  passing resolutions on all matters not reserved for the General Meeting;

5)  adopting the internal rules and regulations of the Association;

6)  accepting members of the Association;

7)  dismissing members as provided for by the Statutes and referring respective cases to the Peer Disciplinary Board;

8) considering motions submitted by the Audit Committee;

9) adopting resolutions concerning the assets of the Association and passing the budget and approving periodical financial statements;

10) determining the logo and badge of the Association in accordance with applicable regulations;

11) determining the membership fee rates and other charges payable by members, including possible reductions in rates or exemptions from payments on a case by case basis;

12) passing resolutions concerning the membership of the Association in other organisations;

13) passing resolutions concerning the establishment of new entities by the Association;

14) if the Association has joined another organisation or created a new entity, passing resolutions concerning the election of a person or persons who, on behalf of the Association, will exercise the rights and perform the duties of the Association in such organisation / entity;

15) supporting the Boards of sections, clubs and branches in their activities;

16)  overseeing compliance of all units and cells of the Association with the Statutes;

17) appointing permanent and ad hoc committees to work on special matters or to perform specified tasks;

18) passing resolutions concerning the establishment of new branches, clubs or sections of the Association;

19)  passing resolutions concerning the appointment by the President of the Association of a proxy to run specified matters.

 

 

AUDIT COMMITTEE 

 

§ 28.

 

1.    The Audit Committee shall be composed of 5 members. The Audit Committee shall elect a chairperson, a vice chairperson and a secretary from among its members.

2.    Meetings of the Audit Committee shall be held when needed but at least twice a year.

3.    If a member of the Audit Committee has resigned or cannot fulfil his duties due to any other reasons, the Committee may co-opt a new member from among the deputies to members of the Committee. 

 

§ 29.

 

1.    The powers of the Audit Committee shall include:

a. conducting, at least annually, an audit of statutory and financial matters of the Association, and especially of compliance with the rules of proper management of funds and assets of the Association;

b. auditing the financial involvement of the Association in activities of foundations, companies, partnerships and associations of which the Association is a founder, shareholder or member;

c. submitting post-audit reports, resolutions and recommendations to the Management Board and asking explanations;

d. submitting a motion to the Management Board to convene an Extraordinary General Meeting;

e. submitting a motion to the General Meeting to confirm the fulfilment of duties by the Management Board at the end of its term.

2.    The chairperson of the Audit Committee or a member appointed by the chairperson shall be entitled to participate in meetings of the Management Board to provide advice.

 


PEER DISCIPLINARY BOARD 

 

§ 30.

 

1.  The Peer Disciplinary Board shall be composed of 12 members. The Peer Disciplinary Board shall elect a chairperson, two vice chairpersons and a secretary from among its members.

2.  If a member of the Peer Disciplinary Board has resigned or cannot fulfil their duties due to any other reasons, the Peer Disciplinary Board may co-opt a new member from among the deputies to members of the Peer Disciplinary Board. 

 

§ 31.

 

The Peer Disciplinary Board shall consider and decide cases relating to infringements by members of the provisions of the Statutes and resolutions and orders of authorities of the Association and violations of professional rules of conduct.

 

§ 32.

 

1.    The bench of the Peer Disciplinary Board in the first instance shall be composed of 3 members.

2.    Appeals against decisions issued in the first instance shall be examined by a bench composed of 3 members of the Peer Disciplinary Board, which constitutes the second-instance panel, with the exclusion of the members who adjudicated in a given case in the first instance. An appeal must be filed with the Peer Disciplinary Board in writing within a not-extendible period of 30 days after the original decision is given.

3.    Decisions issued by the Peer Disciplinary Board of the first instance against which an appeal has not been filed within the above time limit and decisions issued by the Peer Disciplinary Board of the second instance shall be final and non-appealable.

 

§ 33.

 

The Peer Disciplinary Board may impose the following penalties:

a) warning;

b) reprimand;

c) expulsion from the Association.

 

§ 34.

 

The detailed scope of activities of the Peer Disciplinary Board and its procedures shall be set forth in the rules determined by the Peer Disciplinary Board and approved by the General Meeting.

 

 

OTHER ORGANISATIONAL UNITS OF THE ASSOCIATION

 

§ 35.

 

1.    The Association shall have sections and clubs which group the members of the Association by type of activity in which they are engaged and by professional category, namely:

1) Feature Film Section;

2) Documentary Film Section;

3) Animated Film Section;

4) Television Section;

5) Film Directors Club;

6) Directors of Photography Club;

7) Screenwriters Club;

8) Sound Directors Club;

9) Set Designers Club;

10) Producers Club;

11) Club of Makers of Films for Children and Youth;

12) Film Writers Club;

13) Senior Club;

14) Young Filmmakers Club;

15) Stunt Performers Club;

16) Make-Up Artists Club.

2.    The Association shall establish field branches, which have no separate legal personality:

1) Branch in Krakow;

2) Branch in Lodz;

3) Branch in Wroclaw.

3.    The Management Board may decide to establish other clubs, branches or sections.

4.    A member of the Association who is a member of more than one section may be elected to authorities of only one of those units.

 

§ 36.

 

1.    The authorities of sections, clubs and branches shall include:

1) General Meeting of the section/club/branch;

2) Board of the section/club/branch.

2.    The term of office of the Board of a section/club/branch shall run in parallel to the term of the authorities of the Association.

3.    The Board of a section/ club /branch shall be elected by secret ballot at a Reporting and Electoral General Meeting of that section/ club /branch.

4.    If an elected member of the Board of a section/ club /branch resigns, the Board of the section/ club /branch will co-opt a new member. Respective resolutions are passed by a majority of 3/4 of votes provided that at least a half of all the members of the Board of a section/ club /branch are present.

 

§ 37.

 

1.    The General Reporting and Electoral Meeting of a section/ club /branch shall be held by the Board of the section/ club /branch every four years, not later than two months after the General Meeting of the Association.

2.    Ordinary General Meetings of a section/ club /branch shall be convened by the Board of the section/ club /branch when needed.

3.    Extraordinary General Meetings of a section/ club /branch shall be convened by the Board of the section/ club /branch:

- by resolution of the Management Board;

- by resolution of the Board of the section/ club /branch;

- upon request of at least one fourth of the members of the section/ club /branch.

 

§ 38.

 

The powers of Ordinary and Extraordinary General Meetings of a section/ club /branch shall include:

- approving reports on activities of the Board of the section/ club /branch;

- determining guidelines for activities of the section/ club /branch;

- considering motions submitted to the General Meeting of the section/ club /branch.


§ 39.

 

1.    General Meetings of a section/ club /branch shall be deemed to be capable of voting on the first meeting date if at least a half of the members of the section/ club /branch are present or on the second meeting date regardless of the number of the members present.

2.    Resolutions of the General Meeting of a section/ club /branch shall be passed by a simple majority of votes.

3.    The date, place and the proposed agenda of the General Meeting of a section/ club /branch shall be notified to the members of the respective section/ club /branch not later than 10 days before the date of the Reporting and Electoral General Meeting of the section/ club /branch.

 

§ 40.

 

1.    The Board of a section/ club /branch shall be composed of 3 to 9 members elected by the Reporting and Electoral General Meeting of the section/ club /branch.

2.   The Board of a section/ club /branch shall elect its chairperson, a vice chairperson and a secretary from among its members.

3.    Meetings of the Board of a section/ club /branch shall be held when needed but at least once in each quarter of a year. Resolutions shall be passed by a simple majority of votes and to be valid at least a half of the members of the Board of a section/ club /branch must be present.

 

§ 41.

 

1.    The Board of a section/ club /branch shall perform resolutions passed by the General Meetings of the section/ club /branch and the Management Board, formulate the position of the section/ club /branch, represent the interests of the members of the section/ club /branch vis-à-vis the Management Board and report to the General Meeting of the section/ club /branch and the Management Board.

2.   The powers of the Board of a section or club shall also include submitting motions to the Management Board for or against acceptance of new members of the Association.

 


OTHER FORMS OF ACTIVITIES IN THE ASSOCIATION

 

§ 42.

 

The Association may comprise clubs, creative groups, and other voluntary organisations of members.

 

§ 43.

 

Activities of such organisational units and cells of the Association must be in compliance with the Statutes and applicable laws and regulations.

 

§ 44.

 

The initiative group shall notify the Management Board of the commencement or termination of a club, creative group, etc.

  

§ 45.

 

The above-mentioned organisational units shall receive assistance, support and resources from the Association subject to their then-current availability.

 

§ 46.

 

Clubs, creative groups and other organisational units with more than twenty members of the Association each shall have a right to delegate their representative to participate in a meeting of section/ club /branch Boards and the Management Board to provide advice.

 

 

ASSETS, ECONOMIC ACTIVITY AND OFFICE OF THE ASSOCIATION

 

§ 47.

 

1.    The assets of the Association shall include:

A) membership fees and other membership contributions;

B) inheritances, grants and donations;

C) subventions and subsidies;

D) income from movable and real property of the Association;

E) income from property rights;

F) income from fundraising activities and public events;

G) income from own cash resources;

H) income from economic activities;

I) income from shares held by the Association in commercial partnerships and companies.

2.    The funds of the Association shall be spent in accordance with the budget.

3.    10% of the sums collected from copyrights and other rights provided for in the Copyright and Related Rights Law may be allocated by the Association for social and cultural purpose and for promotion of film-related activities.

4.    The financial year of the Association shall be the calendar year.

 

§ 48.

 

In order to obtain funds for its statutory activities, the Association may run an economic activity, whether independently or in cooperation with other entities, in the following scope:

 

1)     Non-school arts education (PKD 85.52. Z)

2)     Non-school sports education and sports and recreation activities (PKD 85.51.Z)

3)     Other non-school education not elsewhere classified (PKD 85.59.B)

4)     Education supporting activity (PKD 85.60. Z)

5)     Organisation of trade shows, exhibitions and conventions (PKD 82.30.Z)

6)     Activities of professional organisations (PKD 94.12.Z )

7)     Hotels and similar accommodation (PKD 55.10.Z)

8)     Other accommodation (PKD 55.90.Z)

9)     Restaurants and other permanent food service establishments (PKD 56.10.A)

10)  Preparation and delivery of food to external recipients (catering) (PKD 56.21.Z)

11)  Preparation and serving of beverages (PKD 56.30.Z)

12)  Publishing of books (PKD 58.11.Z)

13)  Publishing of newspapers (PKD 58.13.Z)

14)  Publishing of journals and periodicals (PKD 58.14.Z)

15)  Other publishing activities (PKD 58.19.Z)

16)  Publishing activities related to other software (PKD 58.29.Z) 

17)  Motion picture, video and television programme production activities (PKD 59.11.Z )

18)  Production activities related to motion pictures, videos and television programmes (PKD 59.12.Z.)

19)  Motion picture projection activities (PKD 59.14.Z)

20)  Sound recording and music publishing activities (PKD 59.20.Z)

21)  Free and subscription television programme broadcasting (PKD 60.20.Z)

22)  Radio broadcasting (PKD 60.10.Z)

23)  Computer programming activities (PKD 62.01.Z)

24)  Data processing, website management (hosting) and similar activities (PKD 63.11.Z)

25)  Web portal activities (PKD 63.12.Z) 

26)  News agency activities (PKD 63.91.Z)

27)  Other information service activities not elsewhere classified (PKD 63.99.Z)

28)  Rental and operating of own or leased real estate (PKD 68.20.Z)

29)  Public relations and communication activities (PKD 70.21.Z) 

30)  Advertising agency activities (PKD 73.11.Z)

31)  Market research and public opinion polling (PKD 73.20.Z)

32)  Photographic activities (PKD 74.20.Z)

33)  Leasing of intellectual property and similar products, except copyrighted works (PKD 77.40.Z)

34)  Activities of employment placement agencies (PKD 78.10.Z) 

35)   Pre-press services (PKD 18.13.Z)

36)  Reproduction of recorded media (PKD 18.20.Z)

37)  Activities of business and employers membership organisations (PKD 94.11.Z)

38)  Residential nursing care activities (PKD 87.10.Z)

39)  Residential care activities for the elderly and disabled (PKD 87.30.Z)

40)  Other residential care activities (PKD 87.90.Z)

41)  Archives activities (PKD 91.01.B)

42)  Museum activities (PKD 91.02.Z) 

43)  Support activities to performing arts (PKD 90.02.Z)

44)  Operation of arts facilities (PKD 90.04.Z)

 

§ 49.

 

1.   Any income obtained by the Association from its economic activities shall be allocated to performance of its statutory objectives. Income mentioned in the preceding sentence may not be distributed to the members of the Association.

2.    A decision to commence an economic activity shall be made by the Management Board.

3.   The Management Board shall determine the rules under which the Association will run its economic activities.

4.    A Senior Fund shall be established from a part of the income from the economic activities of the Association mentioned in § 48. The Fund shall provide aid in the area of health care and sanatorium treatment and in case of accidents and other event, in accordance with the rules of the Fund adopted by the Management Board. The rules shall determine the amount of contributions to the Fund and the rules of operation and management of the Fund.

 

§ 50.

 

1.    In external relationships, the Association shall be represented by the President or one of the Vice Presidents standing in for the President.

2.    Statements regarding property rights and obligations and powers of attorney shall require the signature of the President or, in his or her absence, a Vice President and the Treasurer acting jointly.

3.    The ZAPA Director shall be authorised to perform legal transactions concerning any matters connected with the collective management of copyrights and related rights carried out by the Association.

 

§ 51.

 

1.    The technical services that the Management Board, the Boards of sections/ clubs /branches and other organisational units may need to carry out their works shall be ensured by the Office of the Association.

2.    The organisation and scope of activities of the Office and its agencies shall be determined by the President of the Association.

 

§ 52.

 

1.   A resolution concerning the dissolution of the Association must be passed by the General Meeting by a majority of 2/3 of the votes cast in the presence of at least a half of all the members of the Association.

2.   Simultaneously with the resolution concerning the dissolution of the Association, the last General Meeting shall pass a resolution on the appropriation of the assets of the Association and shall appoint a liquidator.

 

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