RULES OF PROCEDURE

These internal regulations (RI) are established in application of the statutes. It covers the modalities of application of the general statutes of the Cameroon Welding Association (ASC), and sets the provisions relative to :

  • The organization and functioning of the ASC;
  • Managing the finances of the CSA;
  • Discipline and sanctions.

The association fully subscribes to the principles of equality between all members, encourages adversarial debate and the democratic choice of its leaders under the basis of dedication criteria; selflessness and efficiency; all qualities that must allow its growth and development.

The association recognizes the existence of other associations of the same type at the level international and positions itself in relation to them, as a potential partner ready to develop in synergy any kind of action that can contribute to the achievement of its objectives.



Chapter 1: General Assembly

Article 1: of the general assembly

The general assembly is held in accordance with the terms set out in the general statutes.

Article 2: participants in the general assembly

Take part in the general assembly, with voting rights, all the founding members and law in order. May also take part, but without voting rights, honorary members, any guests, observers and certain people who through their experience or expertise can shed light on the fuzzy points of the debate.

Article 3: modalities for convening members

      (1) The agenda of the general assembly is prepared by the executive board.

Article 8: terms of withdrawal or cancellation

      (1) In the event of voluntary resignation, the withdrawing member is entitled to reimbursement of his assets. within the association at the end of the financial year.
      (2) Cancellation within the meaning of Article 2 of these rules of procedure is pronounced, on the one hand, against a member in cases of refusal to pay its dues and, on the other hand, the refusal to conduct a activity despite the means made available to him by the association and the refusal to justify himself.
The refusal to comply with the objects and texts of the ASC, despite a call for order, leads to loss of all rights of the member concerned and who, moreover, must pay all his debts to the association on pain of legal action.

Chapter 2: Organization and functioning

Article 9: of the general assembly

      (1) The supreme body of the ASC has the role of:
      • Define the association's policy;
      • Approve the operating and investment budget;
      • Approve the management accounts and the accounting of the executive office
      • Set the annual contribution rate and membership fees;
      • To pronounce the delisting of a member following serious facts or non-compliance with the basic texts;
      • Declare the membership of a member;
      • Receive the report of the executive board;
      • Appreciate the work of the members of the executive board;
      • Elect the members of the executive committee;
      • Decide on the devolution of the assets of the association in the event of dissolution.
      (2) The president is the proxy with the treasurer to carry out in the bank, the various fund operations decided by the general meeting.
      (3) The voice of the president is decisive during the deliberations in general assembly.
      (4) The secretary replaces the president if the latter is unable to attend. However, he cannot order a disbursement.
      (5) The president has custody of the personal and immovable property of the CSA.

Article 13: from the vice-president

The Vice-President reports to the President and assists the President in his duties. For this purpose, he receives the delegations of power. In the event of absences or temporary impediment of the president duly noted by the executive committee, the vice-president can initiate actions of a nature financial in agreement with the treasurer. Under no circumstances should he take any actions that could harm the general policy and proper functioning of the association.

Article 14: of the secretary general

      (1) The Secretary General provides the secretariat during the meetings of the Executive Board and the General Assembly.
      (2) He keeps all association records up to date. He ensures by diligence a permanent link between the members and the executive board.
      (3) He maintains the archives of the association and prepares, on the instructions of the president, the correspondence to be submitted for his signature.
      (4) The chairman appoints a secretary for the meeting if the titular secretary is unable to attend.

Article 15: from the Deputy Secretary General

He assists the Secretary General in his duties.

Chapter 4: financial management

Article 20: from the bank account

ASC assets are deposited into a bank account. The withdrawal procedure is subject to the double signature of the president and the treasurer of the association.

Article 21: account management

      (1) At the start of the financial year, which runs from January 1 to December 31, an audit is carried out for the review and verification of the association's accounts for the previous year.
      (2) The auditor has access to the related accounting books. It examines the annual balance sheets and accounting extracts and certifies their accuracy, in accordance with the accounting supporting documents and the requirements of the law.

Chapter 5: Discipline

Article 22: discipline of responsible members

The responsible members (everyone is responsible) of the statutory bodies of the ASC are all subject without reservation to the discipline prescribed in the basic texts. It is strictly forbidden to any CSA member of:

  • Embezzle association funds as well as material;
  • Failure to pay annual dues on time;
  • Fail to carry out an activity foreseen in the CSA action plan;
  • Missing out on meetings and meetings without valid reasons.

Article 23: discipline in the realization of projects

In the case of the achievements of group projects, it is strictly forbidden for a member of the association to want to impose his points of view on others. All projects are carried out on a direct basis or on call for tenders.

If the above regulatory quorum is not reached, another meeting is called within 15 days and, if this time the quorum is not always reached, the general meeting thus convened validly decides