Article 13

The General Assembly of the Association, which consists of representatives of the members, is the supreme body of the Association. Its functions and power are as follows:

1.Establish and amend the Charter;

2.Elect and dismiss directors;

3.Deliberate work and financial reports submitted by the Council;

4.Make resolutions on the termination of tasks or projects;

5.Make other important decisions.

 

Article 14

The General Assembly is convened annually. It shall be convened only when more than half of all members attend the Assembly. Any general resolution of the General Assembly comes into force only after it is approved by more than half of the members present at the Assembly. Any crucial resolution comes into force only after it is approved by three fourths of the members present at the Assembly. Crucial resolutions include the formulation of and amendment to the Charter and decision of termination of the Association.

 

Article 15

Each Council serves a term of three years. Should the General Election need to be brought forward or delayed under any special circumstance, it should be put to vote and approved by the General Assembly,

The General Election should not be delayed for more than one year.

 

Article 16

The Association sets up a General Council, which is the executive body of the Association. It is responsible for all members.

 

Article 17

The Council has the following power:

1.Implement the resolutions of the General Assembly;

2.Elect and dismiss Chairman; Executive Vice Chairman; Vice Chairman;

3.Convene General Assembly, and report work and financial conditions to the General Assembly;

4.Decide the removal of Director member.

5.Decide the establishment of branches, representative agencies and entities;

6.Decide the recruitment and dismissal of the top leaders in branches, representative agencies and entities;

7.Decide the recruitment and dismissal of the Secretary-General upon nomination of the Chairman;

8.Decide the recruitment and dismissal of Deputy Secretary-General according to the nomination by Secretary-General;

9.Lead different departments to undertake various tasks;

10.Establish and perfect financial and other management systems;

11.Decide other major issues.

 

Article 18

Each term for Chairman, Executive Vice Chairman, Vice Chairman lasts 3 years.

 

The Chairman is a three-year rotating position; The term of Chairman can be extended under special circumstance, but only after it is put to vote and approved by more than half of the representatives present at the General Assembly. The term of Chairman can be extended by no more than one year.

 

Article 19

The Chairman of the Association performs the following duties:

1.Convene and hold the meetings of the Council;

2.Examine the implementation of resolutions approved at General Assembly and of those agreed by the General Council of the Association.

 

Article 20

The Secretariat of the Association is an organ operating under the General Council of the Association, including Secretary-General. Secretary-General manages it.

 

Article 21

The Secretary-General performs the following duties:

The Secretary-General works under the leadership of the General Council and carries out the resolutions of the Council strictly.

1.Manage daily work of the Secretariat, implement the management regulations concerning finance, etc. passed by the General Council. Arrange the implementation of annual work plan.

2.Coordinate the work of different branches, representative agencies and entities;

3.Nominate top leaders of branches, representative agencies and entities and submit the slate of nominees to the General Council for resolutions;

4.Decide the recruitment and dismissal of employees in branches, representative agencies and entities;

5.Handle other routine work.

 

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